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For this Hong Kong charity, where there’s a wheel, there’s a way to help the down-and-out

  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:49
John Silva and his teammates, many of them his countrymen, looked at the newly collected used furniture and housewares stacked inside their truck with interest. “It has been our tool for survival,” said the Portuguese national, who runs the non-profit organisation Remar Association Hong Kong, referring to the Mitsubishi Canter parked near the association’s outpost in a Yuen Long village. On it’s website, Remar describes itself as a “Christian charity organisation... South China Morning Post - Hong Kong feed

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