BEIJING, Dec. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual conference of For Good Awards of China Social Enterprise and Impact Investment Forum declared the winners of For Good Awards 2022. Mr. Peng Shen, Founder and CEO of Waterdrop, was awarded one of the Top 10 Charitable Entrepreneurs of For Good Awards 2022.
For Good Awards 2022 is sponsored by Xiangguang Future, co-sponsored by Caixin Global and Cyzone, and organized by Shanda960.com as an annual public welfare award oriented to Chinese social enterprises, influential investment institutions, charitable commercial enterprises, charitable academic researchers, and industry promoters. It is the fifth session of the award this year.
Mr. Peng Shen led the company to create the "Insurance + Healthcare" model. Through the business combination of Waterdrop Insurance Marketplace, Waterdrop Medical Crowdfunding, and E-Find Patient recruitment, the company established a healthcare ecosystem for billions of users, played a complementary role in the construction of a multi-tiered medical-insurance system, and contributed to solving the problem of poverty because of illness.
As of September 30, 2022, more than 2.69 million patients with critical illness raised about RMB55.4 billion of medical funds through Waterdrop Medical Crowdfunding, and about 420 million users participated in donations, reflecting the concept of mutual help and loving care.
Founded by Waterdrop, Waterdrop Charity is one of the Internet public fundraising information platforms designated by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of China and provides comprehensive support for charitable organizations. Specifically, it has worked with more than 100 publicly offered foundations and launched 14,500 charity campaigns focusing on critical illness support, scholarship, poverty alleviation, and disaster relief., raising over RMB1 billion for charitable organizations.
As one of the Charitable Entrepreneurs of For Good Awards 2022, Peng Shen said that this honor is a recognition for himself and an affirmation for Waterdrop. With the original intention of developing technology for the good, the social enterprise hopes to bring insurance and healthcare services to billions through technology and enable its users to enjoy better diagnosis and treatment with lower costs. Over the past six years, all of Waterdrop's employees have made continuous efforts in this direction. In the future, we hope to work with more like-minded partners to make our world better.
About Waterdrop Inc.
Waterdrop Inc. (NYSE: WDH) is a leading technology platform dedicated to insurance and healthcare service with a positive social impact. Founded in 2016, with the comprehensive coverage of Waterdrop Insurance Marketplace and Waterdrop Medical Crowdfunding, Waterdrop aims to bring insurance and healthcare service to billions through technology. For more information, please visit www.waterdrop-inc.com.
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