Digital SAY (Seniors and Youth)

The project recruits and trains youth to form a “Digital Caring Team”.  The team will provide home visits or visit to elderly centres and train the elderly to use digital technologies to improve their physical health, enhance cognitive abilities and receive entertainment.  In addition, career guidance service will be provided to the young participants in the projects.

 

Grantee

The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Youth Employment Network

Project Type

Innovative Project/Venture

Stage of Innovation Development

Start-up

Project Nature

Education and learning

Major Beneficiaries

Elderly

Approved Funding Amount

HK$1,709,751

Funding Period (months)

18

Status

Active

Impact / Expected Impact

To recruit and train 50 youths for provision of digital training to 400 elderly. A total of 4 800 service hours will be delivered.

Project Website

https://yen.hkfyg.org.hk/digitalsay/

Contact

Tel: 3113 7999
Email: rennie.wong@hkfyg.org.hk / shan.lam@hkfyg.org.hk