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 mobilise 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
Mobilise 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 30 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.
Act!on for a Cause 2018-19
31 winning projects have been chosen for Act!on for a Cause 2018-19! These project teams will be implemented from January to June 2019, and have the chance to go through monthly capacity building and work sessions with their mentors
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
- Received more than 220proposals
- Supported 68 Act!on for a Cause projects
- Inspired more than 400 youth
- Partnered with 137 organizations
- Mobilised 300 volunteers
- Benefited more than 11,200 individuals, e.g. children, refugees, the elderly, and caged home tenants
There are 31 community projects to be funded and mentored in Act!on for a Cause 2018-19. Here are the remaining 4 projects where the student led projects have diverse project aims and target beneficiary groups.