Bo Ai Animal Protection Centre Of Guangyuan
Our Founder, Du Yufeng
Du was born in Guangyuan in 1958.
When she was 2 years old her mother died, leaving her father to raise her and her 5 siblings.
Du holds her father responsible for her empathy towards animals:
"When I was small, dad bought us rabbits, sheep, ducks, pigeons, cats and dogs. A representative of each species was entrusted to each of us and a reward of a few Yuan every month meant that we looked after our given animals very well.
This is, without a doubt, when my 'revolution' really began"
In 2003 Du's rescuing began when she saved 20 stray dogs.
Previously she ran a successful kindergarten school but she sold her business and turned the building into a stray dog rescue organisation.
"I feel that my role is to defend the most vulnerable and, for me, that means dogs and cats"