Victoria He Yuan Village Wu Zhi Qiao

Site Location – Heyuan Village, Jiuhe Town, Yulong County, Lijiang City

Site Background – There are four villages near the bridge site, and the footbridge will mainly support commutation of 2 villages with population around 300 Bai and Li minority villagers from 60 households. Heyuan village is located in a very remote and mountainous area. Annual per capita income is less than RMB500.

Villagers Benefited – 2020 nos (about 300 students)

The Need – Currently, the river is approximately 43 meters wide. However, during raining seasons (June to September), water level is about 1.2-1.5 meters, and sometimes upto 1.5 meters high. High water level lasts for 2-3 months.

Project Team – Teacher and student team from Xian University of Architecture and Technology (XUAT) and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

Project Sponsors: VEO Logo VNPTA VSA Primary PTA LG VCT

  • Victoria Educational Organisation
  • Victoria Nursery & Kindergarten P.T.A.
  • Victoria Shanghai Academy
  • Victoria Shanghai Academy (Primary) P.T.A
  • Victoria Charitable Trust Fund


45 professionals and student volunteers from Hong Kong and Mainland universities built a more than 50 meters long footbridge with the local villagers successfully in Heyuan Village during the period from 2 Jun to 9 Jun.
Project team finalized the bridge design in May and planned to have the bridge building trip in Jun.

XUAT conducted the 1st investigation trip in Jul.

Click here for investigation report (Chinese version only).