DPP leadership that included Chairperson Ing-wen Tsai, Secretary-General Wang Tuoh, Deputy Secretary-General Chen Chi-mai, and Director of Culture and Information Cheng Wen-tsang held a joint press conference today to address the fundraising and donation efforts of the DPP. With the theme of “Empowering Democracy,” Chairperson Tsai personally announced DPP’s account information in hopes that the public will donate small amounts to encourage and help the DPP get back on its feet. Tsai also emphasized that the DPP will continue to vibrantly play its part to improve democracy in
Chairperson Tsai stated that the DPP is currently facing financial difficulties, so the party as a whole has decided to seek a different approach to seek financial income and hope that small public donations will come together to make a difference. A classic picture of founding Chairman Chiang Peng-chien still hangs at DPP headquarters, Tsai pointed out, to remind us that DPP forerunners formed the party by collecting small monetary contributions.
The Chairperson expresses hope that the future source of income for the party can come with affirmation and approval from all aspects of society. Aside from smaller monetary contributions, DPP has also started to hold fundraisers all over