通用头部
Home Page>>Home Page>>What's New

Hangzhou City’s First Charity Store Opened 2017-06-27
Hangzhou City’s first charity store ‘Yi (Charity) Life’ opened on January 25. All sales from this store will fund charity projects and help people in poverty, which initiates a brand new combination of business and beneficence.

Located inside the Lianhua Supermarket at the first basement of West Lake Culture Square, the store is jointly established by the city’s volunteer work guide center and social organization for public benefits service center. The store opens 8:15am-9:30pm Sunday through Thursday and 8:15am-10:00pm Friday and Saturday.

The stores provides legal consultation, loans for poor student, allowances for the impoverish services, spread environmental protection knowledge and recruit volunteers. Most merchandize on sale in the store are handicrafts by the handicapped. Sales will be donated to the handicapped, autistic children and volunteer service organizations. At the launching ceremony on January 25, philanthropic auction raised a total of CNY 14,450.

Products in the store are priced with RMB and Yi money. Yi money’s exchange rate to RMB is about 1:0.8. The store now has a total of 50 types of products on sale and over 600 products in stock. Consumption at the store will be converted into charity points in the buyers’ citizen cards.

The city has 917,000 registered volunteers, over 600 community service stations and 130 service stations established by libraries, science museums and major hospitals. All stations have been equipped with volunteer service machines that will record volunteers’ charity work in the form of charity points. After this Spring Festival, colleges and non-government charity organizations will test launch a mobile app that can record the charity work of the registered volunteers.

Leave a message

 

The Art of the Guqin2017-11-21
Guqin, is a traditional Chinese musical instrument with a history that spans at least three thousand years. Ranked first in the following top four traditional Chinese arts – Guqin, Chess, Calligraphy and Painting, Guqin has long been considered as the symbol of elegance and has been the long-chosen musical accompaniment for singing ancient scholars. To know or to master the art of the Guqin, then the following influential places in Hangzhou are a good place to start.
guqin-big.jpg
Hangzhou, Soaked in Traditional Chinese Medicine2017-11-21
Traditional Chinese medicine has a time-honored history. As early as ancient times, through the process of struggling with nature, traditional Chinese medicine was created. When searching for food, it was discovered that plants could relieve symptoms, which is the origins of traditional Chinese medicine; hot rocks or sand and earth wrapped up with furs or tree barks eased pain when warming oneself by a fire, which is how moxibustion came into being. It is also during the process of producing tools, that the ancient Chinese discovered the stabbing of some parts of the body can ease the pain of some other parts of the body, and that is how acupuncture come into being.
traditional-chinese-medicine-big.jpg
No.188, Fuchun Road, Hangzhou, China
TEL: 86-571-96123
FAX: 86-571-96123
Complain: slw@hz.gov.cn
Consult: slw@hz.gov.cn