Villagers in Xiaoguancheng, one of the poorest parts of China. Photo: Lea Li

Meet the Chinese villagers who fear they can never escape the poverty trap

  • Poor rural villagers stake all on sending their children to university as sustained government campaign fails to reach their remote homes
  • Many residents believe they will die poor and ‘can’t even dream’ that things will change
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Villagers in Xiaoguancheng, one of the poorest parts of China. Photo: Lea Li
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