Hong Kong is a global financial centre, and one of the most prosperous cities in Asia, located at the edge of the Pearl River Delta. Through the unique ‘One Country, Two Systems’ political and economic structure, Hong Kong has built itself into one of the leading global cities of the world.
However, Hong Kong faces certain challenges as its population grows and economy expands. One is the lack of physical activity among its residents. Engagement in sport plays a significant role in promoting mental and physical health and building inclusive, vibrant communities. However, over 80% of Hong Kong residents fail to meet the WHO baseline indicator of physical activity.
The aim of the innovative SportLight Trust model is to transform idle spaces into vibrant venues where a community can come together and participate in sports, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or economic status. Adopting a financially viable and sustainable business model, individual sports hubs would be built and operated with input of local communities and be accessible to all.Read More