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‘Morality’ bank to reward good Samaritans in Chinese city

May 31, 2015

Be NiceTo encourage kind acts, a ‘morality’ bank has been opened in a north-eastern Chinese city through which people can exchange points earned by good deeds for free services like haircut and health checkup.

Citizens in Yanji City, Jilin Province, can accumulate credits with the bank, operated by Danying Community, through tasks such as collecting plastic bags off the streets (10 points), handing in lost wallets (50 points) and donating blood (200 points).

Top credit earning deeds include helping others in a dangerous situation (300-500 points) and donating hematopoietic stem cells (1,000 points), state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Credits can be exchanged for rewards such as a free haircut (150 points), ….
Read more http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/morality-bank-to-reward-good-samaritans-in-chinese-city/article7241671.ece

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