Stories

A Face of ACS

An Interview with ACS Volunteer John Jamison

Since 2019, John Jamison has played a crucial part in designing ACS’ curriculum, facilitating NGO leader discussions, and contributing to our project development.  John works at the University of Science and Technology’s Business School researching organizational behavior and employee burnout. 

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CFFC
Community Outreach

Get to Know Charities: Chinese Family for Christ Hong Kong

The last population census taken in Hong Kong in 2016 showed the rate of divorce to be 2.4% per 1,000 marriages, which is more than double the rate in 1991. Chinese Family for Christ Hong Kong (CFFC) believes that this downward trend can be reversed by providing marriage guidance to couples.

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MakerBay
Community Outreach

Get to Know Charities: MakerBay

MakerBay’s vision is to empower youth to innovate solutions for real-life situations. By studying the basic components of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Maths), students are taught to address social, economic, and environmental issues in a holistic and critical manner.

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Community Light

Food Angel: Filling Stomachs and Hearts

Known as Asia’s World City, Hong Kong is the beautiful, cosmopolitan place we call home. It might be a surprise to learn that Hong Kong has a staggering poverty population of over one million. This translates to roughly 20 per cent of residents living below the poverty line…

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Community Light

Granting An Impossible Wish During a Pandemic

A teenage girl’s terminal illness was quickly progressing. She had one last wish, to fly sky lanterns in Taiwan. This was no easy task given that she was living in Hong Kong and the Taiwan borders had been sealed due to the COVID-19 global pandemic…

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A Face of ACS

An Interview with ACS Volunteer Penny van Niel

This edition, we profile Penny van Niel, a cherished and long time volunteer who has played an integral part in helping ACS design and launch many “new” programs over the years, which have since become core ACS capacity-building programs. We owe a huge debt to Penny and many other valued volunteers like her for their amazing contributions and continued support.

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