Monthly Archives: August 2011

Job posting for Project Manager at VPP

This position has now been filled. Stay in touch with VPP News for future job postings. This is an exciting time to join a young organization where you can make a difference. The Project Manager (PM) will be responsible for the planning, … Continue reading

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Update from Sunjiacun

It’s been a busy summer in Sunjiacun; a groundbreaking ceremony on the bathhouse site, construction materials brought in, and finding a local social entrepreneur to manage the project.

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Saint-Gobain visits VPP bathhouses

Rini Quirijns, Managing Director of Saint-Gobain Construction Products, together with Ella Quirijns, spent part of their 2011 holidays on a tour of the Village People Project bathhouses in Sanquan and Xifeng. Last year their visit was cancelled due to floods … Continue reading

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Gates Foundation and sanitation

A short Chinese language video on the Gates Foundation’s efforts for sanitation around the world.

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Lecture by Dr Scott Rozell at Stanford University

Scott Rozelle, “Education, Health and Nutrition and China`s Human Capital Challenge in the 21st Century” Dr. Rozelle’s research focuses on China and is concerned with three general themes; a) agricultural policy, including the supply, demand, and trade in agricultural projects, … Continue reading

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Interesting article in The Economist

Cholera and the super-loo Solving the sanitation problem is within reach, and it could avoid many deaths

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