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The Second Grundfos Green IT Classroom Unveiled in Zhongjiang, Deyang

On September 19th, some special guests arrived at Wanfu Town, Zhongjiang County, Deyang City. They were volunteers from Grundfos who help build the Green IT Classroom and this time they came with more gifts for the school students. In order to thank the volunteers from Grundfos and Netspring, the students also put on a talent show.
Grundfos has always been active in corporate social responsibility. Last month, we partnered with Netspring and Beyong the city to bring 10 students from Deyang Mountain in Sichuan Province to Shanghai for a career trip. Today, we work with partners again to equip schools in Zhongjiang, Deyang with laptops. Nelson Mandela once said, "Education is the most powerful tool to change the world." We believe that every student, no matter where they come from, should have the opportunity toward succeed. With an IT classroom, children have access to more tools to turn their dreams into reality. It's where they can explore, learn and grow.

_President of Grundfos China

After the opening ceremony, everyone carried out the unveiling the name plate in front of the IT classroom. Students then had their first computer lesson in the brand-new classroom. They were all very excited because they rarely had the opportunity to use computers before. In the environmental protection class, the students learned more about water saving. Later during handicraft class, the volunteers showed the children how to make hand-made products.
Wanfu Town is in the mountainous area of Sichuan Province, 70 km away from the county, more than 2 hours from Chengdu by car, and there is no high-speed rail. Children usually live in school and barely leave the small town. The computers are now their bridge to communicate with the outside world, which is now possible with the help of the Green IT Classroom.
An immersive experience for your future career
The word career seems distant from children, but it is never too late to start a professional experience. With the support of Grundfos, 10 students from Wanfu Middle School went on a week-long city trip to Shanghai. During this week's trip, the students explored a lot in Shanghai, from the consulate to the wet market, from the streets of Shanghai to the LEGO factory, from Ikea to Studio9 store. Through these explorations, they found more possibilities in life, and saw a broader choice in the future.
“Read ten thousand books, travel ten thousand miles!  This trip to Shanghai city has brought me a lot of insights.  It is a great pleasure to meet a group of excellent, competent and friendly staff and growth companions. Thank you for accompanying us to visit various famous landmarks in Shanghai. The magnificence of the three-piece set, the majesty of the Oriental Pearl, the sweat on our faces in the wet market, the joy we had in New York University Shanghai and the infinite knowledge of Fudan University are perfect interpretations of the truth of endless learning.”
_Career Trip Participating Student
On the same day, we also asked the children who went to the shanghai trip for what they had learned. Some of them said, "Grundfos has given us better conditions, and we will definitely study more seriously than before, hoping to get out of the mountains."