SE in Taiwan
A Steamed Bun Miracle
Hsiao Chun-tse said, "The process has been very difficult, even painful at times. However, we have the 'pressure' from WDA which helped us to reach our achievement today." This heartwarming story stems from care towards epilepsy patients in Kaohsiung City.
Walk Another Mile with Our Smiling Angels
We don’t want to simply receive kindness from others. When we are capable of giving back, we also want to be givers.
Lend a Helping Hand on Rough Road in Life
Like the narrow, winding, and undulating roads of Keelung, the life of those suffering from spinal cord injury is a rough path. Keelung City Association of Spinal Cord Injury hopes to lend them a helping hand and allow them to brave the road ahead with a smile.
Building a Home for Homeless Women
Statistics show that the male to female ratio of homeless individuals in Taiwan's major cities is about 10 to 1. However, there are virtually no institutions dedicated to helping and housing homeless women. Many homeless women have no choice but to bear the risk and take shelter along homeless men or stay out of sight in society, which prevents them from being noticed by various institutions. Taichung City Good Samaritan Women Concerns Association decided to create a home for homeless women. Their belief in this mission continues to this day.
Helping and Empowering Single Mothers
Lily of the valley, or ling lang in Mandarin, is a flower that blooms as the snow melts, symbolizing the return of happiness. Yunlin County Women Protection Association empowers single women to join the workforce and to help families in need.
Former Addicts Speak Out
Tainan Prison Inmate Outreach Association pointed out that compared to dogmatic drug prevention campaigns in the past, to have former addicts share their personal experiences with students and community members; recount and analyze their life stories; and talk about the terror of drug addiction is easier to understand and accept, as well as more effective.