SoCO - Society for Community Organisation

Society for Community Organisation (SoCO) is a non-governmental and human rights advocacy group in Hong Kong. The group was founded in 1972 by church members. It is also financially supported by donations from various churches, overseas funding, the Community Chest and individuals. The group has organised community social actions and civic education programs in order to encourage the political participation of the population.

A single mother plays with her daughter in the bedroom of an 80 square-foot sub-divided flat. Photo: Reuters

Young cage home residents 'isolated from family'

Amid the public housing crunch, single people earning a low wage are taking up residence in subdivided flats and cage homes, but the cheaper rent comes with a steep emotional price: isolation from loved ones.