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Thrive Hong Kong Ambassadors: Why did we come back to help? l 為何Thrive Hong Kong 的學生大使回來幫忙?

Thrive Hong Kong Ambassadors: Why did we come back to help? l 為何Thrive Hong Kong 的學生大使回來幫忙?

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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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Reunion for Project 300 +
 

21 June 2022 | 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝟑𝟎𝟎 𝐏𝐥𝐮𝐬 Reunion Day - Thank you for making our dreams come true together !

𝐖𝐞 𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐲 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝟑𝟎𝟎 𝐏𝐥𝐮𝐬 𝐑𝐞𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐃𝐚𝐲 to witness this extraordinary act of kindness once again. The details of the event are as follows:

Date: 29/6/2022 (Wednesday)

Time: 7:30pm - 8:45pm

(Reception and refreshments start at 7:00 pm)

Venue: The Hive, 8/F, Cheung Hing Industrial Building, 12P Smithfield Road, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

Hope to see you all on 29/6!

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Successful Completion of Project 300+
 

30 May 2022 | From Mission Near Impossible to Mission Unbelievable. Words fail us to express our enormous gratitude to Tom for his IRON STEEL Spirit to accomplish Project300Plus in just 42 hours. Tom has made it happen to run + cycle for more than 300 KM around Hong Kong in the last two days.

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From Zero to Shero
 

13 June 2022 | Thank you for Global Networking G100's invitation. Our founder, Ms. Polly Chan will share her career and life journey including her story on founding Thrive Hong Kong at 9pm on 13 June.

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Media Internship Program--
Broadcasting Interview

 

27 May 2022 | Thank you to our program tutor, 小明Sir搵位攝 of inviting our interns and founders for the interview on his Metro Broadcast program"小明Sir搵位攝". It is an eye-opener for our interns to get to know more about the broadcasting industry from this precious opportunity.

The interview will be broadcast in a few days, please stay tuned.

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Release of Broadcasting interview
 

11 June 2022 | Both two episodes of interview of Thrive Hong Kong on Metro Broadcast have been released and uploaded on Youtube on 𝟒/𝟔/𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 and 𝟏𝟏/𝟔/𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 respectively. Thank you to our program tutor, 小明Sir搵位攝 for inviting our interns and founders for the interview on his Metro Broadcast program"小明Sir搵位攝" again.

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Media Internship Program
 

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.

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.