Jifu Jifuzi and his wife Li Youling watch TV in their new home. Photo: Simon Song Jifu Jifuzi and his wife Li Youling watch TV in their new home. Photo: Simon Song
Jifu Jifuzi and his wife Li Youling watch TV in their new home. Photo: Simon Song

China is on the verge of an end to absolute poverty. Now for the really hard part

  • Poverty alleviation was given new prominence in 2015 when President Xi Jinping pledged to lift those in the greatest hardship by 2020
  • Despite the expense and resources spent on improving the lives of poor rural Chinese, there is more to be done to help them adjust and keep them in work

Topic |   Poverty in China
Jifu Jifuzi and his wife Li Youling watch TV in their new home. Photo: Simon Song Jifu Jifuzi and his wife Li Youling watch TV in their new home. Photo: Simon Song
Jifu Jifuzi and his wife Li Youling watch TV in their new home. Photo: Simon Song
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