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Volunteers needed for the Hong Kong Juvenile Diabetes Association

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Hong Kong Juvenile Diabetes Association

Who are you trying to help? What issue are you trying to address?

The Hong Kong Juvenile Diabetes Association (HKJDA) has been helping children with diabetes and their families since 2001.

Our efforts centre on providing support to families, educational, emotional, financial, informational, and peer networking. We also raise awareness amongst the medical community about this disease, as well as educating the general public. We are the only charity in Hong Kong that provides these vital services to this needy population.

Diabetes is a chronic illness, but if managed well, the patient can lead a long, healthy, happy, and productive life.

It is our wish at HKJDA that we can help bring this goal into reality through our educational efforts within the community.

HKJDA serves over 400 members (mainly children and teenagers) with diabetes and also their family members. We provide subsidies to low-income families to purchase medical supplies, and we organize differentmactivities like outings, camp, Christmas parties, cooking classes, etc. for members each year.

What is your project and how will it help?

We want to continue to expand our services and now need need professional advice on the update/upgrade of the members/donors Microsoft Access database and the existing MYOB accounting system.

How can other people partner with you on your project?

We are looking for volunteers to help the Association with its administrative and computer systems.

Please detail the resources that you need.

We confirm we are looking for volunteers to help us in the following ways:
Accounting and finance, banking, Legal or other
professional services (one off volunteer who assists the
fine tuning of MYOB accounting system)
IT and Database (one-off volunteer who assists the
update/upgrade of existing database)
We conduct most of our work in English and

Contact details

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Partnership types

Project funding; Provision of services / personnel

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: China - Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region)

Global issues

HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, health and medical


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