To help the poor, motivate them first: poverty alleviation stories in south China's Hainan
By Liu Ning, Sheng Chuyi, Li Yan, Jeffrey Moeller
People's Daily Online
A local farmer picks bananas. (People's Daily Online/Ji Zihui)
Huang Haijun (3rd L), the Party Secretary of Lingmen Village, Wanling Town, Qiongzhong County, central Hainan Province, chats with farmers and the reporter from People's Daily Online (2nd L). (People's Daily Online/Ji Zihui)
Wang Chengan, a farmer who escaped poverty, is interviewed by People's Daily Online. (People's Daily Online/Ji Zihui)