Yao Foundation

Yao Foundation partnership

Volvo CE has partnered with retired NBA (National Basketball Association) star Yao Ming’s Yao Foundation, donating 3 million RMB ($481,000) to the charity’s athletic programs for underprivileged children in China. Through its Hope Primary School Basketball Program, the Yao Foundation has reached nearly 27,000 children from 47 rural schools in 18 provinces across China, helping them build confidence and learn good sportsmanship through the sport of basketball.