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The China Charity Fair 2015

30 July 2015

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Kang Fei Wong

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China Charity Fair (CCF) is the largest national level charity event held in China on an annual basis. The event is co-hosted by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce, People’s Government of Guangdong Province, People’s Government of Shenzhen and China Charity Alliance. The fourth CCF will be held in Shenzhen on Sept. 18th-20th at the Shenzhen Conference and Exhibition Center. CCF is expecting more than 1000 organizations to take part in the fair, including international NGOs, local Chinese NGOs, social enterprises and corporate CSR representatives.

The China Charity Fair has several parts to it including a charity gala, a charity project contest, a network and resource exchange platform for funders and non-profits, as well as a group innovation space. The last 3 charity fairs attracted a total of 3,493 organizations, connected 1,052 programs with a total of RMB 6.8 million (approx. US$1 million). The China Charity Fair platform is run by Mshan, an AVPN member.

ccfThis year’s Charity Fair will focus on providing a more internationally oriented platform, a more innovative resource exchange platform, a more interactive platform and a more influential public communication platform. Participation and registration to attend the fair is free of charge and can be done directly at their website: http://www.cncf.org.cn/

AVPN will be organising a group to participate at the fair under the “AVPN Members” umbrella. Participating members will be able to display at the fair for free but we have limited spaces to extend to members. Availability on first-come-first-served basis, interested members please write to teamsbs@avpn.asia for more information.

 

References

A. Environmental Stewardship
To protect the environment, we organize programmes like mangrove nursery and Reforestation, Coastal and River Clean-Up, Community Based Environmental Solid Waste Management, Environmental IEC Campaign and Eco-Academy

B. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood
To ensure a sustainable livelihood for the community, eco-tourism include Buhatan River Cruise Visitor Center Buhatan River Mangrove Boardwalk are run by the community. Others include Organic Vegetable and Root crops Farming, Vegetable and Root crops Chips and by-products Processing and establishing a Zero waste store.

C. Empowered Communities
To empower the community, we provide product and Agri-Enterprise Development Training, Immersion and Learnings Exchange Program, Earth Warrior Training and Community Based Social Entrepreneurship Training

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