Shangri-la, Yunnan province, China: Albatross Foundation
ALBATROSS FOUNDATION FOR HARVARD SERVES 2012
Albatross Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded in April 2011. It includes 100 members of which one third are from Harvard. Our Vision is to build a global organization dedicated to educating the world’s youth on sustainable development with innovative and fun educational tools. Our Mission in the first year was to target mainly at Chinese primary school children focusing on awareness about environment and the conservation of natural ecosystems.
For Harvard Serves 2011, Albatross trained 750 children in 3 remote schools that were re-built by the Jet Li One Foundation in Sichuan province (China) after the earthquake.
For Harvard Serves 2012, several charitable initiatives were implemented in May 2012 in Shangri-la, Yunnan province (China). 70 youths & adults participated in the Albatross Train-the-trainer environmental program. 5 NGOs representing different minority groups took part in the program. 720 Albatross books were donated to minorities children. Over 100 children and adults celebrated with Albatross team at its 1st anniversary donation ceremony
Albatross will continue to roll out its charitable programs to the minority population in Yunnan province. This includes setting up Albatross libraries to reach the minority/impoverished youth.
For more information or to get involved with the Albatross Foundation, contact: Ghislaine Bouillet-Cordonnier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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