• Chris McMillan

Family Helps Blind Children Receive Education

Women of China


27th September 2019


Family Helps Blind Children Receive Education


Editor: Wang Liyan


In 1996, Xu Bailun received the Comenius EduMedia Award.[For Women of China]


Xu Bailun, who began working as an engineer with Beijing Institute of Architectural Design in 1955, was one of the first generation of China's architects after the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. In 1971, he lost his sight due to retinal damage. He was 41 years old at that time. Soon after that, Xu began writing stories about blind people. In 1985, he and Ji Yuqin, his wife, established Gold Key Education Research Center for Sight-impaired Children. Also that year, Xu launched the Gold Key Project, to help sight-impaired children receive education. During the past three decades, the couple has helped more than 10,000 blind children receive an education with normal children. In recognition of the couple's contributions to the creation of a "gold key" to the bright world for blind children, their family was honored as a "National Most Beautiful Family" in 2018.


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