Being the annual fundraising highlight of Plan International Hong Kong, the 4th “Walk for Children” will be held on 12th April at Peak Road Garden (Outside The Peak Galleria). The event aims to raise funds for the education programmes in Vietnam and Ghana, lifting underprivileged children out of poverty. Since it was launched in 2012, “Walk for... Read More
Timely and comprehensive emergency planning ahead of Typhoon Hagupit’s landfall in the Philippines has avoided a repeat of the devastation wrought last year by Typhoon Haiyan. Nevertheless, the powerful storm has wreaked havoc on homes and livelihoods, especially on those still recovering from last year’s disaster.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been declared an international health emergency by the World Health Organisation. So far, more than 5,420* children and adults – mostly in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – have been killed by the disease. Many other countries are on high alert. Eleven Plan sponsored children have died, and 170... Read More
Emperor Jewellery, an active participant in charity events, marks its fifth year of consecutive sponsorship of Plan’s “Because I am a Girl (BIAAG)” campaign in 2014. Chairperson of Emperor Watch & Jewellery and BIAAG ambassador Ms Cindy Yeung has been consistently supportive of the initiative and its purpose. Recently Ms Yeung has visited the venue of... Read More
The second “Because I am a Girl (BIAAG) – Donate a Pencil Campaign” will be held from 7th to 16th October 2014, calling for donations of brand new pencils from the public, which will then be sent to underprivileged girls as a tangible support to their studies, while raising public awareness of girls’ rights.
It’s been more than 40 years since Plan International operated a field office in Hong Kong. Today the city is an important fundraising centre, and contributions from its generous donors help support less fortunate children in China, Asia, Africa and around the world. But the legacy of the early days – when Hong Kong had... Read More