|A woman makes insoles in the workshop. [Xinhua]|
The local government in Yiyuan County in east China's Shandong Province, has greatly accelerated the process of targeted poverty-alleviation over the past few years, say officials.
In some cases, the government has encouraged the wives of migrant workers to engage in rural poverty-alleviation projects alongside others from impoverished families.
Many mothers in Yiyuan are employed in the workshops of relevant poverty-alleviation projects to help them increase their incomes, whilst they are still able to manage household chores at home.
|A woman from the project poses with a flower. [Xinhua]|
|Two women sort fruit in the workshop. [Xinhua]|
|Several women share a task in the workshop. [Xinhua]|
(Source: Xinhua/Translated and edited by Women of China)
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