Mon, April 26, 2010
China > Mainland > 7.1-magnitude quake hits Qinghai

Quake orphans to start new school life

2010-04-26 08:55:25 GMT2010-04-26 16:55:25 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Orphans wait for an airliner at the airport of Yushu County April 26, 2010. Some 21 orphans from the Welfare Garden of Yushu County are sent to Xining, capital of northwest China's Qinghai Province, on Monday. They will start schooling here with the financial help of the local government. The houses of the Welfare Garden of Yushu County were destroyed by the 7.1-magnitude quake which hit Yushu, Qinghai, on April 14. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Orphans pose for a photo at Yushu Airport before departing for Xining April 26, 2010. Some 21 orphans from the Welfare Garden of Yushu County are sent to Xining, capital of northwest China's Qinghai Province, on Monday. They will start schooling here with the financial help of the local government. The houses of the Welfare Garden of Yushu County were destroyed by the 7.1-magnitude quake which hit Yushu, Qinghai, on April 14. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Orphans pose for a photo at Yushu Airport before departing for Xining April 26, 2010. Some 21 orphans from the Welfare Garden of Yushu County are sent to Xining, capital of northwest China's Qinghai Province, on Monday. They will start schooling here with the financial help of the local government. The houses of the Welfare Garden of Yushu County were destroyed by the 7.1-magnitude quake which hit Yushu, Qinghai, on April 14. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

An orphan of ethnic Tibetan group reads a pamphlet while waiting for an airliner at the airport of Yushu County April 26, 2010. Some 21 orphans from the Welfare Garden of Yushu County are sent to Xining, capital of northwest China's Qinghai Province, on Monday. They will start schooling here with the financial help of the local government. The houses of the Welfare Garden of Yushu County were destroyed by the 7.1-magnitude quake which hit Yushu, Qinghai, on April 14. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

An orphan of ethnic Tibetan group reads a magazine while waiting for an airliner at the airport of Yushu County April 26, 2010. Some 21 orphans from the Welfare Garden of Yushu County are sent to Xining, capital of northwest China's Qinghai Province, on Monday. They will start schooling here with the financial help of the local government. The houses of the Welfare Garden of Yushu County were destroyed by the 7.1-magnitude quake which hit Yushu, Qinghai, on April 14. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Orphans pose for a group photo at Yushu Airport before departing for Xining April 26, 2010. Some 21 orphans from the Welfare Garden of Yushu County are sent to Xining, capital of northwest China's Qinghai Province, on Monday. They will start schooling here with the financial help of the local government. The houses of the Welfare Garden of Yushu County were destroyed by the 7.1-magnitude quake which hit Yushu, Qinghai, on April 14.

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