The promotion of the entrepreneurial spirit among the youth is essential for the future of Hong Kong. It's great to see the way Kids4kids' Action of a Cause effectively seeds these ideas among youth from various backgrounds.
Kids4Kids activates young people to find their voice, take action, and make an impact on the world's biggest challenges. Act!on for a Cause (AFAC) is a program designed to mobilize 12 – 17 year olds from diverse backgrounds to take action on real life social issues.
Act!on for a Cause aims to:
Promote creative problem solving of real life issues
Mobilize youth from all backgrounds to take positive action
- Build leadership skills and social awareness through service
A COMMUNITY ACT!ON PROJECT
Submit an outline for a Community Action Project via our online portal. The top 20 projects receive a HK$3,000 seed grant and support of Kids4Kids professional mentors. Community Act!on Projects are to be completed within 6 months of the award date.
|Sep 23, 2017||Powered By Youth Forum 2017 Day 1 (click here)|
|Sep 25-29, 2017||Idea Jams @ Kids4Kids|
|Sep 30, 2017||
Powered By Youth Forum Day 2
|Oct 1, 2017||Act!on for a Cause applications open (click here)|
|Dec 15, 2017||Act!on for a Cause applications close|
|Dec 29, 2017||Winners announcement|
|Mid-Jan, 2018||Act!on for a Cause 2018 Kickoff Event & First Mentor-Mentee Meeting|
|Jan-Jun, 2018||Project implementations & ongoing capacity building workshops|
Click here to check out the Act!on for a Cause blog featuring youth voices on their service projects, ideas, commentaries, and interesting reads!
ABOUT AFAC 2017
AFAC works towards the following UN Global Goals:
Click here to find out more on AFAC and the UN Global Goals.
- 48 Community Act!on Projects completed
- 200 Community Act!on Project proposals submitted
- Mobilized 220 volunteers
- Partnered with 137 organizations
- Benefited 11,165 individuals, e.g. children, refugees, the elderly, and caged home tenants
- Inspired 400 youth
Take a look at our Act!on for a Cause Brochure.
AFAC in Media:
2015 - SCMP Young Post