October Roundup

Post Date: Nov 4th, 2019 | Categories: Advocacy | COMMENT

The Refugee Union Hong Kong was founded in 2014 with visions to safeguard forced migrants’ fundamental rights, in specific, to improve members’ living conditions and optimise their prospects. Since our establishment, we have been working closely with our committed volunteers, organising various programmes and activities to actualise our members’ social and psychological well-being.

DONATIONS

On 18 October, we are grateful to receive donations of baby products from Donor Ms. Down, including cleaners, toys and other necessities. Thank you very much!

EVENTS

On 9 October, we are privileged to have medical students from local universities reaching out to us and seeking cooperation opportunities. Thank you for concerning forced migrants’ mental health issues!

Medical Students Society Visit

On 12 October, we co-organised the “Know Your Rights” workshop about civil law in Hong Kong with the Hong Kong Centre for Pro Bono Service Limited (CPBS), Table of Two Cities, The Wandering Voice, and Dream Impact (in no particular order). Thank you everyone for joining us and flourishing mutual learning!

Know Your Right

On 19 October, we partnered with students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and organised a natural handmade workshop for our members. We invited teachers from the Fruit Peels Family to teach us ways to make dish washing detergent and soap by using natural ingredients. This activity is part of the I·CARE Social Service Projects Scheme 2018/19 and funded by the I·CARE Centre for Whole-person Development, CUHK. Here we would like to express our gratitude to the Donors for their generous support. And we appreciate students’ passion to serve.

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Every Tuesday we are glad to have yoga class organised for our members to release stress, refresh mind and train up health. Thank you teachers for their great efforts!

Yoga Class

Every Saturday we are honoured to have Dr. Terrence Shum from the Open University of Hong Kong (OpenU) teaching our members Cantonese. Thank you Dr. Shum for his continuous support to our community!

Cantonese Class

Meanwhile, we also have Canadian Tutoring Session organised by students from Canadian International School of Hong Kong on every Saturday, with a group of committed senior-year students coming, teaching kids school assignments and assisting them in doing revision.

Despite a difficult time, we as usual serving with heart, pursuing a better society with justice and fairness for everyone in Hong Kong, regardless of who they are or where they come from. Please visit our office for more information. Again, we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to all donors and volunteers who stand with us. Keep visiting our website and Facebook for the latest information. For enquiry, please don’t hesitate to visit our office or email us at info@refugeeunion.org.

 



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