Social Innovation Networking: Silver hair and us – Life hack during the ‘Isolation’

Due to population ageing, one out of eight people in Hong Kong ages 65 or above.    The World Trade Organization is giving impetus to the concept of ‘Aging and Elderly Friendly City’ in recent years. It is to build an inter-generational harmony society applying the concepts of ‘the angle of elderly’, ‘the participations of elderly’, and ‘suitable for elderly’.     Wish to build up a friendly and respectful environment for the elderly?   Wish to link up with different stakeholders in the society?   Wish to encourage the elderly around you to discover more on social participation?     In the Social Innovation Networking,  Impact Incubator invited three of our friends from the social welfare sector to share their valuable experiences on innovation and project incubation.    ** Lee Tin Yan, Service Coordinator of The Neighbourhood Advice-Action Council **   Last year, a photo with dim-sum in Cantonese restaurant went viral in the internet. It was a project by The Neighbourhood Advice-Action Council, turning the service centre into elderly’s favorite Cantonese restaurant with old-school style dim-sum karts, letting the elderly to enjoy teas and foods under the pandemic.   **Herman Chan Ho Man, founder of Eldpathy**   Herman opened up an Online Interactive Workshop which allows the elderly to learn and teach during the pandemic. Elderly tutors guide participants step by step in order to let them feel and understand the deterioration of physical function of the elderly.   ** Dr. MO Kar Him, Co-founder of Project Hap Sap (Assistant Professor from School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)**   Everyone involves in city planning and development. The Project Hap Sap recruited the elderly and trained them to be the assessor on city planning. The project also encourages them to build up a society that belongs to everyone.   ...

好好社企農曆新年推介:新年禮盒系列

(推廣期:即日起至2月3日,1月25日或之前可享優先訂購優惠) 農曆新年將至,好好社企今年依舊會為大家呈獻「菠蘿」萬有菠蘿包曲奇禮盒、好好賀年禮盒,開心加油價款款HK$100內,讓大家享用或作送禮。歡迎大家訂購各系列禮盒,歡渡農曆新年。 系列B:「菠蘿萬有」菠蘿包曲奇禮盒 農曆新年將至,還未計劃好買甚麼賀禮送贈親朋戚友?好好社企為你準備了充滿港式味道兼有新意的菠蘿包曲奇禮盒,寓意新一年必定包羅萬有,好運陸續有來!香脆菠蘿包外皮加上澳洲夏威夷果仁,給你雙重口感、雙重享受。菠蘿包曲奇由本地社企生產、人手烘焙,慶祝新年喜慶之餘又可以支持弱勢社群就業,讓每一位「好好」過新年! 系列C: 好好賀年禮盒系列 好好賀年禮盒系列包括:「七星報喜」雜錦曲奇禮盒、蝴蝶酥禮盒及「杏」福杏仁條賀年禮盒。全部禮盒由本地社企精心手工烘焙,多款口味任君選擇。雜錦曲奇入口鬆脆,更有七款口味滿足你的味蕾。蝴蝶酥牛油香氣濃郁,甜甜的味道配上酥脆口感,包你一試難忘!杏仁條口感細緻鬆脆,加上淡淡杏仁片香氣,必定是新年送禮推介! 訂購表格: (B) 訂購表 (C) 訂購表 更多賀年禮品資料、查詢及訂購: 網站: www.goodgoods.hk/zh-hant/content/ggs_premiumhiglights_chi  電話: 2864 2903/ 2876 2490 電郵: [email protected]     ...

Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund) Briefing Session (25 January, 2021)

Do you have any innovative ideas that address the problems of poverty and social exclusion in Hong Kong? Are you looking for funding and other kinds of support to commercialise, start, grow or scale your social project?  An intermediary of the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund), Impact Incubator of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service cordially invites all current and potential social innovators and social entrepreneurs to join our next Impact Incubator briefing session. At the session, our team will briefly introduce our new Impact Incubator, key programme features and answer any questions you may have on applying for SIE Fund grant funding, through the Impact Incubator. Representative from “Rolling Dialogue - Cloud Storytelling”, a SIE Fund approved project, will also share their story of innovation and experience of their funding application.  SIE Fund was established by the Commission on Poverty in 2012 to stimulate cross-sector collaboration, sharing learning and experience, guiding resources to groom and coach entrepreneurs, incubating and implementing new ideas, with the expectation that some of these will lead to new, sustainable businesses that help tackle poverty and social exclusion in the community.  Content of SIE Fund Briefing Session Introduction of the funding Application procedures All-round ...

《社企指南2020/21》(網上版)現已出版

社會企業商務中心(本中心)每年編制及出版《社企指南》。最新的《社企指南2020/21》(網上版)經已出版,並已上載至本中心網站。截至2020年5月,全港有666間社會企業單位,較去年增長2%。它們分別由326個團體所營辦,當中獲《稅務條例》第88條豁免繳稅的團體有145間(佔44%),未有獲豁免繳稅的有181間(佔55%)。 社企種類方面,佔總數最多的首三個類別分別為「飲食」(15.5%)、「愛惜地球」(15.2%)及「健康護理及醫療」(15.2%)。另外,去年共有48個新社企單位加入指南。新增之社企面對的最主要困難是租金高昂(26%)及營運成本高昂(24%)。它們認為「機構及公司制訂責任採購政策」(23%)最能幫助社企,其次是「加強公眾教育」(22%)。 如有興趣了解更多社企數字,可下載「《社企指南2020/21》數字概覽」。 您亦可下載《社企指南2020/21》或使用《社企指南》網上搜尋器及手機應用程式(iOS 及 Android),隨時隨地尋找附近的社企。 ...

「社創。社區4.0」比賽即將接受報名

第三屆「社創。社區4.0」比賽將會進駐新界北區,讓同學可以透過比賽「親身經歷,實踐社創」。 今屆亦一改以往直接以社區問題為本的做法,比賽將會針對婦女、長者、青年,以北區配對、發掘、發展角度,加入不同的科技元素,打破地區與交通的限制,帶動小區經濟和居民就業。 如果你或者身邊的中學生希望參加比賽汲取經驗,並且透過自己構思的方案來改善社區問題,就立即組成隊伍參加比賽吧! 報名日期: 2020年11日11日 至 2020年12日10日 報名詳情將會於網站公佈,敬請留意。 查詢:2876 2487 電郵:[email protected] ...
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