Vancouver Sowers Society of Education (WEN MIAO) is an education charity established in 2002 and obtained official Charity Status in 2006. Their mission is to raise awareness for education in economically challenged regions of the world. They are non-religious, non-political, non-profit and all the staff are volunteers. The goal is to help improve the education in poor countries and regions. The current focus is on China, but also in Vancouver, local funding a number of educational projects.