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Beilun is a famous hometown of overseas Chinese in East Zhejiang. It has nearly 15,000 overseas Chinese distributed in Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and 28 other countries and areas, and there is no lack of famous persons, such as Mr. Gu Guohua, President of Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Co., (HK) Ltd., Zhang Minyu, the founder of Taiwan Chia Hsin Cement Corp, and the grandparents of Mr.Tung Chee Hua, the first Chief Executive of Hongkong were also from Beilun. By November 2002, the district has received the donation of over RMB 65,000,000 from overseas Chinese and has set up over 270 public welfare establishments.

Mrs. Gu ShuiWenmei, original family home at Xiaogang Town Beilun District Ningbo City, is now a member of the 10th CPPCC of Ningbo. Mrs. Gu is the wife of Gu Guohe, late President of Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Co., (HK) Ltd. Mr. Gu loved his hometown very much. Since 1987, he donated HKD 1,500,000 and RMB 2,500,000 to build and cooperate in building Zongrui Libarary, Zhoucuiyu Kindergarten, Zongrui Hospital, Beilun District Children's Palace. After Mr. Gu Guohe passed away in 1990, Mrs. Gu donated RMB 5,000,000 to build the senior middle school of Gu Guohe Middle school in the name of Gu Guohe Foundation, and invested RMB 6,000,000 to buy equipment and build emergency treatment building for Zongrui Hospital together with Mr. Gu Guohua. Zhejiang Provincial People's Government has granted Mr. Gu Guohe the title of " Model Devoted to Hometown". 

Mr. Guo Guohua, original family home at Daqi Town Beilun District Ningbo City, is now Present of Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Co., (HK) Ltd., President of Ningbo Countrymen Association in Hongkong, and a member of the 7th CPPCC of Zhejiang Province. Mr. Gu and his brother Mr. Gu Guohe cared much about the construction of their hometown, and he had put forward many valuable ideas and suggestions on the construction and application of Ningbo Port and Wharf. The brothers had donated to build Zongrui Hospital, Zongrui Library, and Gu Guohe Middle School; in 1997, Mr. Gu Donated RMB 4,000,000 to build Navigation Building of Ningbo University, and donated to construct Ningbo Countrymen Association Center. Zhejiang Provincial People's Government has granted Mr. Gu the title of " Model Devoted to Hometown". 

Mrs. Sun Zhouyueqin, original family home at Qianzong Village Daqi Town Beilun District Ningbo City, is now President of Hong Kong Simatelex Manufactory Co., Ltd. Mrs. Sun Zhouyueqin cares much about her hometown and returned for many times. Since 1993, she and her brother Mr. Zhou Minguo donated RMB 1,100,000 to construct Zhou Yuman Education Building and Hou Xiaoren Science Hall at Daqi Middle School, RMB 400,000 to buy teaching tools, RMB 200,000 to buy computers, and RMB 2,100,000 to build Zhouhou Xiaoren Homes for the Aged in Daqi Town. Standing Committee of Ningbo Municipal People's Congress has awarded Ms. Sun Zhouyueqin the title of "Honorary Citizen". 
 
Mr. Yan Xincai, original family home at Lvhua Village Daqi Town Beilun District Ningbo City, is now President of Hong Kong Weide Industry Co., Ltd. and Vice President of Hong Kong Yonggang Association. Mr. Yan is an industrialist and a philanthropist. He cares much about the development of his hometown and public welfare establishments. He has donated Daqi Experimental Elementary School, RMB 1,500,000 for Yan Xonglai Education Building and Gu Lianqing PE Building, RMB 300,000 for Yan Xincai Experiment Building, RMB 600,000 for Zhao Youfei Building, RMB 500,000 for Qianlv Avenue in Daqi Town, RMB 300,000 for Sanshan Youfei Kindergarten, RMB 250,000 for Yan Xincai Paradise for the Aged at Lvhua Daqi Town, and automobiles; totally his donation has been over RMB 5,150,000. Standing Committee of Ningbo Municipal People's Congress has awarded Mr. Yan Xincai the title of "Honorary Citizen".

Mr. Ye Jiequan, original family home at Tashi Chengwan Village Daqi Town Beilun District Ningbo City, is now President of General Electric Holding (Group) Ltd., Vice President of Hong Kong Yonggang Association, member of the 11th Ningbo CPPCC, and Honorary President of Overseas Ningbo Association. He is concerned about and supports education and public welfare establishments in Beilun and Ningbo. Since 1995, he has donated to Ningbo University, Ningbo Normal University, Yude Elementary School and Yucai Elementary School at Wangao Daqi Town, etc. Standing Committee of Ningbo Municipal People's Congress has awarded Mr. Ye Jiequan the title of "Honorary Citizen".

Mr. Wang Shaocheng (deceased), original family home at Xiangjia Village Xinqi Town Beilun District Ningbo City, was Director and General Manager of Hong Kong Liguang Properties Co., Ltd. He loved his country and supported education and health development in his hometown. Since 1992, he invested in realty in Zhenhai Ningbo, and donated to build Shaocheng Elementary School at Xinqi, Beilun Children's Palace, and donated ambulances to Xinqi Hospital, etc. In September 1998, Standing Committee of Ningbo Municipal People's Congress has awarded Mr. Wang Shaocheng the title of "Honorary Citizen".

Mr. Li Kun (deceased), also named Li Shikun, original family home at Tongmeng Village Chaiqiao Town Beilun District Ningbo City, was President of Hong Kong Hegang Co., Ltd., Honorary Advisor of Hong Kong Yonggang Association, and Honorary President of Ningbo Yonggang Association. Mr. Li Kun was concerned about the construction in his hometown. And he had invested in almost 20 projects, including Zhenhai Thermo-electric Plant, Asian Pacific International Industry and Trade Company, Hegang (Ningbo) Plastic Industry Co., Ltd. and so on, donated an ambulance to Chaiqiao Hospital, RMB 720,000 to build the library for Chaiqiao Ludu Middle School, RMB 100,000 to install TV Translator Station for Chaiqiao Town, and RMB 330,000 to install water supply transformer for Tongmeng Village. Standing Committee of Ningbo Municipal People's Congress has awarded Mr. Li Kun the title of "Honorary Citizen".

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