MBL invites you to take the “Books For Kids” trip to China!

MBL has set up the “Books For Kids” project to help adoptive families travel to China to find answers to their questions. Once registered, the MBL China Team will help you travel from your country to China. Thank you for joining us and for sharing this journey of love with MBL!

Key “Books For Kids” trip activities include (you can choose the activities you want to participate in):

  • Homestay with a local Chinese family.
  • Visiting local schools and taking part in classroom activities and other events.
  • With MBL volunteers, joining culture workshops at Special Needs Schools & Orphanages.
  • Travelling with MBL volunteers; travelling by train or local bus to impoverished villages and setting up MBL Children’s Libraries. (We encourage you to bring books you are willing to donate.)

Here is the schedule for the upcoming December trip: Application deadline: 10 Nov, 2016

(application of China visa documents will be supported by MBL China team)

              MBL volunteer home in Nanjing                   Dec/2016
Date Schedule details (MBL “Books for Kids” Project)
12 Dec


London flight to Shanghai/Nanjing
13 Dec


Arrival in Shanghai /Nanjing

Have a rest and familiar with the surrounding environment of host family

14 Dec


Ningxin sunshine homeland ( disability children orphanage)

AM: English lesson/read books/games with children/students there

PM: workshop or learn traditional handmade article with disability students

15 Dec


Vistit one of school in Nanjing and experience the city students life

Volunteer work / Language learning in the afternoon

16 Dec


City tour

Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum

Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum is located in the Zhong Mountain Scenic Area in the east suburb of Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province. As the mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the father of the Republic of China, it is considered the Holy land of Chinese people both home and abroad. With deep historical significance, magnificent architecture and beautiful scenery

Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum

Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum is one of the biggest imperial tombs in China. It lies in the eastern suburbs of Nanjing City at the southern foot of Zhongshan (Purple) Mountain. Emperor Chengzu, Zhu Yuanzhang, the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and Queen Ma were buried there.

The Confucius Temple is located on the busiest street in the entire southern part of Nanjing city. The Temple is over a thousand years old and was originally a place set aside to revere Confucius by offering sacrifices to his memory.

Zhonghua Gate 

The city wall of Nanjing was built from 1360 to 1386 under the founder of the Ming dynasty, the Hongwu Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang. In 1368, Zhu Yuanzhang was crowned Emperor, and made Nanjing his capital. The southern and eastern sections of the old city wall from the Tang dynasty were incorporated into the new wall. The northern and eastern sections were built afresh. The city wall was 33.676 kilometres long.

17 Dec


Childrens’ Palace-Join different art class (two course) in the morning

Lunch at Children’s Palace

Join another different art class (two course) /reading club /volunteer work/ sports activities in the afternoon

18 Dec


Nanjing flight to Chengdu  Flight around 2.5 hours

Chengdu to Junnian   Bus around 6 hours

Settled done at hotel and prepare materials

19 Dec


Build up MBL & CLC international library

Teaching local students English, activities with students and learning exchange with teachers

20 Dec


JunNian back to Chengdu (6 hours by Bus)

Stay one night in Chengdu

21 Dec


Chengdu flight to Nanjing (flight around 2.5 hours)

Have a rest day (Julie’s family would like to invite volunteer dinner together)

Farewell party with all friends in Nanjing and summary this MBL volunteer unforgettable experience.

***or CLC student flight from Chengdu to London, could have a rest day in Chengdu with some local visit, then take 22 Dec’s flight back home***

22 Dec


Flight back to UK

If you’re interested, please contact Mrs ZHU Li

Tel: (+86 13905150047) 

Email: juliezhu34@hotmail.com 


1/Homestay fee: £50/dayX9days=£450(including 3 meals)

2/ the above schedule not including international air tickets, china domestic flight, local transportation, trip highlight entrance fee and personal consumption.

3/ participants need to fill up the photo consent form