In year 2018-19, I‧CARE Programme continues to support social service projects, in which thousands of clients in local community, mainland China and overseas countries will be benefited.

  

 



 

Gather Youth Power, Bye Cervical Cancer!

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: CUHK students

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 6

Project Location: Hong Kong

The project aims at raising both Chinese and South Asian secondary school girl students’ awareness and knowledge towards cervical cancer and promote the uptake rate of HPV vaccine. Firstly, a health talk will explain basic knowledge of human anatomy and how cervical cancer is developed as well as preventive measures. Secondly, small group tutorials will clarify participants’ concern about HPV vaccine and their myths and misconception. Furthermore, a booklet with cervical cancer-related and HPV vaccine information will be distributed.

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Childibs

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: CUHK students

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 14

Project Location: Hong Kong

The project is initiated by a group of early childhood education students aiming at helping children from drug addict families. Through music, physical activities, art and games, the children will learn to express their emotions as well as self-regulation. Moreover, the project involves parent-child activities to enable positive parent-child interaction and help the parents gain self-confidence in parenting.

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The Guangzhou Tassel Voluntary Project

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: Fujia

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 9

Project Location: Guangzhou

The project aims at helping migrant children integrate into Guangzhou by providing voluntary educational services in primary school. Volunteers will lead children into the involvement of public educational resources in Guangzhou to decline the influence of uneven distribution of educational resources brought by family wealth inequality. The activities also include classes and outdoor exploration activities to broaden children’s horizons and deepen their understanding and interest in knowledge.

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2018-2019 Fujia Shenzhen Program

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: Fujia

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 10

Project Location: Shenzhen

The project aims to provide voluntary services to migrant children in Shenzhen to enrich their after-school lives. Titled “Professional Try-outs”, the volunteers will spend 10 weekends holding activities covering various areas such as handcrafts, tiny scientific experiments and knowledge competition games to provide children with occupational experience. This is expected to help them find what they want to do in the future.

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Chung Chi The Suns Trip to Jiangxi

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

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 30

Project Location: Jiangxi

The volunteers are going to conduct voluntary teaching at a local primary school in Jiangxi Province with interactive teaching as core value. The children will be offered different learning experiences through lively and inspiring teaching. Cultural exchange activities will also be included to widen the children’s horizon.

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Cambodia Siem Reap Voluntary Teaching Service Trip

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: Rotaract Club of Chung Chi College

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 20

Project Location: Cambodia

The service trip aims at improving the children’s living quality and fostering their learning incentives through volunteer teaching and rehabilitation work in a local primary school. English and Maths will be taught in hopes of equipping the children with crucial knowledge, strategic thinking and communication skills that will aid them in future professions. Extra-curricular activities i.e. sports, science, arts will also be implemented to develop teamwork and creativity for children.

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2018-2019 Fujia Wuhan Program

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: Fujia

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 12

Project Location: Wuhan

This is an on-going project providing voluntary teaching service to the left-behind children in Wuhan, China. The project includes various kinds of activities such as fun classes, adventure games and networking activities to promote the whole-person development of the children.

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Blessing the Akha communities with high quality second-hand clothes

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: CUHK students

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 4

Project Location: Thailand

The project aims at encouraging the university students together with their family to donate their second-hand clothes in high quality. Then, the donated clothes are planned to be delivered to the Akha communities in Chiang Rai in Thailand where insufficient social welfare could be obtained.

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Bravery Ladders - A subclinical group for SEN students comorbid with social anxiety with application of CBT and VR Technology

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: CUHK students

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 13

Project Location: Hong Kong

This project will cooperate with Heep Hong Society targeting on providing group therapy to SEN children with Social Anxiety Disorder and their parents to meet the service gap that the escalating anxiety situation of SEN students but in lack of emotional intervention in the field. In the group therapy, the Virtual Reality (VR) technology will be applied to stimulate the effectiveness.

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Love · Care · Boundaryless 360

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: CUHK students

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 50

Project Location: Hong Kong

It is an on-going project serving the asylum seekers in Hong Kong aiming at eliminating the misunderstanding among public through education and enhancing the asylum seekers’ social and psychological well-being. The project involves hand-made workshop, educational workshop, game therapy workshop as well as local cultural tour.

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Hand in Hand We Across the Rainbow Land

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: CUHK students

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 40

Project Location: Hong Kong

This project will cooperate with the Hong Kong Association for Cleft Lip and Palate to provide services to children with cleft lip or palate and their caretakers. The project consists of a series of activities with special themes including handcraft, music, cooking to reinforce the children’s self-confidence, strengths, resilience and promote all-round development.

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Searching for authenticity and appreciation - in company with eczema

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: CUHK students

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 7

Project Location: Hong Kong

This project aims at serving the patients with eczema to share correct medical knowledge on treating eczema and encouraging participants to deal with eczema positively. Besides knowledge by professionals, the project also include yoga and Zentangle workshops to take care of the participants’ mental health.

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Fujia Quanzhou Spring Project

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: Fujia

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 14

Project Location: Fujian

It is newly-initiated project cooperated with the Fujian Education Aid Association serving local children whose parents are prisoners. The project is comprised of home visits, a training camp and field trip aiming at improving their relationship with parents and equipping them with necessary soft skills like social skills and communication skills.

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Boarding & Learning Center for Commute Schoolchild in SanSha

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: CUHK students

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 1

Project Location: Fujian

The project focuses on the Commute Schoolchildren problem in mainland China whose parents send the children to cities or villages for education. However, it follows with problems of care quality, security, economy and relationship among family members. This project chooses Sansha as a pilot to offer family-based services with dormitory, library, learning activities and reading center to encourage the Commute Schoolchildren back to receive education.

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2019 Medical Outreachers Sichuan Medical Education and Service Trip

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: Medical Outreachers Hong Kong

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 13

Project Location: Sichuan

The project will continuously collaborate with MediCare Resource Ltd in organizing medical service trip in Sichuan, China. This year, the projects aims at creating sustainable impacts through establishing a comprehensive health curriculum for primary school students, engaging the teachers and locals in health education including sex education, balanced diet and common childhood diseases etc. It will also continue to promote health habits and improve the hygienic situation of local villages by doing home surveys and health checks within villages.

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Nepal Medical Service Trip: Project Namtar 4

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: Medical Outreachers Hong Kong

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 13

Project Location: Nepal

It is a continuous project targeting in Namtar, Nepal. The project is comprised of a health education curriculum to create behavioral change and give correct health concepts in primary and secondary schools. Also, a health camp to offer free health check and health promotion talks will be held to facilitate the use of existing health services. Furthermore, to further assess health needs, correct health misconceptions and distribute health materials, the project will conduct household visits.

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Doctor of Excellence Cambodia Service Trip

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: Doctor of Excellence

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 19

Project Location: Cambodia

This project aims at enhancing the awareness towards personal hygiene and health among the community in Cambodia where resources are not enough. A group of medical students will provide basic healthcare knowledge to the local people to strengthen their awareness of healthcare. Also, they will conduct basic health check including blood pressure measurement and eye-screening.

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Pathfinder Cambodia Volunteer Service 2019

Organising Colleges / Faculties / Student Associations: Pathfinder

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 13

Project Location: Cambodia

The project will continuously be carried out in both Sanlong Leab Primary School and Popot Primary School in Cambodia. Due to the insufficient knowledge towards smoking and alcohol abuse and the poor campus environment there, the construction of incinerator and environmental hygiene education will be provided. In order to offer continuous health education, the students will work with the teachers to transfer the health knowledge into the textbooks of the school.

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Sunshine in Cambodia

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

Estimated number of CUHK students involved: 17

Project Location: Cambodia

The students will go to Cambodia to provide voluntary teaching to the primary school students there. Interactive teaching will be applied to provide the children an inspiring and different learning experience including English learning, group games and science experiments. Furthermore, home visits will be conducted to get deeper knowledge of the background and need of the children and their families.

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