Focus on life of the disabled

Updated: 2013-06-20 21:00


Born in 1960s, Yan Rong was crippled by an illness in his early years. He learned how to make clothes and was recruited by a State owned enterprise.

In the 1990s, Yan went through a period of unemployment but eventually got work with various foreign and private companies where he learned about managing and marketing.

Wu decided to start his own business. Now 80 percent of the staff members in Wu's garment company are people with disabilities.

Focus on life of the disabled

Yang Liping was born in Beijing in 1979. A childhood fever left her with learning disabilities.

Yang came to the Lizhi Rehabilitation Center in 2004. She was overcome by shyness when she first went there but now is always ready to help others. She is working as a cleaner at the center.

Yang is married and has a three-year-old daughter.

Focus on life of the disabled