A film by Aide et Action China (China/2008/11:02).
Aide et Action operates the "Women Literacy Class and Training of Literacy Teachers" (est. 2006) in the mountainous rural areas of west China. In Ningxia Province, where one fifth of the Muslim population in China lives, we meet Ms. Ma. She is the backbone of Aid et Action's literacy project. Ms. Ma is the recipient of "The National 5 1 Labor Medal" and has been recognized as one of "Ten Outstanding Women of Asia."