A New Year Message from Xinran

Dear MBL friends,

Xinnian yukuai (新年愉快!), Hunian jiankang ruyuan(虎年健康如愿!)

As a MBL founder, I am so happy to share this moment with you – Happy Chinese New Year!

And I would like to tell you some good news as a 2010 gift to our MBLers…

MBL website has been reopened as www.mothersbridge.org.

MBL Baixia children centre will move to a new and bigger building this summer…

MBL’s trustees are working on a plan for the next 5 years…

We are going to restructure our volunteer teams for working on the following projects:

– MBL website developments for adoptive families over the world

– MBL libraries will be set up to support children in poor areas of China

– MBL International art workshop for overseas Chinese children at Baixia children’s centre

MBL is also researching disabled orphans’ needs…

MBL is supporting the set-up of another library with Hao Ding Internet Bar’s support, it is locaded outside Nanjing city. There are about 50,000 students from age 7 to 20’s with no place for their daily reading and activites. To support MBL Children’s Libraries in China , please send picture books and images of daily life, culture and heritage from around the world to the following address. Thank you from all the young readers.

Mrs ZhuLi (MBL volunteer), Room 605, Building 71, Rui-Jin North-village, Baixia district, Nanjing, PR China 210016

Thank YOU all for being MBLer and helping MBL! Health, peace and Joy in your Tiger Year!

Xinran