There were 329,000 mass organisations, 5,028 foundations,

There were 329,000 mass organisations, 5,028 foundations,

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There were 329,000 mass organisations, 5,028 foundations,
and 336,000 private non-profit units.
The NGO services extend to education, science and technology, culture, health, sports, communities, environmental protection, public welfare, charity, rural economy and other fields of public life.
China has also improved the environment for the disabled, encouraging them to participate in cultural and sports activities, according to the paper.
It said China had more than 300,000 liaison stations for volunteers helping the disabled, with 8.5 million registered volunteers by the end of 2015.
China has issued the “Outline for the National IT Application Development Strategy,” enhanced information accessibility of government websites, and encouraged non-governmental organisations to provide individualised information services to the disabled, it said.
By the end of 2014, China set up 1,515 reading rooms for the visually impaired in public libraries at all levels nationwide, it said, adding the nation had established 65,918 public e-libraries, mainly to serve the elderly and rural migrant workers, by the end of 2015. PTI KJV MRJ
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