BEIJING, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) — Like many children of the Yi ethnic group in the remote Daliang Mountain in southwest China, 11-year-old Azuowule knows that there is a Grandpa Xi who cares about them.
Ahead of the Spring Festival in early 2018, President Xi Jinping visited the homes of impoverished villagers who live in Zhaojue County, deep in the Daliang Mountain in Sichuan Province.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, chatted with the villagers on their children’s schooling.
The children’s journey to school has become much easier over the past years.
When Azuowule started primary school four years ago, he had to walk for more