Stories

China

China

80 year old Xiang and his wife woke, in the black of night, as rushing water poured into their village home,...

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Cameroon: An Injection of Hope

Cameroon: An Injection of Hope

It is late at night, on Cameroon’s dimly lit streets, but young children are hard at work. Some wander the streets,...

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Global Hand Chinese Translation Team Receive Online Volunteering Award

Global Hand Chinese Translation Team Receive Online Volunteering Award

To mark International Volunteers Day on 4th December, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme announced the winners of the “Online Volunteering...

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Microsoft partners with Crossoads: more than just volunteering

Microsoft partners with Crossoads: more than just volunteering

It’s a nice problem to have. Our phones run hot and our email boxes burst with new messages as Hong Kong...

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Championing the Cause

Championing the Cause

 “Champions know there are no shortcuts to the top. They climb the mountain one step at a time.” (J Adler) While...

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Hong Kong Schools Engaging with World Need

Hong Kong Schools Engaging with World Need

“I want to help, and you have opened my hands, desperate to do something.” Hong Kong school student Since we started...

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Tukul Crafts

Tukul Crafts

The Sudanese Civil War killed more civilians than any other conflict since World War 2. Two million Sudanese people died –...

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Tintsaba: Weaving for Life

Tintsaba: Weaving for Life

When Elsabet joined the Tintsaba workshop in Swaziland, it changed her life. “If I couldn’t work for Tintsaba, I think I...

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Vinh Hoa: A Global Handicrafts producer

Vinh Hoa: A Global Handicrafts producer

In a workshop in Hue, Vietnam, two rows of women are intent on their work. Fine, brightly-coloured thread and embroidery needles...

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