Stories

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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Released from the Sex Industry

Released from the Sex Industry

It was never Maria‘s dream to become a sex worker. With a broken marriage behind her, though, and a past of...

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The War-Weary Villages of DR Congo

The War-Weary Villages of DR Congo

History says that the most recent war in DR Congo ended in 2003, but those on the ground live with a...

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School Students: Empathy Film Festival

School Students: Empathy Film Festival

“But what can I do at school to help others care?” We’re often asked this by students who undertake our x-periences,...

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Silent Night for Deaf Youth in Kazakhstan

Silent Night for Deaf Youth in Kazakhstan

For the 150,000 people with hearing disabilities in Kazkhstan, it can, indeed, be a silent, lonely existence.  Services for the deaf...

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