While maintaining rapid growth, Midea Group is always actively contributing to worthy causes, believing wholeheartedly that people come first. The Group has donated more than RMB 120 million to social welfare and education causes, in recent years.
Midea Group's Humanitarian Efforts:
In 2008, Midea donated RMB 4,500,000 for relieving people who were affected by the snow disaster and RMB 15,800,000 to Wenchuan earthquake-stricken areas for rebuilding work.
In 2007, a sum of RMB 4,500,000 was donated for developing grassroots outpatient cooperative medical services and RMB 18,000,000 for constructing the Whole People Bodybuilding Sports Park in Shunde District. RMB 1,000,000 was donated for aiding and promoting Beijiao Housing Project.
In 2006, donations totaling RMB 3,000,000 were given for aiding the victims stricken by the typhoon to rebuild their homes as well as RMB 5,800,000 for aiding new rural area construction in Beijiao Town.
In 2005, a sum of RMB 1,600,000 was donated to aiding the victims stricken by the Indian Ocean Tsunami for rebuilding their homes. Additionally, Midea donated RMB 1,500,000 to the catastrophic flood-stricken areas in Guangdong Province, as well as RMB 5,500,000 for supporting the Shunde "Ten Thousand People Charity" Activity and RMB 9,000,000 for exclusively sponsoring the Opening Ceremony of the Asian Arts Festival.
In 2004, a sum of RMB 5,000,000 was donated to the Provincial Public Interest Project.
In 2003, a sum of RMB 11,500,000 was donated for combating "SARS."
In 2002, a sum of RMB 1,500,000 was donated to Shunde Welfare Fund.
In 2000, a sum of RMB 20,000,000 was donated for building Shunde College and additional donation of RMB 600,000 to the Midea Hope Primary School in Wuhu, Anhui Province.
In 1999, a sum of RMB 300,000 was donated for the school-aged children in the disaster-stricken areas in three counties of Wuhu as part of an education-aid fund.
In 1998, a sum of RMB 1,600,000 was donated to the state for flood disaster relief.