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Video: 'Cliff village' says adieu to poverty

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2020-07-07 07:00

Atuleer village in Sichuan province's Liangshan prefecture, also known as "cliff village", drew widespread attention four years ago when a newspaper published photos of students going to class by scaling a patchwork of mountainside rattan ladders stretching 800 meters.

In May, more than 80 households in the village bid farewell to the treacherous road leading to their old clifftop homes, and moved into glittering new houses in the county seat thanks to a government-funded resettlement program aiming to help impoverished residents shake off poverty.

How have the villagers' lives been changed by the relocation? What do their new lives look like? Let's watch the video to find out.

Click here to learn more about the "cliff village". 

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