Stories

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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Aston Carter: Mentorship Empowering Asylum Seekers

Aston Carter: Mentorship Empowering Asylum Seekers

“Nobody is born to be a refugee,” says Isaac, from a war-ravaged African nation. “Nobody chooses to be one.” We’re not...

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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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Loving Her Kids Into Their Future

Loving Her Kids Into Their Future

After her husband died, Mrs Szeto felt like the only way forward in her grief was to focus on her two...

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Silver Lining Foundation

Silver Lining Foundation

The Silver Lining Foundation lives up to its name. Their work is with orphans and abandoned children so they see great...

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New Life for Electrical Waste

New Life for Electrical Waste

Each year Hong Kong generates around 70,000 tonnes of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). That’s the weight of nearly 6,000...

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15th Annual AmCham Women of Influence Awards

15th Annual AmCham Women of Influence Awards

Sally Begbie, co-founder of Crossroads, was selected by AmCham as the Non-profit Leader of the Year 2018 at the 15th Women...

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Smiling Heart: Combatting Depression

Smiling Heart: Combatting Depression

“There’s no health without mental health”    – World Health Organisation   Hong Kong can feel like a pressure-cooker for those at the grassroots....

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