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Anti-poverty group channels $5m to snow disaster areas (2008-03-11)
Donations from the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, the country's non-governmental poverty reduction organization, to snow disaster regions totaled 37.09 million yuan ($5.28 million) by the end of February.

Chinese Red Cross donates 1.3m yuan to help children with leukaemia (2007-11-29)
Chinese Red Cross Foundation (CRCF) announced Wednesday to allocate 1.3 million yuan (176,000 U.S. dollars) to help 50 children with leukemia from needy families.

Poor kids get more health aid (2007-11-05)
A non-profit US organization has donated US$30,000 to help poor children in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

Chinese Red Cross Foundation donates to help deaf children (2007-07-26)
Chinese Red Cross Foundation (CRCF) donated 1.1 million yuan (144,000 U.S. dollars) to help 30 deaf children from needy families Wednesday.

ADB to give $1m to help fight poverty (2007-07-03)
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will contribute nearly $1 million to help alleviate poverty in China, a senior ADB economist has said.

WB approves loan to improve urban environment in NE China (2007-06-28)
The World Bank has approved a loan of 173 million U.S. dollars to China to improve urban environment in northeast China's Liaoning Province, WB China sources said on Wednesday.

U.S. environmental NGO helps Chinese farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions (2007-06-19)
The first manual for farmers and foresters on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will be available to Chinese users soon, a U.S. environmental protection NGO announced here on Monday.

CFPA announces focus shift (2007-04-13)
The country's leading NGO has vowed to increase its capacity-building efforts to help reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development for the poor.

GMS plan will help rural poor (2007-04-11)
Poor farmers in the six member nations of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) are expected to benefit from a new cooperation program endorsed by their agriculture heads yesterday in Beijing.

Japan lends to environment, development projects in SW China (2007-02-26)
The Japanese government has decided to lend 9.173 billion yen (674 million yuan) to China to finance environmental protection and social development projects in southwest China's Guizhou Province, official sources said.

Int'l loan to lift 3.6m rural poor out of poverty in SW China (2007-02-26)
Southwest China's underdeveloped province of Guizhou has launched a 115 million-U.S. dollar poverty alleviation project which will benefit 3.67 million poor farmers.

IFAD program kicked off to eradicate poverty in Xinjiang (2007-02-26)
A development program aimed to reduce poverty in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has started operation, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Beijing office announced Wednesday.

Chinese NGOs increase to 346,000 last year (2007-02-05)
China saw the number of non-governmental organizations (NGO) increase to 346,000 by the end of last year, 8 percent more than the previous year, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs.

China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation receives 196m yuan of donations (2007-01-11)
The China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) said Wednesday it received donations worth 196 million yuan in 2006, 7.7 percent more than a year earlier.

ADB to finance projects in NE China (2007-01-10)
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will inject funds into private sector in northeast China to boost the economy in the country's rust belt, said an official with the ADB.

HK businessman donates fund for rural training (2006-12-30)
A Hong Kong businessman on Friday donated 330 million yuan (41.25 million U.S. dollars) to fund a training program for farmers and rural doctors on the Chinese mainland.

NGOs get praise for helping poor farmers (2006-12-21)
A senior official yesterday praised the participation of non-government organizations in poverty alleviation, especially for farmers.

Private sector aids poverty alleviation (2006-12-04)
China's private enterprises have helped at least 6.5 million people out of poverty in the past 12 years, most notably by financing agriculture and industry projects in poverty-stricken regions of western China.

Minorities get boost from gov't, UNDP (2006-11-28)
The government has teamed up with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to alleviate poverty among China's minority groups, in part by helping them develop culture-based industries and tourism.

NGOs should be embraced (2006-10-31)
Non-governmental organizations (NGO) should be given more room to act in society, says a signed article in Jinan Times.

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