Keyword: Qin Yuefei

Founder of Serve for China Qin Yuefei accused of wrongdoing

Founder of Serve for China Qin Yuefei accused of wrongdoing

Qin Yuefei, representative of the local People’s Congress for Hunan province and founder of the non-profit “Serve for China” (黑土麦田公益), has recently faced accusations of multiple counts of ambiguous financial activities and lack of personal and organisational transparency. Over the past few years Yuefei has garnered much public recognition as a Yale graduate who gave up a possible six-figure salary to be a minimum wage village official in Hunan. In 2012 he was elected as the NPC’s representative for Hengshan county, and was awarded the title of “finest government official” by CCTV in 2013. Yuefei gained widespread public attention after various media outlets broadcast his inspiring story of returning to his humble …read more

Yale Graduate Qin Yuefei: Why I Decided to Become a Village Official

Yale Graduate Qin Yuefei: Why I Decided to Become a Village Official

The inspiring story of Yale graduate Qin Yuefei, who chose to become a government official in a tiny Hunan mountain village and look for innovative ways to stimulate China’s rural development.