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  1. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Half the Sky Foundation brings love into Chinese orphanages

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 07:39am by LO WEI

    ... they reach three, when they enter the foundation's school programme and come under the care of teachers, or until they are adopted. Operation Santa Claus, a charity campaign jointly organised ... child being left alone in a crib all day," said Lau, director of development in Asia for Half the Sky Foundation. "Children should be running around playing and exploring the world. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Group helps Cambodian turn his life around

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... to expand into Bangladesh, Myanmar and Vietnam. Phorn Phalla is one of 300 Cambodians the charity has supported. He graduated with a degree in English from a private university in Cambodia, then Happy Tree helped him to start a church. It also arranged for him to come to Hong Kong in September to do a bachelor’s degree. “I plan to go back to Cambodia and teach at a Bible school,” he ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Charity shows reality of poverty

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Crossroads Foundation sets up 'global village' to acquaint people with plight of downtrodden A local charity is giving Hongkongers the chance to see what daily life is like for the poor and downtrodden. The Crossroads Foundation has set up a "global village" as a microcosm of world needs. Based at an old army base in Tuen Mun opposite the Gold Coast shopping ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Youngsters jump to aid of typhoon victims

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 06:37am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Youngsters jump to aid of typhoon victims More than HK$1 million has been raised by 21 schools in Hong Kong to help people in the Philippines affected by last month's Typhoon Haiyan. Pupils and their families at schools under the English Schools Foundation (ESF) have been organising and participating in various fundraising events since ...

  5. News - China - CHARITY

    Charity donations may become compulsory for all Chinese earners in sector overhaul

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 02:57pm by WU NAN

    ... Foundation, agreed philanthropy was weaker in China than in other countries. "It is almost useless to have creative ideas with charity right now," he said. "We need to [go forward] one ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    The Hub centre reaches out to underprivileged Hong Kong children

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:20am by Lana Lam

    ... for six-to-18-year-olds and provides English classes, a mentorship programme, after-school activities and family events. So far, 130 children aged between six and 12 have signed up for activities, with about 20 ... Foundation in Australia, which provides shelter and assistance to the homeless, said the location of the centre was about providing help where it was most needed. "It was a shock when I first ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Foundation offers facilities and training to help save newborn lives

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 04:54am by LO WEI

    ... in March last year, was lucky. She was rescued by a neonatal care unit (NCU) set up by the Children's Medical Foundation at the Guiyang Maternal and Children's Hospital. The foundation ... McCombe, the foundation's director of fundraising, said. "You'd never imagine that it would be life-threatening." Babies in rural mainland areas are six times less likely ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Mentors teach pupils skills to love learning

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... her school in September, has shown her games to help learn English. "I see a change in her learning attitude," the young mentor said. Mak was one of two mentors allocated to Caritas Fanling Chan Chun Ha Secondary School by the Teach Unlimited Foundation, which employs fresh graduates as full-time mentors. "The mentors help not only in teaching, they also care ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Changing Young Lives Foundation helps children learn through play

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 05:03am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The Changing Young Lives Foundation gives poor families a chance to grow and thrive Providing the gift of learning and play A common complaint in Hong Kong ... director of the Changing Young Lives Foundation, some parents don't even realise when it's time to send their children to kindergarten. The foundation aims to give these underprivileged ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Charity strives to offer more than money to HIV-affected youth

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 05:15am by LO WEI

    ... with 110 secondary school pupils from Henan and Sichuan next summer. The foundation has covered the educational expenses of more than 15,000 children on the mainland affected by HIV since 2002. ... Foundation says. While most have no health problems of their own, these children have often experienced first-hand the scourge of long-term illness with one or both of their parents. Some are hit ...




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