Author: Go.Asia

The Green Earth

Name of Organisation: The Green Earth Details: The Green Earth (TGE) is a charitable organisation formed by a group of veteran environmental activists and educators in  2016. By spreading the core value “CHERISH THE EARTH” through policy advocacy, community education and corporate partnership programmes, TGE aims to nurture the seeds of caring for the earth and to walk with Hong Kong people on the path of sustainability through public education and community mobilization with the missions as follows:- Facilitating action by igniting green energy throughout our community Promoting resource conservation and a zero-waste culture by changing attitudes Turning Hong Kong...

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Hong Kong Eating Disorders Association

Name of Organisation: Hong Kong Eating Disorders Association (HEDA) Details: Hong Kong Eating Disorders Association(HEDA) is a charitable organization set up by a group of parents, patients and their family members, and concerned individuals in October of 1999. In 2000, HEDA was incorporated as a limited company and registered in Hong Kong as a tax exempted charity (IR File No. 91/6030). HEDA has a professional advisory team of psychiatrists, family doctors, psychologists, social workers and dietitians. Their services include dietetic and psychological treatment, preventation and education, patience support and information hotline to achieve four missions as follows:- To promote...

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Indonesian Eco-Social startup uses edible seaweeds to replace plastic packaging

Everyone knows plastic waste is an global issue and our ocean is under severe threat as 90% of plastic waste go into the ocean every year. According to United Nation, 70% of that waste comes from food and beverage packaging and by 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the sea. According to Nature Research, four of Indonesia’s rivers rank among the 20 most polluted in the world in terms of mismanaged plastic waste. This makes Indonesia the 2nd largest contributor to marine plastic pollution after China. In 2017, Indonesia Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar has set a target...

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Wheel Thing Makers – a Maker’s group to up-cycle unwanted wheels for bikes

Established in 2015, Wheel Thing Makers is a non-profit community formed by a group of makers, innovators and enthusiasts for Wheel of Things (WoT). Their fabrication shop located in To Kwa Wan, a place with local community value in Hong Kong. By advocating the spirit of “Community of Practice”, on one hand they create bike-liked objects with functions for the communities. Rejuvenate The Maker’s Spirit in Hong Kong  Leading by Paddy Ng, a social planner and green bicycle inventor, Gary Chan , the aim of Wheel Thing Makers was very simple in  the beginning: just to encourage more Hongkongers to...

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Asia – DBS Foundation Grant programme 2018 Calls for Entry I Mar 31

Organisation: DBS Foundation Details: Since 2012, DBS supported over 100 social enterprises in Asia with grant funding. DBS Foundation actively supports social enterprises with its annually administered Social Enterprise Grant Programme. DBS Foundation are pleased to encourage Asian innovation by social enterprises to meet complex social needs, such as access to health and health education, employment generation for marginalised, environment protection and waste management solutions, responsible education and literacy, creating rural livelihoods, innovative technologies for social impact and much more. This grant programme enables social enterprises to develop a prototype of their idea, improve existing processes or add critical capabilities...

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