First East-West United Action of
Chinese and Japanese Philanthropists Against Coronavirus was Launched
in February 2020

Feb.26, 2020Wuhan,China.

On February 16, 2020, partnering with Tsinghua University Educational Foundation and Ministry of Civil Affairs of China, East-West Philanthropy Forum launched the first East-West United Action of Chinese and Japanese philanthropists against Coronavirus. With the coordination of EWPF, Huamin Charity Foundation chaired by Chinese philanthropist Mr. Lu Dezhi and Benesse Corporation China founded by Japanese philanthropist Mr. Soichiro Fukutake jointly purchased special protective gowns, goggles, shoe covers and face masks valued more than one million RMB from Europe for frontline anti-virus workers in Wuhan, China. This is also one of the first philanthropic collaborations against Coronavirus between China and Japan as one active response to and concrete implementation of building up a bilateral relationship in new ear called by leaders of two countries in late 2019.

Chinese philanthropist Lu Dezhi and Japanese philanthropist Fukuda Zongichiro

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