"Spring Shoots Programme (Volunteer-powered elderly care project)"

Countries: 
China
Implemented by: 
United Nations Volunteer, the Leling Elderly Care Organization
Type of Implementer(s): 
International Organization
NGO
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
III-2 (Care and support for caregivers)
Description: 

The "Spring Shoots Programme" promoted volunteering for elderly care in Beijing, implemented in 2010. It was also a management capacity-building programme for volunteers, as it included training for volunteer project managers and volunteer leaders, plus a component of tailor-made coaching and small grant support for three selected "Volunteerism for Development" model projects.