Meeting with Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung

PathFinders’ CEO Catherine Gurtin, together with PathFinders’ Co-director of Services Jessica Chow, attended a meeting with Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung at the end of a busy first week for our new CEO. Mr. Cheung and representatives from the Security Bureau and Labour and Welfare Departments updated PathFinders and other NGOs on the government’s Trafficking in Persons Action Plan which was launched last year. #newCEO

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Educational Workshops Led by Next Chapters

PathFinders’ mothers and children enjoyed several engaging and insightful workshops led by Christy Themar from Next Chapters in January. The workshops covered topics including ‘Conflict Management’, ‘Decision Making’ and ‘Preparing your Child for Schooling’ and were delivered with great enthusiasm. The team at PathFinders is extremely grateful to Christy for providing enriching information on the topic of parenthood to our beneficiaries. Thank you so

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HONG KONG NGO, PATHFINDERS, NAMES CATHERINE GURTIN AS CEO, SUCCEEDING KAY McARDLE WHO STEPS DOWN AFTER OVER 5 YEARS

The Board of PathFinders Limited is pleased to announce that Catherine Gurtin has been named as PathFinders’ new Chief Executive Officer, effective February 11, 2019. Now in its tenth year, PathFinders has helped over 6,150 of the most vulnerable ethnic minority babies, children and women in Hong Kong by providing shelter, food, clothing, access to healthcare, education, counselling and legal assistance. Catherine succeeds Kay

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Community Outreach Kicks off at International Christian School Event

On January 20, 2019, we attended the International Christian School’s Domestic Helpers Open Day where we reached an audience of 500+ helpers. We were delighted to have the opportunity to deliver our message on maternity protections for migrant workers and all enjoyed the singing, dancing, games and incredible performances by students at the show choir! #communityoutreach #education #migrantworkers #fdw #maternity #maternityrights #protections #gratitude  


Meet our Volunteer – Katarina Berglund

MEET OUR VOLUNTEER – KATARINA BERGLUND Say hello to Katarina Berglund in this edition’s ‘Meet our Volunteer’ Q&A! Katarina is a regular, repeat volunteer on supplies donations days. She loves babysitting our beneficiaries’ children whilst they pick out clothes and is a familiar face to many at our Centre. Thank you Katarina for all your help. ******************** HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT PATHFINDERS? Lisa

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to our blog followers! 2018 was an incredible year – we celebrated our 10th anniversary and the milestone of having reached an amazing 6,000 beneficiaries. For that, we are indebted to you. PathFinders is grateful to all our volunteers who help keep our programmes running. In addition to ad-hoc opportunities (please contact us if you’d like to put your time or

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Meet our Volunteer – Morgan Davis

MEET OUR VOLUNTEER – MORGAN DAVIS We’re ending the year – and will be kicking off the new year – with regular spotlights on volunteers who have dedicated their time and expertise to helping us at PathFinders. Meet Morgan Davis, a reporter at GlobalCapital Asia (Euromoney) who usually writes about the bond market in Asia. Morgan and her team spent two days at work

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Meet Our Beneficiary – Jenny Negrillo

As part of our 10th anniversary celebrations we are sharing stories about our beneficiaries. Meet Jenny who is from the Philippines and has a now almost 3-year old daughter. Thank you Jenny for sharing your story and photos of your beautiful little girl Janan Aubrey with our blog followers! HOW DID PATHFINDERS HELP YOU WHEN YOU WERE PREGNANT AND AFTER YOU DELIVERED YOUR BABY?

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Yaya – A Documentary by Justin Cheng

Check out director/producer Justin Cheng’s touching documentary Yaya which was released on December 10th to coincide with his Auntie Tessie’s birthday. Yaya explores Justin’s relationship with his Auntie Tessie, a Filipino nanny, who helped raise him and his family at the expense of decades away from hers.  At its core the documentary is about social and economic empowerment for women and how foreign domestic

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Flu Shots for Clients and Staff

Flu season is approaching and we want to do our best to protect our clients and ourselves. Last week we arranged for the wonderful team at Dedicare (www.dedicare.hk) to come and give pregnant clients, children and our staff flu shots. In total we provided vaccines for 28 children, 11 pregnant women and 6 staff – 45 shots in total! #allchildrenmatter #vaccine #protection #children #pregnant