It is summer break. Many refugee families brought their kids to our centre to have fun and to enjoy the air conditioning service. This piece reviews the major events that happened at our centre last month.
ABOUT US 關於我們
Refugee Union, founded in 2014, is the only refugee-led organisation in Hong Kong. We have 2,000+ members from 20+ countries, including 500 children. Currently, our centre is based in Sheung Wan. Being a union of and for refugees, we work with visions to safeguard refugee rights and to improve the situation of refugees in Hong Kong.
ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE 活動一覽
This month we were honoured to host a few students from local and international schools. On 3 and 4 August, students from a Po Leung Kuk affiliated school and the Hong Kong International School visited our centre to learn more about refugee issues through interviewing our members.
On 6 August, students from the German Swiss International School organised a workshop to teach refugee kids critical thinking.
On 12 August, student-led team Momentum introduced refugee kids to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) and encouraged the new generations to solve problems in creative ways
On 27 August, students from the Chinese International School organised a workshop to teach refugee kids public speaking skills.
On 30 August, volunteer Hillary taught refugees to make Lanterns to celebrate the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival.
Many thanks to volunteers’ contribution!
GIVING IS A BLESSING 施比受更有福
This month we received donations of wide-ranging useful items. We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to all Donors who lend us a helping hand. Your support means a lot to us. We promise to deliver all items we received to refugees.
Please continue to support our centre and stay tuned to our website and social media pages (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) for the updated information. You are also welcome to contact us by email at email@example.com or by visiting our centre during office hours (Mondays to Saturdays, 10am–6pm).