The “Happy Family Kitchen” project was widely supported by residents in Yuen Long. Through a wide variety of cooking and fun activities, including cooking classes, strawberry picking and farming activities, participants learnt the skills of positive family communication.
District-based community programmes of the “Happy Family Kitchen” project were recently kicked off, enabling the participants to enjoy precious cooking and dining time with family members.
Thousands of families had fun at Sha Tin Sports Ground last Christmas. The “Sha Tin Festival – Jockey Club FAMILY 3Hs Fun Fest” was held on 25 to 27 December 2010.
The third Symposium cum Training Workshops of the FAMILY Project was successfully held on 4 to 7 December 2010. The theme of this year was “Best Science for Best Practice: Building a Harmonious Society using a Community-based Participatory Approach”.
Happiness is all around! The Sham Shui Po Well-Being Day, a key public education event of the “Sham Shui Po Well-being Movement”, was held on 30 October at Maple Street Playground.
The FAMILY Project has sponsored and co-organized the “Sham Shui Po Well-being Movement”. On 20 October, the project team and other local groups set up a number of Well-being Promotion Booths across Sham Shui Po district to spread the power of well-being among the residents.
The FAMILY Project conducted an annual population-based telephone survey entitled “Hong Kong Family and Health Information Trends Survey” (HK-FHInTS). Survey result shows that giving praise to family members and physical touch like hugs are significantly associated with family harmony and happiness.
To have a better understanding of lifestyles of Hong Kong families, FAMILY Project Household Survey invited some participating family members to wear the “Actigraph” during the survey, in order to measure human physical activities, such as steps taken.
Cohort team of the FAMILY Project participated in orientation activities of primary schools in targeted districts (Sham Shui Po and Hong Kong East), to introduce the FAMILY Project, and recruit families to participate in this large-scale household survey.
You can find FAMILY project at YouTube now! Animations about family themed stories are on show, all are heart touching and educational!