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"
Our shelter was born in 2008. Click here to see it's progress.