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Kenya House Building Service Tour

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Decent shelter is something people need to thrive.
We believe families should be able to achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.
Kenya House Building Service Tour aims at broadening participants' knowledge, concern and awareness of housing, poverty and socio- economic problems in Kenya.

The programme was co-organized with the Habitat for Humanity and The Education University of Hong Kong.

The recruitment for 2019 programme is opened. If you are interest in this programme, please apply in our online application form.

Date: 17 – 28 May 2019 (12 days)
Location: Kenya, Africa
Service Content: Construction work, Interaction with local people, Cultural activity
Deadline of Application: 17 Feb 2019

Interview: 27-28 Feb 2019
Training Workshop and Local Service: March to May 2019
Post Trip Presentation: 6 June 2019
Programme Fee: $17,500HKD + $500 Refundable Deposit

*Students with cGPA over 3 could apply for Reaching Out Award and $10,000HKD will be awarded to each successful applicant.
*Students with financial concerns could contact us for further assistance.

Enquiry: 3411 2335 / wyng@hkbu.edu.hk / LQC website

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Tentative Programme Schedule

Date

Task

Remarks

17 Feb 2019

Deadline of application

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26-28 Feb 2019

Selection Interview

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4 March 2019

Result announcement

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14 March 2019

Joint U First Encounter

@HKBU(7:30 – 9:30pm)

End of March 2019 Preparation meeting 1 @HKBU(7:30 – 9:30pm)

4 April 2019

Preparation meeting 2

@HKBU(7:30 – 9:30pm)

11 or 18 April 2019

Preparation meeting 3/
Local service experience

@HKBU(7:30 – 9:30pm)

29 or 30 April Pre-Departure Briefing @HKBU(3:00 – 4:30pm)
17 – 28 May 2019 Overseas Trip  (12 Days)  
6 June 2019 Post-trip presentation @EdUHK(2:30 – 4:30pm)

Remarks:
1. Programme fee includes air-ticket, meal, accomodation, local transportation.
2. The deposit would be refunded upon completion of the programme.
3. Participants should have 100% attendance rate, as well as handing in a programme report and feedback form in order to complete the programme. 
4. Students should apply for absence in advance (at least 3 days prior) with valid reasons.

Telephone: 3411 2335
Fax: 3411 5983
Email: wyng@hkbu.edu.hk ‚Äč

Address:
Office of Student Affairs
Room 401,
The Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies,
Shaw Campus
Hong Kong Baptist University
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong