Heren Institute of Rural Development


Heren Institute of Rural  Development


Improve villages' organizational structures and reestablish a valuable village life.

Major Projects

  • 2007-2012, Community-oriented and disaster relief comprehensive development project in mountain area of Guizhou
  • 2009-2013, Research project on urban-rural circulation, long-term effects in Zunyi
  • October 2011 – September 2012, Land rights education project in rural areas
  • February 2012 – July 2012, Leadership training for migrant workers, entrepreneurial elites training projects
  • 2011 – 2013, Network building project for former migrant workers who suffering from work-related injuries

Major Funders

Oxfam Hong Kong, Ford Foundation, CIPE

Major Partners

Guizhou Association for Community Construction and Rural Governance (贵州社区建设与乡村治理促进会), Oxfam Hong Kong, Center for International Private Enterprise, Ford Foundation, Zunyi Shangji People’s Culture and Service Center (遵义尚稽惠民文化服务部), Labor Education and Service Network (劳工教育与服务网络)


Rural community management, research, guidance in resource and rights protection, capacity and network building, and policy advocacy.