Report from Golden Z Committee (2016-2018)
Co-Chairs : Tina Kwan, Lily Wu
In the biennium 2016-2018, The Chinese University Golden Z Club continued to serve the deprived and needy through their service and advocacy projects.
Care for young
The on-going children mentorship program served children from grass-root families in Ma On Shan region. Activities include visits to the Hong Kong Wetland Park, Cheung Chau and the Chinese University to enlarge exposure of children from natural beauty of Hong Kong to environment of the university campus. Educational and empowerment games, handcraft workshops were arranged every month for 6 months. Served as mentors, Golden Z members guided the children to accomplish various goals aimed to develop their self-confidence and esteem.
Care for elderly
Cooperated with Ma On Shan East C&Y ISC, The Boys’ and Girls’ Club Association of Hong Kong, visits to elderly homes were organized. Lanterns made by children in the centre and moon-cakes were given out as gifts. Golden Z members did exercises with the elderly. Chinese opera was performed by a Golden Z member and residents there were much amazed and delighted.
Care for women
Activities were organized for new immigrant women of the Hong Kong Federation of Women’s Centres. Handcraft workshops were organized, during which participants and students shared and exchanged their everyday life experiences and interests with each other.
Joint with the Lingnan University Golden Z Club and Nantou YMCA in Tainan, the “Tai Story” service project was held from 2 – 8 January 2017. Through elderly visits and served as teachers for children in Nantau, Golden Z members witnessed the much serious gender inequalities in rural area of Tainan.
2017年01月10日 04:10 廖肇祥/南投報導
To promote gender equality and to raise awareness of sexual violence in the community, Chinese University Golden Z Club kicked off their “Zonta Says No to Violence” project with a seminar by Ms Pandora Liu of CEASE, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, during their installation ceremony in March 2017.
It was followed with “Cookie Sales” at the University campus to raise funds to fight against violence against women. It was wind up by another “Cookie Sales” at the fund raising event of our club on 25 November 2017, the start of United Nation’s “16 Days of Activism”. Prior to the event, promotions of the event at the Federation of Women’s center to educate members of the Center and their awareness of the issue, then the recruitment of helpers for cookie-making to recruitment of helpers at the booth on the date; and finished with the actual sales booth at the event. Funds raised were used to sponsor the Center’s works on single mothers.