ADDIS ABABA, (Xinhua) --
Chinese firm PowerChina International Group
Limited (PCIGL) on Thursday donated educational supplies to
Ethiopia blind charity -Addis Hiwot Center of the Blind (AHCB).
consisted of computers, audio players, earphones and other
stationary materials that can easily be used by visually
Speaking at the
donation ceremony in Addis Ababa, Fu Jie, Ethiopia Country
Manager of PCIGL, said Wednesday’s donation is the latest in a
series of philanthropic donations across Ethiopia done by PCIGL.
The donation to the
charity is part of our social responsibility as a member of this
society, it also expresses our sincerity to this community by
giving aid to those who are in need, he added.
PCIGL has been
involved in Ethiopia’s infrastructure project for close to two
decades, building hydro plants, road projects and wind farms.
Asrat Tilahun, Board
member of Addis Hiwot Center of the Blind, said the educational
supplies donation can help the center maintain its charity
The charity offers
training of skills and educational services to about 500
The charity has
previously received donations from the Chinese embassy in
Dawit Berhanu, 35, a
beneficiary of Addis Hiwot Center of the Blind, said the
donations from PowerChina will ensure blind people can benefit
from the charity’s services as he successfully did.