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Shaanxi charity boss: online giving is transformative

Chinese people are giving more money to charity. Last year alone, funds raised by just 62 organizations totaled 1.83 billion yuan ($286.44 million), accounting for 45.1 percent of the total amount raised by charities, an increase on the previous year…

Special assistance program speeds rural revitalization in Xining

China’s rural revitalization strategy is not simply designed to raise the incomes of farmers; it’s a systematic project that involves high-quality and sustainable development in economic, cultural, and human settlements. In recent years, the city of Xining in Qinghai Province…

China’s social workers set for bigger role in society

China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs plans to reform the social work profession, speed up personnel training, and increase the number of people able to benefit from social services, according to an announcement by Chen Jun, deputy director of the Department…

China plans to build 100 child-friendly cities by 2025

China will select 100 eligible cities to take part in a pilot project of building child-friendly cities, according to an announcement by Ou Xiaoli, head of the social development department of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), at an…

Health commission bulletin highlights aging population

The National Health Commission issued the 2020 National Bulletin on the Development of Utilities for Senior Citizens on Oct 15. As of Nov 1 last year, 264.02 million people, or 18.7 percent of the total population, consisted of citizens aged…

Nearly 200 Beijing social organizations sanctioned for breaking rules

Beijing Municipal Civil Affairs Bureau imposed 177 administrative penalties on social organizations from 2020 to Oct 26, 2021, with punishments handed out to 79 social organizations, 49 foundations, and 49 private non-enterprise units. Of the 177 administrative penalties, 101 organizations…

China passes law to ensure children’s basic education

The 31st session of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress voted and passed The Family Education Promotion Law of the People’s Republic of China on Oct 23. The legislation clearly states that parents and guardians of minors…

Li Wenhen marks 16 years as a charity worker

In March 2005 as Li Wenhen was about to start his career as a high school teacher in his home province of Yunnan, he came across a recruitment advert for the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation’s New Great Wall Yunnan…

China’s migrant workers: Li Tao and the Facilitators (Part l)

The number of rural migrant workers in China reached 280 million in 2020, according to Reuters, representing almost 20 percent of the total Chinese population. During the pandemic, they were possibly the hardest-hit group – due to both external factors,…

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