Archive for June, 2011

Light for Children June Report

June 22, 2011

The month of June saw a number of activities for Light for Children to further deepen the relationship between University of Hong Kong (HKU). Five students namely, Christina Kang, Sophia Chu, Liu Guoer, Cheng Hei Jung, and Chan Tsz Chung, arrived the 3rd of June to undertake an internship in child sexual abuse program for LifoC. Other volunteers who arrived for the same program include, Rebecca Kuntz from USA, Man Chiu Y from Hong Kong, Susanne Sandquist and Una Mether both from Sweden. Socialization meeting was held at the Kumasi Cultural Center as part of the care support activities for the children. The HKU interns as well as the BTP group of Hong Kong participated in this event.

Also as part of the FHI/GAC Youth in and Out of School HIV project, a pre-implementation meeting was held at the Metro Health Conference Hall to brief the stake holders on the project.

As part of the project Light for Children undertook voluntary counseling and testing activity in five communities around the Kwame Nkrumah Univeristy of Science and Technology (KNUST). The program was very successful and five hundred people tested to know their HIV status. The people who tested to know their status were also tested to know their blood pressure levels and were advised accordingly.

Hong Kong University Students

Stakeholders Meeting

Students participating in Sexual Assault Workshop