Handicraft with women 我「手作」我心義工計劃

Collaborator: The Salvation Army Shamshuipo Family Support Networking Team

Date 10, 15, 17 & 24 April 2014
Location Shum Shui Po
No. of Volunteers Participated (Person-time) 14
No. of Service Recipients 12

Through handicraft workshops organized by HKUST volunteers, new arrival and low-income women were encouraged to develop positive habits and new skills. Additionally, they had the opportunity to meet friends with similar backgrounds, engage in the broader community, and establish a support network among themselves.

Check out sharing from our students here

Volunteers and women playing the warm-up activity
Volunteer explaining how to make a "rabbit"
There were lots of pretty "rabbits"!
All of us enjoying a great morning!
Student Sharing:  


- Luke TAM, SBM Student, Year 2

This was a really happy experience to be able to work and play with some women from Shamshuipo. They are all nice and cheerful, and I am surprised to learn that they also take part in a lot of voluntary services. I learn that the society can be a much better place if everyone can make a change.

- Victor YAU, SBM Student, Year 1