[ ‘SHARE’ Mar-Apr 2017 ] FOCUS ~ AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
Written by: Jojo Poon
What is “development”? What kind of development will lead to better living? In what way will go by contraries? We might be able to find out more from the experience of the farming tribes in Northern Thailand.
Continue reading Environmentally Sustainable Development in Thailand
[ ‘SHARE’ Mar-Apr 2017 ] TAKING ACTION
Interviewer and Editor: Tsun Wan Yan
In Hong Kong, we would often hear someone tell a person to “Go back to farming at your ranch” to tease one’s lack of wit. Now people don’t need to farm at a ranch, nor are they foolish to be a farmer. We found a perfect example of that in Wu Ying Luen, Hand—a young, humorous, and radiating farmer—from the Society for Indigenous Learning (SoIL) in Hong Kong, who differs greatly from our traditional image of a farmer.
Continue reading A Passion for Farming—An Interview with Hand the Farmer
[ ‘SHARE’ May-Jun 2016 ] STEP INTO THE WORLD
Human trafficking is often international, and it has become the second largest global illegal trade business following drugs. Sixty percent of human trafficking activities were international.
CEDAR is supporting multiple partners in their education, support network building, living condition improvements, and life rebuilding projects.
Continue reading Combat Human Trafficking From Church, Through Church
[ ‘SHARE’ Mar-Apr 2016 ] STEP INTO THE WORLD
Ethnic minorities living in the northern mountain range of Thailand had been scattered around the boarders between Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, and Yunnan, China, and move around to cope with environmental changes. A large amount of people of the tribes are not officially registered, in turn they have a hard time finding education, employment, and legal ownership of lands.
Continue reading Help the Mountain Minority Groups Take Their First Step in Development
The Chinese New Year is one of the most anticipated festivals for children, because the elderly will give them red pockets for new-year blessings. No matter how naughty or shy the children are in the rest of the year, they will greet their parents and elderly to get a red pocket.
Continue reading We Wish a Fruitful Year for the Poor Families from Afar