Rural Development

NGOs focusing on rural development

Agriterra

Agriterra is an organization based in the Netherlands that focuses on agriculture in developing countries. Agriterra provides expert advice to cooperatives and organizations of farmers in developing countries, helping to professionalize them and strengthening them to fight hunger and poverty. It also helps them link up to Dutch businesses. It aims to help ambitious farmers ...

Anqing Aiqun Social Work Office

Care for minority groups; promote individual development

Appropriate Technology Asia

To find marginal and threatened populations in environmentally challenging situations in Asia and help them meet their basic needs for housing, household energy, safe water, food and good health. Seeking out the poorest and using participatory practice, we apply technology and knowledge that is appropriate and environmentally sustainable embedding skills in the communities with which we work.

Beijing Green Cross

Promote an environmentally conscious lifestyle in rural areas, to “make the countryside more like the countryside”.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Founded as a private foundation by Bill and Melinda Gates in 2000, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, or Gates Foundation, puts the belief that “every life has equal value” into practice by reducing inequalities in health. The foundation works with partners across the globe to develop new methodologies and strategies to combat various global ...

Catholic Love Services of the Diocese of Wanzhou, Chongqing

Universal love and dedication—to practice universal love and provide services.

Center of Consultation for Farmers’ Associations

We are committed to exploring an ecologically sustainable, viable path for modern agricultural development. We hope to achieve this through legislation advocacy and supporting a new township agricultural association (united rural cooperative).

Cherished Dream Foundation

Focusing on the quality of rural education, helping children to mature in a self-confident, respectable and pleasant way.

China Service Ventures

China Service Ventures aims to provide support to left behind children in Henan province, and is authorized to provided services in the whole of the province. Currently the organization has staff in Xinyang, and has expanded into the Luoyang area. CSV provides financial aid, trains and equips teachers and school administrators, and facilitates faculty and student exchanges. CSV ...

China Star Light Charity Fund Association

Founded in 1996 and registered in 2000 as a Hong Kong non-profit charity, the purpose of China Star Light Charity Fund Association is poverty alleviation and educational support in “old revolutionary base areas, minority inhabited areas, frontier areas and poverty stricken areas”. The Association aims to help poverty-stricken areas develop economic self-sufficiency. This includes investing ...