Li Jun said it had taken time to win over sceptical locals but once he started to get things done they began to believe in him. Photo: Simon Song

How China’s war on poverty became a personal mission for the man who turned his back on the big city to return home

His parents were distraught when he left the rat race to come back to his mountain village but his work over the past decade is gradually bearing fruit

Topic |   Poverty in China

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Li Jun said it had taken time to win over sceptical locals but once he started to get things done they began to believe in him. Photo: Simon Song
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