Sowers Action Challenging 12 Hours (苗圃挑戰12小時) aims at fund-raising for the underprivileged children, orphans in Mainland China.
This year, we have 19 staff and their family members to take part in 12km, 26km or 53km marathon on Oct 22, 2017. It started from Shing Mun Reservoir (城門水塘主壩) to Hong Kong Teachers’ Association Lee Heng Kwei Secondary School (香港教師會李興貴中學) .
Million Tech has been continuously sponsoring the charity activities organised by Sowers Action and encouraging our staff to support the people in need for more than 10 years, we hope more and more children in Mainland China can be helped.
About Sowers Action (苗圃行動)
Established in 1992, Sowers Action is a non-religious, non-political and non-profit-making registered charity in Hong Kong, committed to promote education aid in rural China by providing multidimensional support measures such as student sponsorship, school construction and facilities, teacher training, children & youth welfare and special education, bringing education to underprivileged or disabled students. They raise funds for education aid and operational expenditure purposes separately to ensure all generous donations are used in an effective manner.
Major fundraising events, including “Challenging 12 Hours Charity Marathon”, “Walk to Guangzhou”, “Long March for Education”, etc., are held annually to raise public awareness about the cause we support. Sowers Action visited 243 counties in 16 provinces, built 1,300 schools, subsidised 299,000 students, subsidised 29,700 teachers to attend training, run two children´s homes and subsidised one orphan school, with a total subsidy of more than RMB470 millions.