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Contact: Embassy of Taiwan


Monday,  November 30, 2009  Mr. Benjamin Weng, President of the Care 2 Help Charitable Association (CHCA) located in New Jersey, through the embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) is scheduled to visit Saint Lucia to donate 1,400 pieces of Xmas gifts to the less fortunate children at 10 a.m. on 4th December 2009 at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence Vigie.  During his stay in Saint Lucia, Mr. Weng would also like to discuss future cooperation with local NGOs.  Mr. Benjamin Weng had donated toys to the less fortunate children in Saint Lucia in 2007 and 2008 respectively.

CHCA was founded in New Jersey of the USA as a non-profit organization in 2008 which endeavors to help improving the living standard of the impoverished people throughout North America, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.  The goal of CHCA is to help the people who are less fortunate by improving their social and economic conditions.  The four core areas of operations of CHCA are as follows:

1. Distribution:

CHCA works directly with churches, schools, charity organizations and other NGOs in many developing countries inquires the needs of local people and subsequently provides the requested goods and services.

2. Housing:

CHCA works with other charities to provide needed families with simple and modest homes for those who could not afford a home on their own.

3. Education:

CHCA advocates various educational programs by providing schools with basic supplies, desks, computers and other needed items throughout Latin America.  CHCA also supports programs that promote vocational education and training in various countries.  Many of these training programs assist students to encourage self-sustenance and self-determination.

4. Disaster Relief:

CHCA offers international humanitarian assistance by providing emergency relief to nations stricken by natural disasters, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, mudslides, etc.  When the need arises, CHCA stands ready to deliver immediate assistance, including food, water, building supplies, and other emergency relief items.

The said activity and CHCA’s visit to Saint Lucia signify the effort to build people-to-people relations the main tenets of both the Government of Saint Lucia and the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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