Dr. Rebecca Shui-Chun So grew up in Hong Kong with her family origin from Shunde in Guangdong Province of China. In the late 1950’s, Rebecca attended the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, and graduated from the Department of Chemical Engineering in 1964. After her graduation, Rebecca returned to Hong Kong and worked as a…

Zigen’s “Supporting the Reunion of Rural Left-Behind Families and Double the Donation Plan”  was carried out from February 9th to March 25th, and we received enthusiastic responses from everyone. We raised $30,000 and received additional matching grant of $30,000. In total, we successfully raised $60,000! The list of Zigen’s friends who supported this event are…

Dictated by Ms. Shao Peizhen and interviewed by Pat Kwei-Ping Yang I was originally a table tennis player and a coach in China. I had the opportunity to meet Mr. Huang Rubin after coming to the United States. Mr. Huang was a real estate developer in New York and established the Huang Rubin Foundation with…

Yang Shengying and her 11 years with the Leishan Women’s Center in Guizhou Dictated by Yang Shengying and edited by Yang Xiaomin Brief Introduction of Ms.Yang Shengying: Female, a local from Maoping, Miao Nationality in Leishan County, Guizhou Province. She is one of the administrators in Maoping Women’s Center. Ever since she moved back home…

Zhang Yunfei Maoping is a remote natural village located in Leishan County in Guizhou. Among its 1328 residents, 615 are female who are known for their candor, hospitality and traditional Miao embroidery skills. Due to its remote location, limited information access and economic difficulties, the village was unable to promote the art of embroidery.   With support…

by Zhang Huan The Feminization of Agricultural Labor is Significant Zigen has been focusing on female development since its establishment. In the past 30 years of rural practice and observation, rural women, especially those in poverty-stricken areas, are taking on more and more social roles and agricultural labor. Married women have occupied most of the…

Teacher: Ding Qiuyue, Ma Cun School, Shilou County, Shanxi Province With the development of China’s economy, conflicts among enormous population and limited resources, as well as production expansion, environmental pollution and waste of resources have become increasingly obvious. As the economy continues to grow and the population continues to increase, the issue of shortage of…

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Zigen, and to explore the theories and practices of revitalization and sustainable development , Zigen 30th Anniversary /2nd Forum to Promote Sustainable Development was held on December 15th and 16th  in Beijing Normal University. More than 220 guests, who worked for government agencies, academic institutes, media, and non-profit organizations…

Between October 20th and 26th, Professor Zhu Qizhen from Chinese Agricultural University, along with Pat Kwei-Ping Yang, Li Guangdui and April Hu from Zigen, paid a visit to the counties of Minqing, Yongtai and Yongchun, the national experimental zones of ecological civilization, of Fujian Province. The purpose of this visit was to introduce its “Rural …

Allow Rural Children to Appreciate Their Own Culture and Have Respect to Where They Come From Half a month ago, the article This Screen May Change the Destiny aroused a heated discussion. It reflects the public concerns on the resources for rural and urban education, with a high expectation that they share the resources equally….

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