Category Archives: Programme Updates

Stepping Stones’ first Egg Walkathon team is ONLINE!

Egg Walkathon, launched by Shanghai United Foundation in 2011, is one of the most popular annual fundraising campaigns in Shanghai. This year, more than 1000 teams will join this campaign to walk 50 kilometers within 12 hours to support charity. … Continue reading

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Migrant Students Visit to Wellington College

On the morning of January 20th, 2017, 18 pupils accompanied by 2 teachers and 2 parents from Wenhe Primary School arrived at Shanghai Wellington College to participate in the Annual Chinese New Year Performance and experience Wellington school life. After … Continue reading

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Call for Egg-walk Team!

Egg Walkathon, as one of the most well-known fundraising campagin in Shanghai, China, is now calling for charity teams. This year, Stepping Stones partners with Shanghai United Foundation, who initiated this annual campagin in 2011, to recruit 1-2 volunteer teams … Continue reading

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Spring Term 2017: Volunteer with us to teach English to disadvantaged children!

Want to create a better future for migrant children in Shanghai? Meet like-minded volunteers from around the world and discover your inner talent in teaching and mentoring? Stepping Stones China is now recruiting enthusiastic volunteers to join its Classroom Teaching … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for Stepping Stones' Videolink Program!

Want to teach English to our students, but no time to travel to their schools? Want to know more about how charitable projects operate? Want to contribute to improve the education for left-behind children in China? Come and join our … Continue reading

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Update on Stepping Stones’ 2016 new programs

As the end of the year approaches, we would like to give all of our friends an update on Stepping Stones’ 2016 new programs. 1. Stepping Up Since May, Stepping Stones has installed a computer classroom and sent 8 volunteers … Continue reading

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El Fuego supports our After School Program

Stepping Stones is glad to announce the new partnership with El Fuego Education Services starting this month. El Fuego will promote our volunteering program to high school students in Shanghai, as well as sponsoring our high school Volunteer Appreciation Party … Continue reading

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Rural Placement Opportunities for the Adventurous Volunteer

After a successful fundraising campaign through Tencent’s Charity Day, Stepping Stones, now has some funds to support Individual Volunteer Placements! Our Individual Volunteer Placements (IVPs) have been running for the past two years now and we have already sent more … Continue reading

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Weekend Rural Volunteering Tour this November!

This autumn get prepared for a once in a life time adventure to join a Stepping Stones rural weekend tour! From November 11 to 13 we will lead a group of volunteers to teach English to “left-behind” children in a … Continue reading

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"An experience I will never forget"

In August, I joined Stepping Stones as a volunteer. Later that month, I joined a Stepping Stones rural tour, with 8 other volunteers to teach English to primary school children for a week in Lizhang Village. Lizhang is a remote, … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for fundraising and recruitment events in September!

The new academic year is about to start, and things are getting busy at Stepping Stones! We need volunteers to help with a number of different one day events. Please contact us if you would like to get involved! 1) … Continue reading

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Morning Tears Children Visit Stepping Stones Office

Morning Tears China (MTC) is an non-profit organization that aims at helping convict’s offspring psychologically and economically, who are often ostracized by society for their parents wrong-doings. MTC has afforded a home to 480 children and psychological care to over … Continue reading

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An exciting afternoon at Christie’s!

On July 28th Stepping Stones and Christie’s Auction House of Shanghai co-hosted a fun and immersive painting workshop for 20 local migrant students. The event took place at Christie’s Shanghai headquarters near the Bund. Christie’s is an auction house of … Continue reading

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Three new projects bring a greater variety of volunteering opportunities!

Stepping Stones will officially turn 10 years old this coming October. With the generous support from our donors, supporters and volunteers, we are very excited to announce that 3 new projects will start soon. (1) English Teacher Training Program With … Continue reading

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New Frontiers for Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones is pleased to have had Johan Vink recently complete his first “Short-term Placement Assignment” in Wuxi, China. Johan worked as an English teacher in Wuxi from May 30th until June 8th. While he was there not only did … Continue reading

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