The People’s Daily in China is reporting a retired Chinese couple, Mr Chen Shannian and Ms She Yinghe, both professors, have donated their 1 million yuan (AU$224,140) Life savings to the Energy and Environment School of Southeast University, Nanjing.
The money is to be set aside in a joint named scholarship. MR Chen is quoted to have said that setting up the scholarship this something that they have been wanting to do for a long time. The scholarship is to be awarded to undergraduate and graduates of the Energy and Environment School of Southeast University.
The couple said that it has taken them many years to save up and that they don’t care much about feeding clothes and that they spend very little.