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Tibet: Ancient landscape, modern opportunities (5)

(China Daily)    13:25, June 28, 2018

People with disabilities weave Tibetan knot at a welfare center in Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region, June 20, 2018. By making some handicrafts, these people can earn money to support their families. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Social security system

On the plateau with average elevation over 3,500 meters, a welfare center for the disabled provides dignified lives.

The center, which opened at Dagze county in 2015, can support 100 people with disabilities to live, undergo rehabilitative training, and enjoy entertainment avenues.

Currently, 18 people with disabilities are living in the center, and they are also taught some skills such as literacy, planting and hand knitting by teachers hired by the center.


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