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
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
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?
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
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
Renee was an Access to Healthcare (A2H) intern at PathFinders. She is in her 3rd year of a degree in Medicine at the University of Hong Kong. Thank you Renee for working with the team and for all your hard work! WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNT FROM THIS INTERNSHIP? The internship provided a unique opportunity for me to have a deeper understanding of the other
To celebrate our 10th birthday last week (November 20th, 2018) we launched our new Chinese name and logo.
Since the start of 2018 we’ve donated almost 3,000kg of supplies to our clients and their children. With winter coming we are in need of warm baby clothes – in particular, rompers (for under 2 years), baby blankets, warm maternity wear for mothers, and shoes for both mums and babies. Other useful items such as feeding bottles, bottle warmers, nappies and cotton wipes, baby
We worked with ThinkYoung/ THY LAB to produce and show a video – Can You See Me Now? – at our 10th anniversary fundraising dinner on November 2nd and wanted to share it with our blog followers too. This short, touching video captures how PathFinders works with clients to ensure that their children are visible and afforded the respect, protection and fair treatment that
We were excited to launch a series of client portraits at our 10-year anniversary fundraising dinner in Hong Kong on November 2nd. We worked with esteemed photographer Julia Broad to create an intimate, heartfelt and uplifting series of photographs showcasing the journey we embark on with our clients from when they first find out they’re pregnant to when their baby is born because #allchildrenmatter.