Author: Go.Asia

Green School in Indonesia – A community of learners making a sustainable world

Organisation: Green School Bail Green School operates in Bali under Yayasan Kul-Kul, a non-profit foundation registered in Indonesia. The Mission of Green School contributes to their vision by educating young leaders in global citizenship. The purpose is to champion a new model of learning that connects the timeless lessons from nature to a relevant and effective preparation for a fast-changing future. Inspired by Al Gore’s ‘Inconvenient Truth’ & Alan Wagstaff’s “Three Springs”, a jewellery merchant couple, John and Cynthia Hardy were compelled to take up his call to action to build a ‘real’ school for their next generations. They...

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WeTV – A Social Media enables the disabilities for inclusion in Hong Kong

Organisation: WeTV無障礙媒體 With a global addiction to social media that is transforming the way in which we interact with each other, the deaf & blind community stands to benefit more than most in this digital revolution. Globally,  Google map provides wheelchairs accessibilities option, we can see many social media arising in different communities in recent years. Funded by the HSBC 150th Anniversary Charity Programme, WeTV is the first online TV platform run by body disabled in Hong Kong. Operated by Hong Kong Federation of the Blind, WeTV aims to provide a media platform for talents with disabilities to access audiences out of...

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Kongkiat Ketpechara – A True Healer in Health & Medical Science from Thailand

Diabetes has been a public health challenge in Thailand. According to International Diabetes Federations , Thailand is one of the 22 countries and territories of the IDF WP region. Benefited from the universal health coverage in 2002, most of Thais  have diabetes were funded primarily by out-of-pocket payments, enabling 10% of adults in the country’s 68 million residents –  to access to the necessary medicines. Dr. Kongkiat Ketpechara, who transformed his role from medical practitioner to a software entrepreneur and even a nutritionist and an agriculturist over a decade, has been playing an influential role in medical & health development of...

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Louis Koo

Abstract: Louis Koo is an actor and producer. Koo established his charity foundation at the year 2008 after the devastating earthquakes in Sichuan, China in May of that year. His foundation has built nearly 100 schools, 20 clinic and 750 rain-saving water cellars in Mainland China. He also supported arts development in Hong Kong, not only served as the President of the Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild, he also funded the Hong Kong Arts Centre, and a cinema is now named after him to honour his support. Causes Supported: Poverty, Education, Arts Source of Information: various news Photo Credit: Louis Koo official facebook...

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How can we help the devastating flooding in Japan and South Asia?

“Dozens of people have been killed and 2 million forced to flee their homes after record rains pounded southwest Japan, triggering widespread flooding and deadly landslides”, according to CNN report on 9 July 2018. In March this year, Japan Times already urged for a long-term climate plan to combat climate-related problems. “Japan is already experiencing various problems associated with climate change, such as more frequent and severe flooding caused by torrential rains, increases heatstroke cases, and lower crop yields due to higher temperatures.” In fact, there are many warnings and climate-related reports have been releasing over the past decade...

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