WFWP Taiwan 25th Anniversary Celebration & Happiness Family Prize Award Ceremony
Prepared by WFWP Taiwan
At the end of 2017, Women’s Federation for World Peace Taiwan hold its 25th Anniversary Celebration & Happiness Family Prize Award Ceremony at Dun Mu Hall, Taipei Grand Hotel at 11.00 am on Saturday, December 30. In the assembly session, three major areas of achievements were shared: Health Safeguard and Character Education for Youth, Women’s Empowerment and Family Training, Women Entrepreneurs Charity Platform as for Women’s Economic Training. In the next 25 years, allowing the love for peace continue to blossom with sustainable development, Prof. Yeon Ah Moon, President, WFWPI, Dr. Poya Chang, President, Control Yuan, ROC, Ms. Lily Lin, President, WFWP-Taiwan, Mr. Xu Zhilong, General Manager, Zhiying Technology Company, Ms. Chen Suyan, General Manager, Baosheng Company, Mdm Li Jinmei, Former Director, International Rotary 3480 area, Mdm Yu Naifeng, Chairwoman, Huaneng Company, Ms. Zhao Wenyu, Chairwoman, Gong Wen Culture and Education Foundation and others were invited to launch WFWP Innovative Development Plans: First, Global Women Youth Peace Scholarship, Second, Women Online Market, Third, Establish the Global Women Peace Center. Such plans will offer training for young women and learning inherited from generation to generation; through implementing mutual assistance and mutual benefit to enhance the economic strength of women; to associate Taiwan with women in the world.
There were 15 couples and 10 families were honored at Happiness Family Prize Award Ceremony. Among the loving couple representatives, Wu Tianhui and Su Gang who were married for 62 years with diamond wedding anniversary, they always act and live for each other along the way; the newly married couple Guo Zhongyao and Chen Xinyi, managed their lives with admiration and respect; “Iron Man” Mr. Xu Chaoyan who has accident from skiing which caused him paralysis from the chest and below, he shared because his spouse Ms. Huang Soushen never give up on him and treated him with gentle and patient, he who felt so difficult to seek help from others but now willing to speak out what he needs, he thanks and praises his wife almost every day; Ms. Chen ziyin, the spouse of Indigenous peoples legislator Hon. Liao Guodong shared that as a political figures always have to go out to serve the public, she has to coordinate with her husband constantly, with such an understanding between them, they could manage and build up closer relationship too.
The True love family award is to honor the families with compassionate and filial piety; Due to the changes of the times, mother Fan Songzhen who work so hard to nurture and raise up five young children, her children Mr. Li Liandi and Ms. Li Qiulan take good care of their mothers for 70 years with love and gratitude; Another family who kept “honest, trustworthy, and thrifty” as family value, Mr. Zaifa Zhou couple who has four generations with 30 members, taking care of one another in their family; their second generation with 6 daughters and son-in-laws, 1 son and wife, their third generation with 15 grandchildren, and their fourth generation with 1 great-grandson. It is seemingly normal family, due to one of the family member appear to be a rare diseases patient, such a misery had kept the entire family in stronger unity, they even formed a musical band among similar disease children, their Son-in-law were so amazed by the hard work of his parents-in-law.
Among the VIPs who came were Hon. Dr. Poya Chang, President, Control Yuan, ROC, Prof. Thomas Hwang and Mrs. Kathleen Hwang, Mr. and Mrs. Kuo, Zheng-xin, Deputy Representative, The Korean Mission in Taipei, Hon. Liao Guodong and Hon. Ko Chih-en Legislator, Legislative Yuan, Hon. Gau, Fehng-Shian, Member, Control Yuan, Judy Ying-Ming Wong, Chief Executive Officer of the Department of NGO International Affairs, MOFA, Tsai, Qingyou, The Honorable Justice, Zheng Naiwen, Director, Department for Student Affairs and Special Education, Ministry of Education, and women entrepreneurs, women’s NGO leaders, etc., a total of more than 300 participants.