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2009-08-17
SILVER SPRING, Md. ---On June 1, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) launched a new project to introduce straw bale housing construction technology to assist families living in China's earthquake-affected Sichuan Province. "This technology has many benefits," said Sarah Ng, public relations officer for ADRA China. "It can make an impact in helping China reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Since the materials utilized originate from farming waste, straw bale te...
2007-09-07
ADRA China --- Project manager Steven Lee attended a conference held by The Greenpeace and The Friends of Nature on August 27, 2007. The conference was titled “Reaction towards Global Climate Change in China--- Consensus & Strategy” The Greenpeace and The Friends of Nature are two non-profit organizations actively working on environmental change in China. They promote public awareness of environment protection through changing the way which local community lives; addressed topics ranging fro...
2006-07-20
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2006-07-17
Zhang Ping parked her bicycle and dashed to the classroom after riding for five kilometers in weather that was –15° C. Her fingers had no feeling, though she had thick gloves, because of the strong blowing winds in Inner Mongolia. Slowly, her whole body grew warmer as she sat in the classroom. The new classroom is so warm and comfortable! Zhang Ping knows from experience how hard it is to concentrate when you are shivering.Zhang Ping and her classmates are in disbelief that their classroo...
2006-07-17
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2006-07-17
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency in China (ADRA China) received the 2005 World Habitat Award on 3 October from the Building and Social Housing Foundation of Great Britain for providing practical and innovative solutions to current housing needs and problems. Linda Zhu, program director of the Energy Efficient Straw Bales Housing Technology Transfer Project in ADRA China, and consulting architect Kelly Lerner received the award in Jakarta, Indonesia, on World Habitat Day.The project ut...
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