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Zonta Club HK East joined hands with Hong Kong Expressive Arts Therapy Service Centre to empower women, especially those under tremendous stress or underwent trauma, through Art Expressive Therapy. Art therapy is a special methodolog which participants could search for their own identity and embrace one’s capacity and strength. It is also an excellent tool to sooth anxiety of women brought by COVID-19, stress and negative emotions brought by social encounters …

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The Zonta / Mighty Oaks inter-generation service project was held on 30th Jan 2021. 6 Zontians participated in this event. 170 goody bags and 46 CNY lunar cakes were packed at Mighty Oaks office and delivered to Chuk Lam Ming Tong Care & Attention Home For The Aged (竹林明堂護理安老院) for 170 elderly and 100 carers to celebrate Chinese New Year. Under this CNY programme, Mighty Oaks invited 3 schools; namely …

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Every year, Zonta Club of Hong Kong East (ZHKE) organises a signature project – Annual Charity Party (ACP) for which selected seniors from various elderly homes are invited to share the enjoyment of a delightful hotel luncheon, with performances, games and gifts. This year, such a gathering is no longer possible due to the pandemic, but it does not stop us from extending our care,concern and blessings to the needy. …

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Due to the pandemic, members of IDEAL were not able to meet and celebrate for Christmas. In light of this, IDEAL thought of hosting a virtual Christmas party (by zoom) with all the members so that they could meet their friends and celebrate together virtually. Zonta Hong Kong East is one of the sponsors for gifts and food for this meaningful event with 80 families’ participation. Gift bags were delivered …

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14 Zontians joined the Lunch at An Nam and 15 went visiting the Hostel of the Society of the Blind bearing snacks as presents. Orange shirts were put on to signify the 16 Days of Activism. We spent time together with the residents at the multipurpose room viewing a video on their activities. The we we led to a tour around the premises. The Centre offered many therpeutic daily acitivies and …

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We believe in making the world a better place by empowering women! To realize Zonta International’s mission of empowering women and serving those in need, Zonta Club of Hong Kong East has carried out more than 350 service projects to serve the battered and abused women, the underprivileged, the deprived and the physically challenged since its inception in 1980. Throughout the years, effective and meaningful projects have been carried out …

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Zonta Club of Hong Kong East worked together with Mighty Oaks Foundation Limited to organize a generous donation of 43 boxes of mooncakes, which were sent to the 90 nursing staff working at the ‘Asia Women’s League Ltd. Chan Kwun Tung Care and Attention Home for the Elderly’ to share the spirit and tradition of the Mid-Autumn Festival.

2016 census revealed that there were 22,400 poor ethnic minority (EM) households and 49,400 poor EMs, with a poverty rate of 19.4%. Around 3,600 Pakistanis (700 families) living in Kwai Tsing District. In general, more children (under 18 years old) in Southeast Asian families; the average Pakistani family consists of 3.9 persons. One fourth of Pakistani households have 3+ children. With the threat of COVID-19, we would like to …

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Facing the social unrest and global pandemic, Zonta Club of HK East launched a series of events with an aim to inject more positive energy and enhance the awareness of mental wellness in the community, including the 10,000 smiles project collaborated with M21 whereby 10,000 photos of smiling people are collected by our NGO partner, HK Federation of Youth Groups. This is an integral part of the projects under the …

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The annual keynote event of our club. 80 elderlies from the Yan Chai Hospital Community Services Eldery Services Department were invited to JW Marriott Hotel to enjoy a sumptuous lunch and an afternoon of entertainment and games. Recipients of the Scholarship for the Visually Impaired sang for the occasion, while Marycove School’s students performed lion dance. A Chinese Opera singing performance was provided by the Society for the Blind members. …

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Finale of the IDEAL Carers’ Project ‘道風山上的開心茶座’ outing held at Shatin 道風山 after 3 previous workshops. It was an emotional finish. All participants felt they have gained from the project. They feel more empowered to face the challenges ahead, more ready to take good care of themselves and more open to talk about their emotions. They have made some good friends through the project too. There were about 15 beneficiary …

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Fellowship Baking for SOCO Tram Ride at Coup Kitchen on 1 March 2019

This is a continuation of 2017-18 project. We aimed to provide support and our care to low income groups in Sham Shui Po, mostly, single mums through 4 sessions per requested and identified by SOCO.  Those with the highest attendance rate would be invited for an open deck tram ride with family members scheduled for March 2, 2019. 4 workshops were arranged in Jan 2019 as below: Jan 8: English …

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Hong Kong Blind Union presented a souvenir to ZHKE for being their long term partner at their event “協進樂韻知音暨服務中心成立四十週年嘉年華” on November 25, 2018.

November 17 has been designated as 2018 Zonta Day whereby our sister Zontians participated to learn how to design and make the environmental goodies bags for the 2019 Annual Charity Party of our Club. https://www.zontahkeast.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/ZHKE_Zonta_Day_20181117.mp4

The White Cane Day 2018 was held on October 28, 2018. This event aimed to encourage the visually impaired (VI) and sighted participants to form teams to have different sports competitions in order to promote inclusion among the VI and their able-bodied counterparts. The highlight and finale of the event was the Guinness World Record attempt for which 225 VI joined by healthy sighted people with blind folds to walk …

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HK Society for the Blind presented a souvenir to ZHKE for being their long term partner at their event “See & Touch – Fun for Inclusion” on October 20, 2018.

Scholarships for the Visually Impaired 2017 — a recurrent project to award the visually impaired students who, despite their limitations, can still excel themselves in different fields. Over the last two years, six half scholarships (@$15,000) and one full scholarship ($30,000) have been awarded to students of the Society for the Blind on their academic, sports and artistic merits and achievements. Since 2006, the Zonta Club of Hong Kong East has …

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Money Bank Programme “互惠民間手作 — 耆意福袋” — a two year service project in support of Lady Maclehose’s Money Bank Programme operating with a coupon system. Ladies attended photo frame and environmental bags (with 蝶古巴特 patterns) making classes received coupons which they could accumulate with previously earned ones. They can use these coupons to redeem food and daily necessities. Two workshops had been held by these women to train the Zontains the …

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Reaching High — an on-going programme with Mary Cove Centre to help the students to re-connect with the society via a proper career path. Focus of the programme has been on self-understanding, life planning and pre-vocational preparation. In this Biennium, a PROB Computer programme has been used to let the girls identify their dream careers. After that, career talks and sharing sessions by professionals had been conducted. Introduction of the web-based tool …

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Annual Charity Parties (ACP) 2018 — the Club’s annual signature project at which the turn up rate of participating Zontians is often very high. The aim of ACP is to give the elderly, the single moms and the underprivileged, a total of 80, an opportunity to have a good lunch at J M Marriott; to enjoy the plush hotel environment; to receive goodie bags stuffed with useful gifts such as daily necessities, …

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Women Relax Zone — a project jointly run with Yang Memorial for the underprivileged Nepalese women and their families to boost their confidence and to help them realize that they were not an isolated community. The women had access to usage of a flat which had been made into a zone for relaxation. Eight different activities were provided to 290 participants of 20 families at the zone: Yoga, cooking, coffee making …

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Hand in Hand — an on-going pioneering women mentorship project jointly organized with SOCO to provide support and care to new immigrants of underprivileged families, mostly single mums. This biennium’s project consisted of 2 phases: Phase One comprising 4 parenting sessions with the mums on education, inner peace, cosmetic, health and nutrition and Phase Two with two sessions on Eneargram and Healthy Diet & Cooking. A tour of the Hong Kong Park …

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Education Fund for Disable Parents — a two year project which provided funding to visually or otherwise impaired parents so that they could afford to nurture and help their children develop. This financial assistance enabled the parents to look for tuition to help bring along their children’s academic improvement and to be able to access more learning and development opportunities. The parents were extremely happy to see the remarkable changes that their …

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Community Project “崇德愛, 心晴天 社區計劃” — a YWCA project focusing on supporting women who had to face challenges in their marriages. It provided legal and emotional support in the form of an App, workshops, ambassador training, mother day celebration, and a day camp. Ten “Say No” ambassadors had been recruited to help promote and advocate Zonta’s “Zonta Say No to Violence against Women”. An activity 社區 ceremony was held to …

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Zonta Day 2017 – Charity Walk for RainLily – Service projects run to celebrate the Zonta Days of the Biennium were a cooking contest in 2017 for the Nepalese ladies of Yang Memorial followed with a talk by a qualified dietician and a fund raising Charity Walk — “Walking in Her shoes” to help raise fund for RainLily 風雨蘭 in 2018. Male friends joined the walk wearing High Heels. Two visits …

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Scholarships for the Visually Impaired 2017 — a recurrent project to award the visually impaired students who, despite their limitations, can still excel themselves in different fields. Over the last two years, six half scholarships (@$15,000) and one full scholarship ($30,000) have been awarded to students of the Society for the Blind on their academic, sports and artistic merits and achievements. Since 2006, the Zonta Club of Hong Kong East has …

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