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Volunteering Without Boundaries

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~ Every Wednesday 18:55 ATV (World) ~

This is a series of 13 documentaries about volunteerism.
Each episode will focus on one or two Hong Kong people who are doing different types of volunteer work in different areas of the world.  By telling the stories of these HK volunteers, audiences will have a clearer picture on the different needs around the world, also one will know more about the in depth feeling of these HK volunteers.
13 Episodes
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Unabandoned Love (Vietnam) Sunny and several volunteers went to Hochiminh City, Vietnam in January 2011 to team up with a Catholic Church to distribute basic necessities to the needy. They went to the market to buy rice, noodles, sugar and ...
The Voluntary Locomotive (Hong Kong) Carson Lai is from the IT industry. He is a talkative and passionate sunny guy. Influenced by his father, who was a CSA member, Carson joined Junior CSA and cultivated a spirit of helping himself ...
A Heart-warming Winter (Hong Kong) The winter of 2010 seemed especially cold. For those without a home, tucking away in a street corner was the best they could do to escape the chill. However, they felt that much warmer all because Chau (C...
Care with Deft Hands (Hong Kong) Having been a volunteer haircutter for 18 years, Vivian has been serving different kinds of people, including the elderly, the mentally retarded, long stay patients and rehabilitated psychiatric patients. S...
Moving Lives Forward (Hong Kong) Cheung (Lo Wai-cheung) was rendered quadriplegic due to being starved of oxygen for an entire minute prior to birth and needs to spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair. Consequently, being able to h...
The Caring Angel (Hong Kong) Angela, Lam Oi Lan, resigned as flight attendant and has become a volunteer for the blind and the visually impaired. After each service, many visually impaired people would take the initiative to seek her hel...
Unselfish Love in India (India) India, with its 1.08 billon population, is the world's second most populous country, also is one of a low-income countries. Due to food shortage, about 5,000 children a day die of malnutrition or related ...
The Long Road to Recovery (Haiti) Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, is located in the Caribbean Sea. On the 12th of January, 2010, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake claimed the lives of over 200,000 Haitians ...
Planting for a Brighter Future (China) In October 2010, Mrs. Chia (Chia Tam Wing-yee) went to Sijiang Village, located in Shilou County of Shanxi Province, with a group of volunteers. Situated on the Loess Plateau, the destitute vi...
The Rainbow in Phnom Penh (Cambodia) Having studied social work at university and worked in an NGO's food bank, Winsy is particularly concerned about the vulnerables. In November 2010, she decided to put down her job in Hong Kong and spend tw...
The Healing Trip (Philippines) Young Chinese medicine physician Dennis Au always bears the teachings of On the Absolute Sincerity of Great Physicians in mind: a physician should help his or her patients regardless of their wealth or th...
Bridging People, Bridging Hearts (China) Everyone volunteers for a reason. Yip Chi Yan started volunteering five years ago. Why did he become a volunteer? We have to go back to his childhood. Yan was born in Hong Kong in 1960s. Influenced by f...
A Chinese Mom in Africa In 2009, Mila came all the way to an inland country, Malawi, where situated in southeastern Africa. She works as a volunteer for an orphanage founded by a Buddhist organization. Malawi was rated as...
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