Stories

Akin Alliance: Helping NGOs Help Grassroots Youth

Akin Alliance: Helping NGOs Help Grassroots Youth

Where others might look at disadvantaged young people and see poverty, despair or a lack of opportunity, NGO Akin Alliance looks...

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Impact HK: Helping Make Josiah’s House a Home

Impact HK: Helping Make Josiah’s House a Home

Meet Josiah, a Hong Kong citizen living at the grassroots. He moved out of home when he was young and fell...

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Recovering from Typhoon Hato: Thank You Hong Kong!

Recovering from Typhoon Hato: Thank You Hong Kong!

At 95, Mrs Kan has seen many chapters of Hong Kong’s history. She lives alone in Tai O, a traditional fishing...

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Malawi: Warm Heart of Africa

Malawi: Warm Heart of Africa

Mr Gande, at 76, could be the face of grassroots poverty in Malawi. He’s a farmer who has always survived day...

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’tis the Season!

’tis the Season!

We love the season of giving. The week before Christmas, our Crossroads team met with six major NGOs from across Hong...

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GoodCity: A New Solution to an Old Problem

GoodCity: A New Solution to an Old Problem

No one has space for excess goods in Hong Kong. So when people choose to donate them, they normally need to...

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When a Sofa Bed is More Than a Sofa Bed

When a Sofa Bed is More Than a Sofa Bed

We deliberately photographed these men from behind. We wanted to be sure we didn’t show their faces. Mr Kwan (name changed),...

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Hope For Those Without Hope

Hope For Those Without Hope

“Every time I went home, I felt so depressed, because of the condition of our flat. I even attempted suicide because...

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New Tech for Adults with Disabilities

New Tech for Adults with Disabilities

Computers from Crossroads are helping the Neighbourhood Advice-Action Councils’ Shun Tin hostel care better for the 19 adults with intellectual disabilities...

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