Who We Are
The Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation is a public welfare foundation established in 1986 by the China Welfare Institute founded by Mme. Soong Ching Ling herself. Since its inception, the Foundation has consistently adhered to Mme. Soong’s care for public welfare and has implemented projects and activities in education, culture, health and medicine and other socially sustainable fields to the benefit of needy people.
With a professional management and executive team, the Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation is a public welfare organization of high efficiency, standardization and transparency. With particular attention to the welfare of women and children, the Foundation has set up a good number of projects in the fields of maternal and child health care and aid to children’s education and culture in China’s major cities, provinces and autonomous regions. Along with social changes in China, SSCLF has also developed an international vision and has extended its advantages to conduct international cooperation and exchange projects. In cooperating with various other fields, SSCLF is dedicated to have Mme. Soong Ching Ling’s loving causes benefit more people and help promote the development of the society as a whole.
To carry on and promote Soong Ching Ling’s thought and spirit and make full use of the professional advantages of the establishments of China Welfare Institute, SSCLF spares no efforts in improving the lives of underprivileged women, children and other help-needed people and helps promote a balanced development of society through the funding and implementation of sustainable public welfare projects in education, culture and medical-and-health care.
Soong Ching Ling’s Public Welfare Spirit
“Relief is not alms-giving.”
“Help others to help themselves.”
“Give help to people who are most in need.”
“Teach one to fish rather than give him a fish.”
“Give our whole-hearted service to women and children.”
“Give the most precious things to children.”