Chinese volunteers have been offering their helping hands in lots of countries around the world. On the occasion of International Volunteer Day, Xinhua has selected some photos that show the touching moments of their volunteering work overseas.
Chinese volunteer teacher Lin Jieyu interacts with local students at Ban Nongping Elementary School in Vientiane, Laos, March 25, 2019. Ban Nongping Elementary School was established in 2013 with aid from China. (Xinhua/Wang Jingqiang)
Qian Feng, a Chinese volunteer, shares lunch with students at Hanka Primary School in Mathare slums, Nairobi, Kenya, March 6, 2017. A Chinese public welfare project, Free Lunch for Children, was introduced to Kenya to provide the local impoverished primary school students at the Mathare slums with free breakfast and lunch. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)
A medical team conducts an eye surgery for a patient in Halalei, capital of Zimbabwe, Nov. 23, 2010. Since 1963, some 220 million patients in 48 African countries have been treated by Chinese medical personnel as of 2018, according to the National Health Commission. (Xinhua/Li Ping)
A volunteer assistant cries as he knows that the Chinese medical team is leaving, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Feb. 7, 2010. (Xinhua/Wu Xiaoling)