Tag Archives: CWEF

Inspiring the Next Generation of Chinese Young Women

What can bring together rich and poor, Caucasians and Asians, local people and international jet-setters, young and old, people of strong religious convictions and those without, together into a harmonious and purposeful group? The answer: the universal desire to offer … Continue reading

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Summer English and Leadership Camp in Rural China

This summer Concordia Welfare Education Foundation and Ember, an organization created by HKIS alumni, teamed up again to lead a 3-day Summer English and Leadership Camp in Deqing, Guangdong Province, China.

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The Gifts of Christmas: Teaching English to Girls Scholarship Winners in Rural China

A group of 20 HKIS students, teachers, and alumni taught English to scholarship winners in Deqing, China December 28-30th. Facilitated by Concordia Welfare and Education Foundation, this trip’s Winter Camp provided English lessons to more than 50 girls who are … Continue reading

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“Into the Fire: Scholarship Winners Share Their Most Important Values” by Angela Fan

Background: In July, Angela Fan, a grade 10 student at HKIS, participated in an English and Leadership Camp , a 3-day event facilitated by CWEF (Concordia Welfare & Education Foundation) and EMBER in Deqing in western Guangdong Province, China. The aim … Continue reading

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Service-Learning and Spiritual Practice: Complementary Pedagogies for the Privileged

Over Easter a number of us from HKIS went to rural China to make a short video about our girls scholarship program.  Every time I spend time with these girls, the word “virtue” comes to mind.  Their innocence and sincerity … Continue reading

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The Girl Effect at Fragrant Hill High School (香山中學)

Over the Easter holiday, a small group from HKIS journeyed to Deqing town, an 8-hour drive from Hong Kong, to make a short film to support a girls scholarship fund run by the Concordia Welfare and Education Foundation. 

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Jiangmen Scholarship Trip: Service-Learning For All

In 2007, HKIS and the Concordia Welfare and Education Foundation began partnering on an exciting project: sponsoring talented, but underprivileged female high school students right across our border in Guangdong Province to enable them to continue their educational journey. 

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