Art in Hospital
Art in Hospital is a community art project founded in 1994, which believes in the therapeutic power of art. This project will be carried out in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Ward of Kwai Chung Hospital. Young patients suffering from stress have difficulty coping in their day-to-day environment. The organisation hopes to use art as a therapeutic process of emotional expression and self-awareness in order to build up their self-confidence, improve social skills and emotional regulation while having positive relationship with their emotions.
No. of beneficiaries: 250 patients
Benji’s Centre aims to provide professional one-on-one speech therapy to children with communication problems from low-income families in Hong Kong. The organisation strives to provide service to needy children before the key age of six years old, enabling them to better integrate into the community. The project will provide professional one-on-one speech therapy services for speech-delayed children from low-income families so that their special educational needs can be addressed in time.
No. of beneficiaries: 60 speech delayed children from low-income families
FHL Adventure Education Centre
The Centre provides counselling services for young people from different schools, youth centres and religious groups through adventure-based activities to enhance their confidence and self-discovery process. The project integrates adventure training, life-long planning and English training for adolescents who have poor academic qualification. It also provides innovative ways for underprivileged children to learn English.
No. of beneficiaries: 2,000
OneSky creates and implements simple, replicable early learning programs that provide nurturing responsive care to transform the lives of thousands of at-risk children every day. The OneSky Model for Children in Villages mitigates the damage to young children left behind in rural villages by parents who have migrated away for work.
No. of beneficiaries: over 100 village children between 0-6 years old and over 100 direct care givers
Rainbow Project Company
Started in 1999 by a group of philanthropists and concerned parents who have children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Rainbow Project is a local, registered non-profit organization, commissioned to provide special education and therapeutic services to children who are suffering from ASD. Rainbow Project also provides subsidies to CSSA and low-income families to allow their children to start receiving therapy without missing the golden years of early intervention.
No. of beneficiaries: Low-income families affected by Autism
Silence is a registered charitable organisation in Hong Kong established in 2008. It aims to foster a socially inclusive society via the provision of various social services to hearing-impaired community as well as public education programs. Through different intervention mechanisms including medical support, family counselling, children counselling, parenting workshops and personal development programs, Silence wishes to improve the quality of life of the hearing-impaired and their families.
No. of beneficiaries: 35 families
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The Underwater Robot Challenge contains elements of STEM education (ie. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and social inclusion. P.4 to S.3 students from diverse background, including those with special educational needs (SEN) and ethnic minorities can get inspired and their unlimited creativity nurtured by having hands-on experiences in robotics and completing a series of underwater missions.
No. of beneficiaries: 200 students
Yes We Do Foundation
Yes We Do Foundation is a Hong Kong-registered charity aiming to improve the quality of elementary education for underprivileged children in China. It has three programs, Yes We Do Summer Camp, Yes We Do Class and Yes We Do Reading Program. Yes We Do Summer Camp selects volunteers from top universities in Hong Kong and overseas who will then provide extracurricular activities for underprivileged children in underdeveloped areas in Mainland China.
No. of beneficiaries: 522