Recently, the Third “Tianjin Public Benefit Action” Binhai New Area Exhibition & Performance Event themed by “Public Benefit Binhai - Social Organizations in action”, which is guided by the Administration for Municipal Social Organizations, hosted by Binhai New District Civil Affairs Bureau and undertaken by Xinbei Sub-district Office, was held in Yicheng Shangbei Neighborhood Committee’s small theater. Representatives from different social organizations in the new area and volunteer representatives performed the African drum playing, public benefit story speech, poetry recitation, changing faces in Sichuan opera and gave other wonderful performances for the audience. The site was featured by warm atmosphere and repeated applause. During the performance, the signing ceremony of the third public venture project in Binhai New Area was held and 16 projects got the contracts successfully signed.
According to the information, in order to promote the development of public welfare undertakings, the new area has successfully held the social organizations’ public benefit venture activities for two consecutive years, making cumulative investment of RMB 5 million yuan financial funds, leveraging social capital of RMB 1.5 million yuan, participated by more than one thousand social organization’s practitioners, and benefiting more than 700,000 people. Since the third public venture event was launched in this June, 35 applying projects from a total of 24 social organizations have been received, and after experts’ review and other procedures, a total of 16 projects have been approved successfully. (By Wang Ning)