The Summer Service Learning Program (SSLP) is sponsored by Tsinghua University and administered by Tsinghua’s Educational Poverty Alleviation Office in the College of Continuing Education.

Tsinghua University is China's premier institution of higher learning, world-renowned for its technological leadership and for being the alma mater of China’s President, Hu Jintao. Tsinghua’s College of Continuing Education is China’s leading proponent of “poverty alleviation through education” and they have developed over 200 e-Learning Centers in China's poorest counties. Tsinghua University delivers training courses and other educational content through their nationwide distance-learning network by utilizing satellite broadcasting, cable TV and the internet. Targeted audiences include government officials, school teachers and students, and administrators from town enterprises.