Rural workshops provide jobs for the poor

(| Updated : 2020-07-09

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Heze city in Shandong province has established more than 3,000 workshops and plants in its rural areas to provide jobs for those left behind and increase their incomes.

The work in these poverty alleviation workshops is unskilled and the work hours are flexible.

A total of 37,000 villagers are currently working in the workshops, mainly involved in the production of clothing, footwear and electronic accessories.


Villagers work at a poverty alleviation workshop in Juye county in Heze, Shandong province on July 8. [Photo/]


Heze has worked with companies to set up workshops focusing on poverty alleviation in rural areas. [Photo/]


The workshops provide employment for poor local residents and increase their incomes. [Photo/]


More than 3,000 such rural workshops have been established across Heze, providing work for poor villagers. [Photo/]


A villager works at a poverty alleviation workshop in Heze. [Photo/]


Women work at a rural workshop in Heze. [Photo/]