SE in Taiwan
Cidal Hunter School Targets to Pass down Aboriginal Survival Skills and Promote the Environmental Ethics Education
Because of a mountain climbing accident, an Amis young man decided to return home with his wife to do something for his native tribe. Then, he found Amis old hunters’ wisdom and skills are so precious but he knew nothing about them. Thus, He was concerned about his tribe as it declines.
Ignite a Light— Yuanai Workshop: The Warmth of Home and Culture
Yuanai Workshop develops local cultural products with indigenous elements, such as clothes, wood, and food. It also provides employment opportunities, which assists and empowers indigenous parents to start up micro-businesses. When they have a stable economic situation, they can build a stable home for their children. The Workshop further encourages local indigenous people to return to their traditional culture.
Perfect Pitch, Composing Perfect Notes
“You are my eyes. With you I can feel the changes of seasons….” This touching song of a famous live singer, Xiao Huang-Chi, has spoken the heart of visually impaired people to the public. As Xiao himself is with visual impairment, he has been through many ups and downs in life which are different from those of normal people. Fortunately, with his exceptional sense in hearing and pitches, he has succeeded in music industry today.
The Mark of Time— Persimmon Dye: A Stage to Make Dreams Come True
The Hsinchu County Persimmon Dye Cultural Association endeavors to promote local culture, pass down local crafts and develop local talents. It explores new resources from existing elements, developing and promoting the persimmon dye industry through research, training, and creative products.
Transformation for Greater Value; Longan Becomes into the Local Star
Situated in Zhongliao Nantou, the Long-Yan-Lin Community was one of the areas that were hit the hardest in the 921 earthquake. During the earliest relief activities, almost all the relief efforts were allocated to the southern Zhongliao, but people living in the Long-Yan-Lin Community in northern Zhongliao realized that they had to have an organization representing their community to find supports from the outside world.
Physical and Mental Disabilities Are Not Disturbances as Professionalism Can Make One’s Career Life Better
In early 1971, when Ms. Joyce Meredith McMillian first came to Taiwan with a medical team from Unite States, she was astonished to find that in the Changhua region, many children with polio crawling on the ground due to deficient treatment and rehabilitation resources.