Elderly and young people launching online guided tour in the pandemic

Elderly and young people launching online guided tour in the pandemic

‘Old neighbours have finished their tour guide training, tour plan has also been completed, and invitations have been sent to schools… everything was almost ready but has been deferred again and again due to the pandemic. This disappointed the elder volunteer guides who have been looking forward to the tour launch,’ said Bonnie Sin, the supervisor of the Nam Tai Centre for Senior Citizens.Many plans were interrupted by the unexpected changes. In last year many ...
My Another Home

My Another Home

‘It is not easy to describe my feelings towards the Corps (Church), because it has always been a part of my life.’ In 1956, the young Law So-fong moved to Chuk Yuen resettlement area with her family after their home experienced typhoon and fire. The Salvation Army Chuk Yuen Corps reached the Law’s family while doing relief work in the area, and it was the beginning of the lifelong connection between So-fong and the Corps ...
Teenager Transformed Through Dart-throwing

Teenager Transformed Through Dart-throwing

'To prepare to throw a dart, first we need to lean forward slightly and bend the elbow at 90 degrees. Then to pull back the arm...'Secondary 4 student Chow King-ho smoothly introduced the sport of darts. His eyes glittered when shooting the darts and every dart firmly hit on the dartboard exactly where he aimed. The sharpness of his gaze and the degree of concentration were impressive. It is almost difficult to imagine he was ...
Retirees to be online influencers

Retirees to be online influencers

We are now in the era that everyone can become an influencer on internet. Some young-old retirees are also interested in this trend. They are serious about making videos and hope to turn themselves into influencers, sharing their experiences and knowledge to the world. One of them is Toby, who is in his 50s and was one of the first batch of students who finished the course of The Salvation Army's 'Knowledge Influencer Training Programme' ...
Finding My Own Path

Finding My Own Path

To discover one's own path, everyone goes through a different journey. Some are able to identify target early and work towards it, while some struggle to find the way they prefer. For F.6 student Tsz-yan, academic learning is not her strong suit and once she did not have a clear idea what direction her way should be. Thanks to her school's referral, she joined The Army's Project 'SMILE with Hope', through which she got the ...
Then Street-sleeper Restarts Healthy Life

Then Street-sleeper Restarts Healthy Life

John Yue was once a homeless that slept on street and in 24-hour restaurants. After the death of his family, the grief-stricken John became an alcoholic. His health quickly deteriorated and he was admitted to hospital frequently. Two years ago, John joined The Army's 'Outcomes Star' Programme which helped him to recover from alcoholism and set new life goals without wasting away his life any more. Despite thinking himself not good at socialising, John decided ...