Ex-US President Jimmy Carter helps build shelters in Sichuan
Former US President Jimmy Carter greets volunteers and local residents at a construction site of a Habitat for Humanity work project in Qionglai city, southwest Chinas Sichuan province, November 19, 2009. Former US President Jimmy Carter paid a visit along with his wife Rosalynn Carter to Qionglai, an earthquake-stricken area in Sichuan, on Thursday (November 19, 2009) to help build low-rate apartments to solve the housing problem in the area. The 85-year-old president and 248 volunteers from around the world have joined the project to help locals, who are given a living expense of less than 190 yuan ($30) per month, afford better housing. | Location: QIONGLAI, SICHUAN, CHINA.
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