Archive for 一月, 2015

Meet the nun who helps police raid brothels run by human traffickers

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Sister Ancy Mathew provides care for women freed from clutches of criminals in London

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It’s Saturday afternoon and in an unmarked police car in central London a burly policeman is accompanied by a tiny, bird-like nun. A raid is about to take place on a brothel whose inhabitants, the police believe, include women who have been trafficked into Britain from eastern Europe. The nun is an integral part of the police operation.

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癌友助癌友 百人挺身做志工

癌症病人组团当志工,回馈善愿爱心协会对他们的帮助。(记者董俞佳/摄影)

癌症病人组团当志工,回馈善愿爱心协会对他们的帮助。(记者董俞佳/摄影)

癌症病人所需的营养奶粉所费不赀,善愿爱心协会志工自掏腰包免费送给需要的经济弱势患者。近来一群接受过善愿协助的癌症病人,组成志工团,重回善愿担任志工,继续传播爱心。

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Domestic helper awarded scholarship to New York University

Domestic helper awarded scholarship to New York  University

Her name and her photographs may have been plastered across social media and news sites in the past few months, but Hong Kong domestic helper Xyza Cruz Bacani still wakes up at 6am every day to clean her employer’s house.

The 27-year-old Filipino ended last year with an exhibition at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club and began this year by winning the prestigious Magnum Foundation Human Rights scholarship to New York University, which will pay for her to enrol in the Tisch School for the Arts six-week photography course.

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“枕头哥”怀抱晕倒老人坐地施救

民警吴炜怀抱太婆坐在地上施救。 网友提供

民警吴炜怀抱太婆坐在地上施救。 网友提供

1月3日,武昌一名六旬太婆在买菜途中突然晕倒,处警民警坐在冰冷的地上给她当枕头并采取急救措施,路人拍到这一幕后将图片传到朋友圈上,有网友称赞警察好样的,并亲切地把这位民警称为“枕头哥”。

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League to get boys off streets a mega hit

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What started as an initiative to occupy youths during their school holidays and steer them away from crime is now the largest football league in Singapore.

The Delta League consists of 2,000 players who make up 96 teams – a far cry from the 16 teams it started with in 2011.

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多拉一人就能多一分爱心

从小学就做志工的廖佩含,秉持一股服务他人的热情,在大学时成立1la1(一拉一)公益平台,她认为做有意义的事很愉快,拉着朋友的朋友,一起为周遭人献上她小小的服务心意。

从小学就做志工的廖佩含,秉持一股服务他人的热情,在大学时成立1la1(一拉一)公益平台,她认为做有意义的事很愉快,拉着朋友的朋友,一起为周遭人献上她小小的服务心意。

说到志工,一般人会联想到「老人院、育幼院」等机构服务,因不知如何接触,而迟迟没有踏出关怀的第一步。但年纪轻轻的廖佩含,仅凭着「一个人拉一个人,就能发挥影响力,做有意义的事」,在2010年成立了名为「1la1」(一拉一)的小小公益平台。

廖佩含深信,虽然一个人的力量微小,但「一拉一」就会有力量,「我从小学开始当小小志工,到成立1la1 之前都是一个人做;但其实,多数人只是缺乏机会。」

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It’s the one thing that I can do for my mum

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A Valley teen is trying to help her mother get emergency dental work.

Thirteen-year-old Mercadez Lozano is going to extraordinary lengths in hopes of making her mom smile.

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