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Seeds of Hope Charity Gala Successfully Draws to a Close

The Yew Chung Education Foundation and Yew Wah International Education Foundation successfully held the Seeds of Hope Charity Gala Dinner at the Beijing Four Seasons Hotel on April 21. Professor Paul Yip Kwok-wah, Chairman of Hong Kong Yew Wah International Education Foundation, Dr Betty Chan Po-king, CEO & School Supervisor of Hong Kong Yew Wah International Education Foundation and all principals of Yew Chung and Yew Wah attended. All teachers and staff of all campuses also participated actively in it.

Professor Paul Yip Kwok-wah and Dr Betty Chan Po-king host the cake-cutting ceremony
Professor Paul Yip Kwok-wah and Dr Betty Chan Po-king host the cake-cutting ceremony

The event was greatly supported by students, parents, business partners and other people in society. All fund raised from this event will be used to support The Kids International Ministries (KIM) to build a campus for a secondary school in a poor community on the outskirts of Manila, the Philippines.

All fund raised from the charity auction will be donated to a poor community in the Philippines for building a campus
All fund raised from the charity auction will be donated to a poor community in the Philippines for building a campus

Dr Betty Chan Po-king explained the significance of the "Seeds of Hope" project and its profound influence on the formation of students' character. Mr Steve Hackman, Head of KIM expressed his gratitude to both Yew Chung and Yew Wah. All students from different campuses of Yew Chung and Yew Wah actively participated in the preparation in the past few months, especially those students who performed at the dinner.

Yew Chung and Yew Wah Violin Orchestra Ensemble
Yew Chung and Yew Wah Violin Orchestra Ensemble

Yew Wah students’ dance performance
Yew Wah students’ dance performance

This activity was organised by the Yew Chung Parents Committee. The onsite charity auction was the climax of the whole event. Yew Chung and Yew Wah collected 9,000 piggybanks which represents 9,000 pieces love and care to the poor.

The Capella Choir formed by Yew Chung students
The Capella Choir formed by Yew Chung students

Spanish dance performance
Spanish dance performance

This charity dinner is also a feast for character education. Yew Chung and Yew Wah believe “The foundation of education is the formation of character.” We have specially designed projects and activities to build up students’ knowledge and life experience. Students learn to assume responsibilities for their family, school, community and others. This is the motivation for Yew Chung and Yew Wah to hold the “Seeds of Hope” event annually.

Parents, teachers and guests support the charity event
Parents, teachers and guests support the charity event

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