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Her power: female caregivers with conflicting identities

Editor’s note: This article was submitted to China Development Brief by China House. Wang Shui has been married to Yi Bingjin, a pneumoconiosis patient, for decades. In 2009 she decided she had to leave the family home and find work…

Foodbank goes online to reach the needy

A foodbank has opened its own store on Chinese e-commerce website Taobao. The shop, which went online on Sept 16, aims to provide food close to its sell-by date to those who can’t afford to meet their daily calorie needs.…

Social organizations rush to help quake-hit Luxian

In the early hours of September 16, a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Luxian County, Sichuan Province, killing three people and leaving 100 injured. By 4 p.m., it was reported that 1,400 houses had collapsed and 6,400 were severely damaged, affecting more…

Come and work at CDB!

China Development Brief (CDB) is looking for an English Editor to work in its English-language program. This is a unique opportunity for someone interested in contributing towards the development of China’s emerging civil society. It is a full-time position at…

Charity project turns Tibetan desert green

“This desolate area where green wheatgrass seeds were sown just three months ago is now alive with color. You can hardly imagine my pride, wrote Chen Juanling, general manager of public relations and communications for Garan Group, on WeChat. Last…

NGO suing Tencent wants to protect kids from gaming dangers

The National Press and Publication Administration has announced new rules limiting the amount of time children can play games online. The notice, issued on Aug 30, quickly became the subject of intense public debate. Tech giants including Tencent and NetEase…

Organ donations on the increase as attitudes change

In Hefei Telecommunications new village, 38 elderly residents have registered to donate their organs after they die. Among them, the eldest donor is 93 and the youngest is 50. Many among the group have expressed frustration that people do not…

Screening program helps keep rural kids healthy

In July, staff from the China Energy Investment Corporation Foundation (CHN Energy Foundation) came together with medical experts from Beijing to offer congenital heart disease (CHD) screening for children at Lufeng People’s Hospital in Chuxiong, Yunnan Province. Children from low-income…

Disabled workers thrive at growing coffee chain

Last month, many people were pleasantly surprised to find that the much talked about Bear Claw Coffee chain had established a presence at a new mall in Shanghai. One month later, Bear Claw Coffee has, once again, opened a new…

Charities form partnerships to rebuild flood-damaged Henan

It has been over a month since Henan was hit by severe flooding. Now, reconstruction work is underway across the province and several charitable foundations have joined frontline workers to help with post-disaster relief work. For villages hit by the…

Tibetan antelopes: endangered no more

China’s National Forestry and Grassland Administration has announced that Tibetan antelopes are no longer on the country’s list of endangered species. Thanks to efforts made to protect the animal over the past 40 years, the number of Tibetan antelopes has…