Education
 China
Project #24741

Shutterbug Club for Migrant Children

by HandsOn Shanghai Volunteer Service Center
Vetted

Summary

Shutterbug Club is a project that teaches the art of photography to marginalized children in Shanghai. We use photography to capture the imagination of children, to empower them, building confidence, self-esteem and hope. We share their vision and voices with the world through photos and exhibitions. We work with volunteers to strengthen the children's education and general well-being.
$50,000.00
total goal
$47,150.00
remaining
62
donors
0
monthly donors
4
months active

Challenge

In Shanghai, there are currently 400,000 migrant school students attending primary school. These group of children all are lack of family care, school support and focus on education, social selective neglect. They can not be integrated into the community, many become jobless, resulting in social security risks.

Solution

In the past 5 years, nearly 200 migrant students attended the photography skill lessons. Their passion for capturing beautiful moments and incredible talent, not only impressed all the volunteers, even the children themselves were pleasantly surprised. It is a project that teaches the art of photography to marginalized children in Shanghai. We use photography to capture the imagination of children, to empower them, building confidence, self-esteem and hope.

Long-Term Impact

20 volunteers will be recruited. 2 groups of 18 migrant children and 2 teachers will be engaged. Through this program, HOS is expected to improve the quality of education at Shanghai's migrant schools; Enable growth and development of student interests; and built confidence through accomplishment in a long run; Become part of their good memories about Shanghai when they grow older.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.handsonshanghai.org
Shutterbug together with MSC shipping company
exhibition at the bund
exhibition at pub

Organization Information

HandsOn Shanghai Volunteer Service Center

Location: Shanghai - China
Website: http:/​/​www.handsonshanghai.org
Project Leader:
Chloe Liu
Shanghai, Shanghai China

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