In year 2014-15, ICARE Programme supports 14 social service projects (more projects will be subsidise later), in which thousands of clients in local community, mainland China and overseas countries will be benefited. 

       
  

 



 

CLOVER 2014-15

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
Office of Student Affairs

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 250

Project Location: Local

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This project recruits 20-40 teams of 6-12 local and non-local CUHK students to promote environment protection among the local communities. The project works as a competition. All teams will receive comprehensive trainings on activities planning and skills development for promoting green awareness. Each team is encouraged to make use of the knowledge they gain from the trainings to design the whole service project. Subsequently they will initiate social activities among themselves to build friendship as well as generate cultural exchange.

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An Adventure-based Day Camp for Families with Children Suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 2014

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
Students from Department of Social Work

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 25

Project Location: Local

A group of social work students have organised two day-camps for 30 families with children with ADHD (15 families per camp). A series of outdoor and indoor checkpoint games, adventure-based activities and debriefing of activities have been conducted by social work students of the CUHK. The activities were designed to promote mutual support and interaction within and among the participating families.

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The Force of Nature

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
Students and alumni from Faculty of Science

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 10

Project Location: Local

The project provides workshops on biodiversity and urban greening to new immigrant students in 12 secondary schools in Tin Shui Wai. Guided tours in local natural habitats will also be provided in order to enhance the knowledge of environmental protection among the students. The project also motivates the secondary students to provide sustainable services in societies with respect to environmental protection. Through interactive activities and sharing sessions, the CUHK students will act as mentors to facilitate the personal growth of the secondary students.

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Hong Kong Public Health Initiative

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
Students from Faculty of Medicine

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 100

Project Location: Local

The project has recruited 100 CUHK students to organise a series of health education workshops focusing on different health issues, including cervical cancer, organ donation etc, in in order to boost their awareness on local and global health problems and to enable them to live healthily.

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Fujia Seed Programme 2013-14

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
Fujia (a NGO consist of CUHK and HKU students)

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 12

Project Location: Mainland China


The project serves the left-behind children in Xinzhou District, Wuhan and help improve their academic ability. 24 volunteers and around 300 Wuhan students will join a summer programme. The volunteers will design diverse courses to develop students’ interests on subjects such as science, English drama. The students will learn through mass games and other activities. The project aims to enhance the awareness on left-behind children among both the volunteers and the public towards the left-behind children.

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An Hui Service Learning project

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
4 undergraduate students

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 4

Project Location: Local


The project focuses on serving the academically less achieved students of a suburb middle school in rural Dangtu County, Anhui. The project aims to improve service targets’ learning habits and academic performance through customised tutorials. Various workshops and games will also be provided to develop the students’ team spirit as well as to nurture their self-appreciation.

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Ethnic Minority Project 2014

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC)

Estimated number of CUHK volunteers: 45

Project Location: mainland China

This project aims at improving the community disaster resilience and general health outcomes of the remote, extremely poor, and disaster prone ethnic minority communities in China through disaster preparedness and health education campaigns. The team will first identify the needs and gaps in the community from the health needs assessment. It will then plan and develop materials for education campaigns on health and disaster preparedness/response. The project cycle for each site is 18 months.

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Fujia 2015-2016 Shenzhen Program

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
Fujia

Estimated number of CUHK volunteers: 16

Project Location: mainland China (Shenzhen)

This team will recruit 12 students from the CUHK to carry out a half-year project in Shenzhen. The project aims to enrich the left-over kids’ life at the weekend by conducting activities for them over 6 months. The group will have in-depth understanding of the targeted children as well as establish long-term friendship and care with them.

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We Colour. We Shine. We Are Together

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
Chung Chi The Suns

Estimated number of CUHK volunteers: 28

Project Location: mainland China (Guang Xi Province)

Over the Xmas holiday, they group will return to Teng County for another volunteer teaching project at the same primary school that they taught at last year. This time, they will be teaching art in their project. By a series of art activities, they will enhance students’ creativity. The targets will be inspired by the classes. A small musical corner will be created in the school – some musical instruments will be placed there. The targets will be taught playing with some of the instruments and so they can practice in their daily life.

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Phase 2: Morningside in Nepal – Understanding through Communicating Promoting Personal Development through Social and Civic Engagement (Phase 2)

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
Student from Morningside College

Estimated number of CUHK volunteers: 15

Project Location: Nepal

This is a returning project which aims to carry out a community development project in a Nepal neighbourhood. To continue their work in Phase 1, thus Phase 2 project will carry on with community workshops and discussions in order to understand the needs of the community, thus to develop a tailored development service in the. They will also continue to provide physical labour to refurbish some community buildings in the neighbourhood.

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Sri Lanka Service Trip

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
A group of CUHK students

Estimated number of CUHK volunteers: 20

Project Location: Sri Kanka

This new team of students will be spending 5 days in an orphanage to deliver interactive English and health-related classes to children. They will also spend one day with the children to celebrate the New Year together.

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DreamWorks Mongolia Service Scheme 2015

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
Medical Society

Estimated number of CUHK volunteers: 27

Project Location: Mongolia

After 4 years of service in Vietnam, the team decided to pioneer their new project in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The students went to Ulaanbaatar previously and witness the poverty and many difficult situations of the society. They aim to raise the health awareness of the Mongolian children by educating them about the importance of good personal hygiene and good eating habit in order to increase their living quality. They will also be doing growth assessment of the children at an orphanage.

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The Rainbow After Rain

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
A group of CUHK students

Estimated number of CUHK volunteers: 24

Project Location: mainland China (Guang Xi Province)

To follow up on the project implemented for a school visited by Chung Chi the Suns before, the team will be teaching secondary school students memorizing skills, public speaking, etc. They will also refurbish existing book corners, library and cultivate better reading atmosphere.

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Artbility – The Art of CUHK 2015

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations:
Students fro Department of Fine Arts

Estimated number of CUHK volunteers: 50

Project Location: Local

The returning group continues to bring arts to community and provide aid for the visually impaired to be engaged with artistic encounters. The volunteers will have continuous visits to the old people living in the elder homes, document their life difficulties and attempt to provide refurbishment at their flats through artistic means.

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