The Need

Why we need to transform our CommUnity.

In Hong Kong...

 
 

Higher poverty rate
in children

29.1%

13.8%

HIGHER than general population

 South Asian children

in poverty

1

Low written
Chinese proficiency

8 in 10

50% 

of jobs need written Chinese proficiency

South Asians

cannot read
and write Chinese

3

Systemic racial discrimination

8 in 10

South Asians

discriminated in shops, markets or restaurants

4

Low chance for
tertiary education

13.4%

85.9%

HIGHER than general population

South Asians

cannot enter

tertiary programmes

via JUPAS

5

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South Asians for School education

Over

85%

of teachers had greater difficulties making sure non-Chinese-speaking students are reaching the goals of the mainstream curriculum

62%

of teachers are NOT confident in teaching their subject to non-Chinese students

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Sources

1 Hong Kong Poverty Situation Report on Ethnic Minorities 2016 and World Vision, 2016 & HK Poverty situation report on minorities, 2016

2 Legco Secretariat, 2020

3 Oxfam et. al, 2020

4 SOCO, 2004

Our Interview with TVB

Angela’s Story

An interview with our Founder Florence, CantoGatheree Angela, and Advisor Dr Loh on the struggles of non-Chinese neighbours learning Chinese in Hong Kong

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