As generous contributions have improved the lives of the family, I know they find it very difficult to believe and understand how people on the other side of the planet - here in the U.K. - are helping transform their lives.
Mao has often said to me that he doesn't know where he or his family whould be, what they would have done, how they would eat. When he thinks about how his family are living (albeit in atrocious conditions compared to our standards) compared to how they would have been, a grin appears on his face that is bigger than if any of us had won the lottery!
The family were desperate to record these videos to thank everyone who helped them in any way - and were keen to dress in their best clothes (even wearing a watch that didn't work!) to show the progress they were making.