The "China Philanthropists" list of "China's top ten social promoters" is launched once a year, aiming at demonstrating exemplary power for explorers and leaders in the social field. Among the "Top Ten Social Promoters in 2017" list, besides Ma Yun, there are well-known social figures such as Xu Jiayin, Ma Weihua, and Shi Yigong.
In 2015, the Ma Yun Public Welfare Foundation initiated the “Ma Yun Rural Teacher Program” to provide 100 rural teachers with a total of RMB 10 million in bonus funding and three years of professional development support. Up to now, the "Ma Yun Rural Teacher Program" and the Ma Yun Rural Teacher Award have been selected for the third session. A total of 300 outstanding rural teachers have been selected from across the country, directly affecting more than 7,000 rural teachers and more than 100,000 students.
Ma Yun Charity Foundation has also issued the "Village Principals Program" and "Country Normal School Student Program" to find and support outstanding Chinese village principals, select outstanding teachers graduates to become rural teachers, and train future rural educators.
In addition, the Ma Yun Charity Foundation also launched a pilot project for rural boarding schools in 2017, supporting the two companies in Guizhou for three consecutive years of support and participating in the upgrading of rural boarding schools. In the future, more companies will join the rural boarding school program and contribute their efforts to rural education.
In addition to rural education, Ma Yun and Alibaba are participating in various fields to promote social progress. On December 1, last year, Alibaba’s Poverty Alleviation Fund was launched. In the next five years, it will invest 10 billion yuan in this business to explore a new model of “Internet Plus Poverty Alleviation”, with a focus on poverty alleviation through education, e-commerce out of poverty, poverty alleviation, and women Out of poverty and other directions.
Alibaba is also using its platform strengths and model innovations to drive public participation in public welfare. According to statistics, in 2017, the number of merchants donated through the “Public Welfare Babies” on the Alibaba platform reached 1.78 million, and the total amount of donations donated by businesses and consumers reached 298 million yuan. 350 million consumers directly participate in public welfare and 6 billion in public welfare donations are generated. The pen has cumulatively helped more than 3.27 million vulnerable groups, covering 31 provinces (municipalities, autonomous regions) and Myanmar, Ethiopia, Sudan and other countries and regions.access: