Our Domestic Work

Rural Livelihoods

In order to help the poverty-stricken area and poor people enjoy more development opportunities in market economic activities, CFPA activity provides credit services for poor households to improve rural basic production and living conditions. Moreover, CFPA helps build rural cooperative and excavate local characteristic resources to build Beautiful Villages and link the market to promote E-commerce poverty alleviation through innovative development methods. 

1.Microfinance Self-Reliance

CFPA Microfinance, initiated and established by China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation and the World Bank, is a social enterprise aiming to help middle- and low- income communities with labor capacity and entrepreneurial passion yet without loan access to rise from poverty through self-efforts via convenient and fast Microfinance service.

By the end of 2016, CFPA Microfinance has established 212 branches in 18 provinces, among which 81% branches are in poverty-stricken countries and the remaining belongs to underdevelopment countries and earth-stricken countries. CFPA Micro finance has granted 1.66 million loans, worth 19.2 billion yuan, benefiting over 4 million poverty-stricken people.

2.Convenient Bridge in Village

Xiqiao Project, a public welfare project jointly initiated by CFPA, Jiangling Motors Co., Ltd., China National Automotive Journalist Association, and China Automotive News in 2007, is aimed at building bridges in poverty bridges in poverty-stricken areas in China and providing convenience for people. Since its launch in 2007, the Project had invested 42.653 million yuan in total, built 653 convenient bridges of national 24 provinces, and benefited about 920,000 people by the end of 2016.

3.NGO Cooperation in Community Development

NGO Cooperation Project is an NGO cooperative development project designed on the basis of experience of NGO’s participation in post-disaster reconstruction of Wenchuan and Yushu with CFPA’s support. The project employs different tactics to support NGO’s exploration of solutions to social problems.

Since its launch in August, 2013, NGO Cooperation in Community Development had supported 52 projects and spent 14.899 million yuan by the end of 2016. In 2016, it supported 15 projects and spent 3.658 million yuan, benefiting over 40,000 people and 12 counties of Sichuan, Yunnan, and Guizhou.

4.Beautiful Village

CFPA’s Beautiful Village Project devotes itself to building a platform between villages and outer world and reevaluating the value of poor villages. Contents of the project include: reserving villages with village resources, realizing common prosperity of villages through the mechanism of villagers sharing stock of cooperative, promoting industrial development of villages, and optimizing industrial structure of village. By the end of 2016, the Project has totally benefited 4,179 people of 1,224 households in five poor villages of five countries in four provinces. 

5.Shanpin E-Commerce for the Poor

Shanpin E-commerce is a social enterprise under the CFPA, taking “integrity production realizes value” as mission and devoting itself to rebuilding trust system connecting producers and consumers. Project mode is “taking cooperative as organizational foundation and Shanpin E-commerce as unified brand”. The Project makes efforts precisely on supply end and tries to solve three challenges influencing the upstream of agricultural products, i.e., efficiency, quality, and branding. By the end of 2016, Shanpin E-commerce has completed the operation mode and business model exploration and established pilot projects in ten counties of Sichuan, Shaanxi, Shanxi and Jilin, launching eight products such as yellow citrus and kiwi. In 2016, online transaction amount exceeded 4.24 million yuan and drove cooperatives to realize the offline transaction amount of 15 million yuan, which averagely increased the income by 700 yuan for each peasant participating in the project.