Archive for September, 2020

Dumplings of Love: Connected, not Abandoned – Covid19

“The importance of providing love, care and human connection for Chinese communities facing racism” Dumplings of Love: Connected, not Abandoned During the Covid-19 lockdown, basic human contact was a lifeline for many elderly and vulnerable Chinese people that the Wai Yin Society supports. A few weeks ago marked the Dragon Boat Festival, celebrated annually, especially amongst the older members of the Chinese community. They were very excited, some of them waiting for our minibus in their housing complex car park. Others stood outside their own doorways, waving, excited to receive their dumpling and to wish us a “Happy Dragon Boat […]

People Together

Build your confidence, learn new skills and take control!  Have you been hit by the effects of COVID19 and the lockdown? Are you worried about money, your health and finding work? People Together is a new project for BAME men and women in Greater Manchester who want to build confidence and learn new skills to move into work, volunteering and further education. People Together has free online courses on: Employability Skills Money Management Digital Skills Health and Wellbeing These courses are supported by mentoring, small group learning around employability skills such as CV writing and interview skills, and introductions and […]

Wai Yin Online Courses

Hello everyone,   I just want to share the ETE Team’s new timetable for autumn 2020 with you, and also tell you about our Women Together courses which are the first classes to start in the new term.   All of our courses are online and free.   Learners can click on this link to join any of our courses:   Please could you share this link, and the attached posters with any potential learners and partners who may be interested.   The Women Together Project is for BAME women who are not working and it aims to support them to learn […]