Wal-mart do­nates 10.5mfor women

China Daily (Canada) - - BUSINESS -

Wal-mart China do­nated 10.5 mil­lion yuan ($1.52 mil­lion) in late April to the RaiseHer Business Plan launched by the Chi­naWomen’s Devel­op­ment Foun­da­tion. The pro­gram tar­gets women from pover­tys­tricken ar­eas, fe­male en­trepreneurs of small star­tups and busi­ness­women. Un­der it, on­line and off­line train­ing classes about job hunt­ing, so­cial re­spon­si­bil­ity and en­trepreneur­ship will be held among those groups. The com­pany will also pro­vide fi­nanc­ing for in­no­va­tive projects put for­ward by ru­ral women and in June in­ves­ti­gate the chal­lenges work­ing mothers face in de­vel­oped cities.

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