On November 8th, 2013 the Southwest Conference of the Zhi Gong Party visited Amity’s integrated rural development and poverty relief project in the mountainous area of Wumeng and Qinba.
Amity improves the situation on the ground in poverty-stricken, water-deprived mountainous villages and raises awareness among the younger generation in prosperous cities like Hong Kong of their own role in water preservation.
The central part of Philippines suffered a wide-ranged damage by typhoon Haiyan on November 8. Due to the vast devastation and the magnitude of this disaster, Amity responded immediately to the request for help of our partner organization in the Philippines KAISA Para Sa Kaunlaran.
Providing information and material about AIDS can take place in a relaxed atmosphere. That this is probably the best way to raise awareness about this sensitive topic proofed Amity’s seminar where grass-root organizations were taught how to elucidate HIV.
Amity’s University for girls project gives young students from rural families the capacities to study. In its 6th year, scholarships for 35 new applicants could be granted. At a whole Amity is sponsoring 112 students this year.