Chinese janitor for 30 years has been helping students from poor families

• Chinese janitor helps students from poor families for 30 years

Sometimes it so happens that the most generous is the man who has almost nothing himself. Perhaps these people are trying to help others, precisely because they themselves do not know firsthand what the need. And conventional scavenger from the Chinese city of Shenyang, working hard physical labor on the street in any weather, in every way to help children from poor families to receive education, to give them a chance for a good future.

Chinese janitor for 30 years has been helping students from poor families Chinese janitor for 30 years has been helping students from poor families

56-year-old Zhao Yongzhu (Zhao Yongjiu) for over thirty years to give their money to a charity that provides education for children from poor families. During all this time the funds donated Zhao, was enough to completely learn the 37 disciples. Perhaps his contribution does not look as impressive, what can boast more affluent people, but only as long as to take into account all the circumstances.

Chinese janitor for 30 years has been helping students from poor families

The fact that the income Zhao and so small by Chinese standards: every month he receives 2,400 yuan (a little less than $ 350), of which 600 pays for the lease of the apartment. The remaining funds are barely enough to feed themselves, let alone on some luxuries, such as high-quality clothing and some household appliances, and not talking. And yet, for three decades, Zhao donated a total of 170,000 yuan (about 24 US $ 705 US). And it's certainly quite an impressive amount for a person working in the usual scavengers.

Chinese janitor for 30 years has been helping students from poor families

Today Zhao works virtually all the time, until he sleeps: he goes from house to four-thirty in the morning and returned at nine o'clock. Some time ago, he sold his apartment and moved into a small one-room apartment, to save even more and more to give to the children's education.

Chinese janitor for 30 years has been helping students from poor families

As he says Zhao, he grew up in poverty, his father died in 1976, and then she and her mother barely making ends meet, surviving only thanks to the help of neighbors and compassion. Feeling gratitude to strangers who do not remain aloof from their difficult situation, Zhao decided that he was in that whatever was to find a way to pay back your debt to society.

Chinese janitor for 30 years has been helping students from poor families

Zhao tries to give almost all his money to charity.