The outlook for philanthropy in China in 2019: a new force and a new era

Editor’s note This is an abridged and adapted translation of an article written by Li Yulin; you can see the original here.   From 2008 to 2018, the charity cause of China has gone through rapid and ...

Ten things to know about elderly care services in China in 2018

Editor’s Note This is an abridged and adapted translation of an article published by the China Philanthropy Institute through their WeChat account on the 13 of February 2019. You can see the original here. 1. The national ...
Handover ceremony for Chinese emergency food aid held in Cape Verde

Handover ceremony for Chinese emergency food aid held in Cape Verde

The Cape Verdean government held a handover ceremony for emergency food aid from China in its capital Praia on the 8th February. The Minister of Internal Affairs Paulo Rocha and the Chinese Ambassador to Cape ...

Social organizations promoting poverty alleviation

A report was recently published by the Xinhua News Agency, stating that until February 9 the number of registered social organizations had exceeded 816,000, and there were 2300 social organizations registered under the Ministry of ...

Man in Western China devotes his life to improving rural education

Yalqun Osman and his projects have earned numerous awards since he decided to devote himself to helping kids in the Xinjiang countryside ten years ago. Yalqun’s past life was as a staff member at the ...

Sustainable living found to be a bottom-up pursuit among young professionals

A report on the trend of sustainability among young professionals was published by Bottledream, a social enterprise and a B corporation. The research team used a qualitative method, looking at more than 1,000 people who ...

Reports show direction for fighting black lung disease

A seminar on the needs and solutions for patients with pneumoconiosis (black lung disease) was held on January 13 in Beijing by the “Love Save Pneumoconiosis” and the Center of Public Policy Research at the China ...

Litigation registered against Guangxi rescue center over the death of 34 pangolins

The first environmental public interest litigation on pangolins was approved on January 11, 2019. The plaintiff, the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF), claims that due to dereliction of duty the seized pangolins ...

200,000 youth volunteers will provide services during the Chunyun period

The 2019 Spring Festival is just around the corner, and it is estimated that around 2.99 billion trips will be completed during the Spring Festival travel rush, known as the Chunyun. This year’s Chunyun will ...

Third-party evaluation of NGO projects in China still lacking in professionalism

Since the announcement of the “Suggestions for the Third-Party Evaluation of Social Organizations (关于探索建立社会组织第三方评估机制的指导意见)” in May 2015, organizations and companies have been set up to carry out third-party evaluations for NGOs. According to the Report ...

Chinese NGOs have responded to over 20 international disasters and emergencies, finds conference

The 2018 NGO Seminar on International Disaster Relief was held on December 18th, organized by the China Charity Alliance and the Research Center for Risks Governance and Innovation of the Beijing Normal University. According to ...

China brings satellite TV access to 1,000 Nigerian villages

The launching ceremony of the “Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages” Nigeria Project was held on January 14 in Kpaduma, a suburban village in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory. Kpaduma was chosen as one ...

China Philanthropy Conference 2018 held in Beijing

The China Philanthropy Conference 2018 was held in Beijing on the 14th of January to celebrate the 40th anniversary of reform and opening-up, and summarize and look back upon the achievements of the philanthropic sector. ...

First survey of monthly donations in China published

The first survey of Chinese who give or have given monthly donations to charities was conducted in November 2018. The survey was carried out by the Fundraising Center, the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, the ...

Report released on how video games are dominating the childhood of the rural left-behind

According to the “Research Report on Internet Behaviour of Chinese Teenagers”, published by the China Internet Network Information Center, there were 79 million teenage internet users in the Chinese countryside by December 2015. Among these ...

Over 810,000 registered social organizations in China, reveals Ministry of Civil Affairs

The Charity Times reported yesterday on some interesting data from the Ministry of Civil Affairs concerning China’s charity sector in 2018. The data comes from the “National Civil Affairs Work Video Conference”, held in Beijing on ...

Yunnan releases implementation measures for the mandatory reporting of domestic violence

It has been reported that the government of Yunnan Province recently released the Implementation Measures for the Mandatory Reporting System of Domestic Violence. Yunnan is the first province in China to introduce specific implementation measures regarding the ...

Final decision taken on the “Changzhou poisonous land” environmental litigation case

The Jiangsu High People’s Court made a final decision on the “Changzhou poisonous land case” on December 27th, waiving the “sky-high” legal expenses imposed on the two NGOs by the first ruling, and ordering the ...