Hualien Mustard Seed Mission Creates a Promising Land for Middle- Aged and Elderly Employment

The Mustard Seed Mission is the first social welfare organization registered in Taiwan. It established the Vocational Training Center and Free Vocational School in Hualien to train working skills for the indigenous. Responding to the aging society, it has focused on empowering the senior women and elderly indigenous since 2012. In 2020, it launched "50+ Elderly Empowerment Program" to encourage the middle-aged and elderly to take advantage of their accumulated wisdom and abilities to change the perspective on retirement and return to the labor market and social service field.