Pain don’t!”Hope old man” Zhou Huosheng died, has gone to dabie Mountain 100 times

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Zhou Huosheng, a retired teacher from Kunshan, Suzhou, died at the age of 88 on Feb 14, according to the official Weibo account of the Suzhou Media Group’s All-media Production center.He went to Dabie Mountain 100 times to mobilize people from all walks of life to offer love for the Hope project.After retirement, he sold books on his tricycle with dry food and donated more than 500,000 yuan to poor students.Over the past 20 years, he has inspired donations of more than 12 million yuan and changed the fate of more than 1,300 students.He is affectionately called “hope old man” by netizens.File photo: Zhou Huosheng.Xinhua News Agency a special experience Zhou Huosheng is a teacher in Kunshan city, Jiangsu Province.In 1993, after learning about Hope Primary School in Jinzhai County from a newspaper, Zhou sent his first donation to the school.In 1995, zhou Huosheng, after retirement, traveled more than 600 kilometers by train, bus and mountain road. He entered The Hope Primary School in Jinzhai County for the first time. What he saw deeply hurt his heart.”In a two-story earthen building, there are more than 70 students crammed into a small classroom. The desk is just a board, and the benches are high and low. All the students brought them from home by themselves, and the Windows are papered over.Talking about the scene at that time, Zhou Huo-sheng still could not calm down.”I am sad. I will take project Hope as my life project for the rest of my life!”Zhou huo-sheng wrote in his diary.After returning to Kunshan, Zhou decided to devote all his efforts and energy to the donation for the poor children.Relying only on their meager pension is not enough, after consulting with his wife, the couple decided to raise money by selling books for charity.For more than 20 years, Zhou Huosheng learned to ride a tricycle at the age of 65 to sell books for charity.Since then, in the streets and alleyways of Kunshan, campus enterprises, people can always see a thin old man riding a tricycle, hanging on the “charity book donation Project Hope” flag.Over the past 20 years, Zhou Huosheng has traveled to more than 80 primary and secondary schools in Kunshan city and sold more than 150,000 books. He has ridden four new tricycles into scrap metal successively.In order to save every penny, Zhou huosheng brought dry food and water with him every time he went out to buy and sell books.Once he went to Jinzhai, in order to save the hotel fee, he covered himself with his clothes and went to sleep leaning against the corner.With the 15 yuan he saved for accommodation, he bought 100 more pencils and distributed them to poor students.Every year, Zhou Huosheng runs to Jinzhai several times, in order to collect donations to send to the poor children, he often has to cross the mountains for half a day.One man drives a city No matter in the heat of summer or in the cold of winter, Zhou went out to sell books more than 10 times a month.Inspired by him, more and more people joined his caring team.In 2010, a group of caring people launched the “Kunshan Zhouhuosheng Hope Project Volunteer Association”.Over the years, Zhou huosheng, volunteers and charitable enterprises have donated more than 12 million yuan in materials to jinzhai County Hope Project. Personally, he has donated more than 480,000 yuan to Jinzhai County Hope Project through charity book sales and prize money, and more than 1,300 students have been subsidized.On May 19, 2018, zhou Huosheng, an octogenarian, visited Jinzhai County, Anhui Province for the 100th time, accompanied by doctors, and again sent donations and supplies to Hope Primary School in dashanli.On May 18, 2018, 84-year-old Zhou Huosheng set out from Qiandeng Town, Kunshan, Jiangsu province, to Jinzhai, Anhui province, to send donations and supplies to hope Primary School in the mountain. This was the 100th time for the old man to go to Jinzhai to help students.”I am a Party member, comrade Lei Feng, Mr. Tao Xingzhi, is my lifelong model to learn.”With the money he saved and part of the money he used to sell his books, Zhou set up the “Learn Leitao Fund”, through which he not only donated to poor children, but also rewarded teachers who devoted themselves to project Hope.Into the octogenarian Zhou Huo sheng suffered from cerebral infarction, the spirit has been significantly worse than before, walk some tottering.However, she never forgot that May 19 was the anniversary day of Jinzhai Hope Primary School, and she never forgot her promise to go to Jinzhai for the 100th time.”I’m glad to see that the kids are getting a better education and doing better, and now the number of students going to school is growing.One hundred times is a new starting point. As long as I can walk, I will continue to see children and hear their dreams.The hope project is my life project. Where there is life, there is hope.”Zhou Lao said.Zhou huosheng and his volunteers raised money through a book sale.Zhou huo-sheng hopes that the relay of love will continue.He spent his whole life interpreting “being a teacher”, making children in mountainous areas never go to school.”Hope old man” Zhou Huosheng, all the way good!Source: Official wechat of Shanghai Baoshan