Rewi Alley RAFE Fund

Rewi Alley

The most famous New Zealander in China – Rewi Alley contributed perhaps more than any other foreigner to the Chinese revolution. He was the founder and inspiration for the NZ China Friendship Society, dedicating 60 years of his life to his adopted country, while remaining a New Zealander at heart. Rewi organised thousands of industrial co-operatives during the war against Japan. He also pioneered technical training schools, the most famous at Shandan in the Gobi Desert. Read more

Finding Rewi Alley: Following the Footsteps of China’s most love...

Andy Boreham, our member at large and journalist for Shanghai Daily, begins his search with these words: As a foreigner living in China, it’s easy to start feeling like you’re just an irrelevant cog in a massive machine, and question whether you’ll e...