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INSPIRE OUR NEXT GENERATION WITH

 

THE STORY OF THRIVE HONG KONG

Thrive Hong Kong Charitable Limited (IR Ref.: 91/16799), a Hong Kong registered children and youth education charity. We envision to turn under-resourced children and youth into self-confident and positive future leaders who are motivated to give back to the Hong Kong society. It was co-founded by Ms. Polly Chan & Ms. Lilian Sze who had joined hands in setting up and managing 2 former education charities. Together they had empowered 500+ under-resourced children and their families during 2009 to 2017.

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WHAT WE'VE BEEN UP TO?

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14 May 2022 | The internship program has been kick started on April 23, 2022. 4 of our alumni joined as our Media Interns. They are currently learning how to do 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠, 𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐨 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 under the teaching of our experienced program tutor, 小明Sir搵位攝 .

Please stay tuned for the highlights of our 1st shooting day for Project 300 Plus on May 14, 2022.

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Tom Chow x Thrive Hong Kong Project 300 Plus
 

𝐖𝐚𝐲𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐟𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐨: t.ly/a4Q3
20 April 2022 | Thank you for running coach, Tom Chow, who is going to organize a 𝐦𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐢𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐟𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭, Project 300 Plus. He will circle 𝟑𝟎𝟎 𝐤𝐦 𝐚𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐇𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐊𝐨𝐧𝐠 by 𝐫𝐮𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠, 𝐜𝐲𝐜𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐥 𝐫𝐮𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 from 𝟐𝟖 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝟐𝟗 𝐌𝐚𝐲.

Thrive Hong Kong is so blessed to be the beneficiary of this event. Thank you for Tom’s support once again.

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Thrive Hong Kong
PDP 3rd Experience Day--
Industrial Visit

12 May 2022 |Thank you to our collaborator 𝐌𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐁𝐚𝐲 for bringing our students such a beneficial lesson about 𝐀𝐈 Our students are enthusiastic about visiting the workshop and have a try of using 𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐦𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐞. Also, thanks for our Thrive Hong Kong Ambassador, Katrina for being our volunteer on the program day!

Our heartfelt thanks to our sponsor, UNITEK.HongKong for making it possible!

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Thrive Hong Kong PDP
2nd Experience Day

 

3 April 2022 | Our 2nd PDP Experience Day was drawn to a close. Thanks to our guest teachers Kenneth and Julian, English teacher Chin, our volunteers, and Thrive Hong Kong Ambassador team for making the lesson a success. Special thanks to our program sponsor, 3Plus1 Creation for making this happen.  

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Thrive Hong Kong PDP
3rd Experience Day

4 May 2022 | Thank you to our guest teacher Matthew (Robotic developer) and English teacher Ms. Chin for the 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 and 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 lessons. It was a valuable experience for our students to control a robotic arm online. Also, thanks for the contributions of our volunteers, and Thrive Hong Kong Ambassador team for making the lesson a 𝐬𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬!

Our heartfelt thanks to our sponsor, UNITEK.HongKong Unitek.Hong Kong for making it possible!

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Thrive Hong Kong PDP
3rd Experience Day
Students Recruitment

12 April 2022 | Thrive Hong Kong 3rd personal Development Program Experience Day is now recruiting students!

Registration link:

https://forms.office.com/r/1ehL0Fd0HH

Thanks again for our program sponsor UNITEK Hong Kong to make this happen.

DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

We adopt a motivation-directed learning approach and integrate the concept of life skills* into our development  model.

Learning in Thrive Hong Kong is a collaborative process between different stakeholders and we encourage our students to identify and embrace their individual strengths and personal motivations to forge for their future study and career with passion and self-confidence. 

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*Life skills have been defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life.

 
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Youth Empowerment Program (YEP)
For Aged 12 - 24

ENGAGEMENT
EXPLORATION
EMPOWERMENT

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Personal Development Program (PDP)
For Children (P5 - P6)

EXPLORATION
ENTHUSIASM
ENCOURAGEMENT

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Family Empowerment Program (FEP)
For Family members of PDP

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT
ENCOURAGEMENT
EDUCATION

THRIVE HONG KONG IS INSPIRED BY A TESTED PROGRAM IN THE NETHERLANDS

We modelled on Stichting IMC Weekendschool, the Netherlands. It was established in 1998 by psycologist Heleen Terwijn and is currently serving 3000+ students across 58 locations in the Netherlands with more than 3200 graduates. Stichting IMC Weekendschool was an UN award winner in 2009, a finalist for the WISE Award in 2010 and Brock International Prize in Education in 2016. 

Thrive Hong Kong was officially recognized as Stichting IMC Weekendschool ‘s sister school in Sept 2020 and joined its international network in the Netherlands, Belgium, Mexico and Malaysia. 

Meet Our Founders

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POLLY CHAN

(Co-founder & Chairman of the Board)

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Polly's life mission is to inspire people to develop themselves further and share more love with one another. 


She has 20+ years global HR and CSR Leadership experience and has gained wide exposures with10+ industries including FinTech, Tech, Supply Chain Management, Aviation, Manufacturing, etc. 

Partnering with Stichting IMC Weekendschool in the Netherlands, she founded IMC Sunday School, an education charity for under-resourced children during 2009 to 2015.  She later co-founded i-Future Teens for the same charitable cause until 2017.

 

She has turned into a serial entrepreneur.  She co-founded GTP Talent Consultancy and GTP Talent Search. She has become the Regional Director for CLS Asia, the home for Situational Leadership. 

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LILIAN SZE

(Co-founder & Head of Operations)

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Lilian is a Registered Social Worker and has over 18 years experience working in the social welfare field including frontline service, consultative body of government, NGO management and etc.

 

With her strong belief in people’s potential, she has co-founded Thrive Hong Kong with the aims to turn under-resourced children in Hong Kong to become self-confident, responsible, creative and happy global citizens.

 

To work for the betterment of the society and create a brighter future for our children have always been her life mission. Lilian has a Master Degree of Social Sciences in Applied Psychology and a Bachelor degree of Social Work.