Hong Kong Social Enterprise Visit
Happy Experience on SE Route
Happy Experience on SE Route
||28 September, 2016 (Wed)
||9:30am – 5:00pm (TBC)
||Max 40 persons (First come first serve)
||US$60 / HK$470 per person
||Fee for local social enterprises (SE) who offer visiting programme
Escort service by a tour coordinator
Transportation (by coach)
Light lunch served at New Life Farm
Souvenir of SEs for every participant
Eco-tourism @ NEW Life Farm
Eco-tourism of New Life Farm (4.1 hectares) set up by a non-governmental organization named New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, is the first social enterprise which offers nature-based tours in Hong Kong. It provides training and employment opportunities for people in recovery of mental illness. Enhance public understanding and acceptance of people in recovery of mental illness through various activities and their interaction with the public. During this tour, an experiential activity and a light lunch will be served. It will bring you happy experience and relax your mind from the hustle and bustle of the city life!
Cultural feature @ LMC-Love Multi Culture
LMC-Love Multi Culture is an SE set up in Jan 2007, operated by a non-governmental organization named HKSKH Lady MacLehose Centre. LMC strives for harnessing the potentials of low income South Asian women in Hong Kong in creating handmade and unique products to generate income for their families through an approach of social enterprise. Their products and services are available for sale at kiosk of shopping mall and theme parks. The ability of these ethnic minorities (EMs) are explored and well utilized. The patronage in this SE not only brings you cultural products, but also helps bring meaningful life to the EMs! Come and get a cultural souvenir during the activity!
Hong Kong TransLingual Services
Hong Kong TransLingual Services (HKTS) is a social enterprise which provides interpretation and translation services for EMs. HKTS aims at solving language problems of EMs, as well as providing job opportunities for well-educated minorities. The ultimate goal is to create the language barrier-free environment, so the sign language interpretation service is offered for the Deaf too. HKTS serves all the public hospitals and clinics, public institutions and private companies in Hong Kong. The services include on-site interpretation, telephone interpretation, video-conferencing interpretation and written translation.
SEs @ WECONS ‧ GOODPOINT
WECONS is an innovative and collaborative project operated by 9 operators who are social enterprises and community organizations in Hong Kong. It is located at GOODPOINT @ Flower Market (花墟), the urban renewed complex is a 4-storey grade 2 historic building managed by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service which is a lifestyle hub adopting community-based model. One of the operators named Ground Works (土作坊) founded in 2007. This SE aims at facilitating “Community Production” through utilizing the strength of the disadvantaged groups in the community such as unemployed, middle-aged and grass-root women etc. The in-charge will share with you about its social mission and an interactive activity will be offered.
- The event organiser reserves the right to change or cancel this itinerary at any time. Where possible substitutions will be arranged and communicated to participants
- The Organizer is not responsible for personal accident and/or damage to the property of participants. Participants should make their own arrangement for personal insurance.