Helen Boyle came to China in 2008 but she never expected that her life would one day be closely linked to the lives of migrant children.
Helen visited many schools in China and stumbled across a school for the children of migrant workers. She was appalled at the lack of educational resources available at the school but was inspired by the children's enthusiasm to learn.
Her desire and drive to help others motivated Helen to give up her job in the UK and start a new life by founding the non-profit Migrant Children Foundation in 2009.
Helen Boyle, founder of the Migrant Children Foundation, holds a migrant child in her arms. [Courtesy of Helen Boyle]
Helen Boyle, founder of the Migrant Children Foundation, poses for a group photo with migrant children. [Courtesy of Helen Boyle]
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