Stimulate reform of the vocational education landscape in China

By working with Suzhou Industrial Park Institute of Vocational Technology, the GSRD Foundation supports and encourages reform in the Chinese vocational education landscape. The objective of the program is to infuse vitality into the running of vocational colleges by Public-Private-Partnership. The program starts by researching interested parties related to vocational …

Empowering Migrant Women as Entrepreneurs in China

The Asia Foundation and the GSRD Foundation cooperate to support the empowerment of Chinese migrant women as entrepreneurs in China. This program aims to improve the livelihoods and socio-economic well-being of Chinese migrant women in China. With its innovative business skills training course, based on identified needs, The Asia Foundation …

Giving Grants to Grass Root Organizations

Together with the Global Greengrants Fund, the GSRD Foundation has created a grant-making program active throughout China. The project was created with an emphasis on helping grassroots organizations working to build social enterprise and provide vocational training at the nexus between enterprise and environmental sustainability. Greengrants’ China Advisors assess organizations …

Strengthening Financial Education

In China there is huge demand for financial education, but there remains a significant shortage of supply in terms of quality materials and education by schools, community centres and families. Since 2009, Shanghai Better Education Development Center (Be Better) has pioneered the implementation of financial education in schools and the …

Financial Education for Adolescents

The Aflateen program is designed as a journey for young people to reflect on their lives, learn to explore issues and problems in society, and acquire life skills that help them become engaged citizens. They are empowered to enact enterprises and projects with other young people that make a positive …