Shanghai's charity Walkathon commits to Zero Waste initiative

Shanghai’s charity Walkathon commits to Zero Waste initiative

The 8th annual E.G.G Walkathon (一个鸡蛋的暴走) took place in Shanghai on the 12th of May. This year nearly 4000 people took part in the 50 kilometre walkathon in aid of children’s charities in China. Over the ...
Double amputee from China reaches Everest summit

Double amputee from China reaches Everest summit

Double amputee Xia Boyu, 69, successfully completed his fifth attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest a few days ago. What follows is his inspiring story. Born in 1949, Xia Boyu was an athletic ...
International Association for Volunteer Effort registers in Hainan

International Association for Volunteer Effort registers in Hainan

In Hainan province, the Administrative Office of Overseas NGOs has issued the Hong Kong branch of the International Association for Volunteer Effort  (国际志愿者协会–香港) with registration credentials. The International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) was founded ...
Hurun Philanthropy List 2018 released

Hurun Philanthropy List 2018 released

Hurun Research, the company best known for its Hurun China Rich List that ranks China’s wealthiest people, has released its annual Hurun Philanthropy List for 2018. The List contains the top 100 individuals to have ...
Jack Ma donates $3M to Jordan's Queen Rania's Foundation for Education and Development

Jack Ma donates $3M to Jordan’s Queen Rania’s Foundation for Education and Development

Editor’s note This report was originally published by Alizila. You can find the original here.   The Jack Ma Foundation on Monday announced the first stage of a $3 million donation in support of the ...
Shanghai cafe staffed by people with autism forced to close

Shanghai cafe staffed by people with autism forced to close

A Shanghai cafe’ that functioned as a social enterprise helping people with autism has been forced to close only a month after opening. The Love Cafe (in Chinese 爱咖啡) held its inauguration ceremony in Jing’an ...
New report on migrant workers' housing conditions in Shanghai urges change from policymakers

New report on migrant workers’ housing conditions in Shanghai urges change from policymakers

A recent report by Li Qi, a research fellow from the Department of Sociology at the University of Hong Kong, investigates the housing conditions of migrant workers in Shanghai. The report is of value for ...
Charity Walk takes place in Chaoyang Park for brittle bone disease sufferers

Charity Walk takes place in Chaoyang Park for brittle bone disease sufferers

May 6th was Wishbone Day, an international awareness day for Osteogenesis Imperfecta. Also known as “brittle bone disease”, Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) is a group of genetic disorders that mainly affect the bones, resulting in bones ...

Shanghai trials plan for environmentally-friendly food deliveries

According to a Caixin report, the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision issued a standard on April 27 requiring food delivery companies to use environmentally friendly laminated paper bowls, rather than plastic containers that ...

Blue Book of Education (2018) released in Beijing

The Blue Book of Education (Annual Report on China’s Education (2018)) was officially released by the 21st Century Education Research Institute and Social Sciences Academic Press (China) on April 25 in Beijing. Experts, scholars and front-line ...

2018 China Charity Rankings released: total donations amount to 20 billion yuan

The fifteenth China Charity Ranking was officially released in a ceremony held in the famed Water Cube of Beijing’s Olympic Park. A total of 172 philanthropists made it into the list, with total donations of ...

Report: over half of public-fundraising foundations received no income in 2017

Out of the over 200 foundations registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs, 184 foundations (including 99 non-public fundraising ones and 85 public fundraising ones) had issued their annual reports for 2017 by April 20. ...

Guangzhou Social Organizations’ International Cooperation Association holds conference in Guangzhou

The first conference of the Guangzhou Social Organizations’ International Cooperation Association was successfully held in the municipal social organization training base on April 22. Li Rui, director of the Municipal Social Organization Service Exchange Center and ...

Report on Chinese university foundations released

According to the recently released “Development Report of Chinese University Education Foundations (2018)”, 527 higher education foundations had been established in China as of December 6, 2017. By sorting through the financial status of 413 ...
Sixty-six hours after announcing ban on gay content, Weibo reverses its decision

Sixty-six hours after announcing ban on gay content, Weibo reverses its decision

Weibo, one of the largest social media platform in China, released a notice on April 13 saying that content such as comics and videos related to “prostitution, violence and homosexuality” would be cancelled and banned. ...
Shanghai PSB releases video on the Overseas NGO Law

Shanghai PSB releases video on the Overseas NGO Law

Shanghai’s Public Security Bureau has just released a two-minute video explaining the Overseas NGO Law, with the aid of a cartoon. While the video doesn’t really add much to what is already known about the ...

Charity event on cervical cancer prevention held in Xi’an

A charity event for the Maternal and Health Promotion Project was held at the Xi’an No. 1 Hospital on April 10. Yan Feng, a member of the Working Committee on Children and Women of Xi’an and ...

Report published on the working conditions of Chinese truck drivers

The first report on Chinese truck drivers was officially released at a press conference in Beijing on April 10th. During the conference the secretary of the Transfar Foundation (传化慈善基金会), Tu Meng, introduced the foundation’s “Chuanhua-Anxin ...