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  1. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Charity shows reality of poverty

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

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Crossroads Foundation sets up 'global village' to acquaint people with plight of downtrodden Programme shows reality of life in poverty A local ... refugee and poverty programmes. But this is only the start. "Initial designs are now in the planning for an earthquake simulation where you will be able to experience the equivalent ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Elderly go hungry to aid homeless children

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by Arthur Chan

    ... little … After the occupation, I raised eight children by working as a hawker, selling congee." She said her own poverty was the motivating force behind her decision to take part ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    The Hub centre reaches out to underprivileged Hong Kong children

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

    ... expensive Mercedes-Benz driving past people who have nowhere to sleep but on the street; it's mind-blowing." Last September, the government set the city's first official poverty line ... the centre's fundraising efforts and has called Hong Kong home for more than four decades, said children living in poverty were often forgotten about. "The number of children in poverty ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Lives in ruins: quake victims left in cold

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 06:36am by LO WEI

    ... only hope of escaping poverty. Luo herself is chronically ill, with a problem affecting her blood vessels. Her older son, who is 26, has polio and cannot take care of himself. The family lives ... and her family hope they will be one of them. When staff from the charity visited Luo and other victims after the earthquake, they came away impressed. "Though they're in poverty ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Beating waste and putting food on plates for needy

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... and it creates a huge amount of unnecessary waste. But Yeung saw this as an opportunity to make a dent in the poverty and hunger across the territory through philanthropy. In 2009, with partners ... According to the Institute of Education, about half a million people live in severe poverty- defined as earning HK$3,585 a month or less- and this decides what is on their dinner plate. This number ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Half the Sky Foundation brings love into Chinese orphanages

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

    ... delays. It becomes a poverty trap for them." The orphanage became one of 51 government centres on the mainland for which the foundation provides trained local nannies to bring motherly care ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Doctor finds her calling deep in the African jungle

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... "surviving" there. "I can never complain about our so-called hardship when I see how much we have in comparison. Fifty-four per cent of Congolese live in absolute poverty, which means ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Amputee team among Oxfam Trailwalker participants

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com Hikers compete to help others and show how any challenge encountered in life can be resolved Amputees test limits on Trailwalker A team of amputees will join the thousands of hikers traversing the hills from Sai Kung to Yuen Long next weekend to raise HK$30 million for poverty and emergency relief in the Oxfam Trailwalker. Team member Fung ...



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