Stories

Kazakhstan: Baba Nina

Kazakhstan: Baba Nina

Nina is 78 and one of Kazakhstan’s elderly poor. Her only family is a daughter, with whom she has a broken...

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Christmas Joy for Ebenezer’s Blind Students

Christmas Joy for Ebenezer’s Blind Students

Life’s brighter for Hong Kong’s visually impaired kids, thanks to the rich education they can access  at Ebenezer School for the...

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Esther: Helping Sighted People ‘See’

Esther: Helping Sighted People ‘See’

Esther, of Hong Kong, wasn’t born blind. She was three years old when an episode of measles took most of her...

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‘Honourable’ Work

‘Honourable’ Work

Life had not done the ‘Honorable’ thing by the young African boy of that very unusual name. Young Honourable was born...

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Upcycling

Upcycling

One of the tenets of our fair trade principles is care for the environment. In our cafe and marketplace, we sell goods...

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‘Confidence to face the future’ UN chief

‘Confidence to face the future’ UN chief

The United Nations’ Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, tells a poignant story of his childhood. “I grew up in a society ravaged...

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Digital Support for Hong Kong Children in Need

Digital Support for Hong Kong Children in Need

WebOrganic, a Hong Kong NGO, is on a mission to  equip Hong Kong’s poorest children with technology, so they do not lag behind...

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Helping Hong Kong Families In Crisis

Helping Hong Kong Families In Crisis

The Chan sisters know they have to stick together. The three young women have been ‘mothers’ to each other since 2002,...

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Global Hand Match Helps Fight Human Trafficking

Global Hand Match Helps Fight Human Trafficking

When we think of ‘slavery’, we easily picture 18th century shiploads of people in appalling conditions, or Roman captives under a...

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