The photo that went viral. Photo: Xinhua / Zhou Ke The photo that went viral. Photo: Xinhua / Zhou Ke
The photo that went viral. Photo: Xinhua / Zhou Ke

Young, impoverished mother from Chinese viral photo finally found after 11 years, and how different her life is now

  • Bamu Yubumu became a symbol of determination in the face of crushing poverty after a photo of her struggling along with her baby went viral in 2010
  • At the time she earned around US$90 a month but has since benefitted hugely from China’s poverty alleviation measures

Topic |   Poverty in China
The photo that went viral. Photo: Xinhua / Zhou Ke The photo that went viral. Photo: Xinhua / Zhou Ke
The photo that went viral. Photo: Xinhua / Zhou Ke
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