On October 17th Amity supplied steel granaries to farmers in order to secure their grain after the Ya'an earthquake. This is part of Amity's reconstruction project in three villages of Ya'an county that aims beside reconstruction at community and capacity building.
Amity Foundation held a Project Management Seminar on integrated rural development and protection of cultural heritage of ethnic minorities in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Nearly 70 local partners of Amity, scholars and experts, and staff of the P.M. Center of Amity Foundation discussed and exchanged ideas and experiences.
On November 8th, 2013 the Southwest Conference of the Zhi Gong Party visited Amity’s integrated rural development and poverty relief project in the mountainous area of Wumeng and Qinba.
Amity improves the situation on the ground in poverty-stricken, water-deprived mountainous villages and raises awareness among the younger generation in prosperous cities like Hong Kong of their own role in water preservation.
The central part of Philippines suffered a wide-ranged damage by typhoon Haiyan on November 8. Due to the vast devastation and the magnitude of this disaster, Amity responded immediately to the request for help of our partner organization in the Philippines KAISA Para Sa Kaunlaran.