From late last year to the beginning of this year, CRI has sent out a batch of reporters to several counties across China, which were among the 28 counties who had been lifted out of poverty in 2017, and to explore the efforts behind the poverty alleviation.
In the following, we will tell you the stories of several ordinary people who have benefited from the poverty-alleviation efforts.
Wangdu joined the weaving
cooperative right after its
founding in 2007. Now the old
carpenter and herdsman has grown to become a master craftsman, making a generous salary to support his family.
Deng Baiyu is a nurse in a
government-run nursing home
in Guang’an. He takes care of
four disabled people. Because
of his work, four families have
been able to escape poverty as
they can spare the time to work
Just like what Turshunjan
Sawut does for life, orchard
planting has turned to a major
project for poverty relief in
Qapqal County of Xinjiang
Dendrobium Nobile is a rare plant that is used in traditional Chinese medicine. Its origin is in Chishui, Guizhou. With the help of the local government, people like Yuan Tuhui have learned to cultivate the plant, helping establish a lucrative industry in this area.Click for more
Relocating factories from coastal regions to rural villages in central China's Henan Province has created 30,000 jobs for local workers. This helps to keep families together, creates stability, and eliminates poverty.Click for more