Top 4 Social Impact Podcasts in Hong Kong You Should Start Listening To
Podcasts are becoming increasingly popular ever since the pandemic, have you jumped on the bandwagon yet? Introducing podcasts that are based in Hong Kong, featuring captivating stories and sparking interests in for-impact initiatives, generating ideas on how we can better our lives individually and collectively!
1. #Impact Podcast
The #Impact Podcast with host Regina Larko encourages the core purpose of “celebrating deserving voices,” by having individuals and social organizations tell their stories in an authentic way. The podcast also aims to empower listeners to take initiative and be more conscious, inspiring audiences to make their own contributions to make the world a better place. In past episodes, Regina has interviewed Kids4Kids, Redress, and Habitat for Humanity HK (who are all our NGO partners!).
Also available on: Apple Podcasts, Android, Google Podcast, Spotify, Wavve
2. This Hong Kong Life
KELY Support Group is a Hong Kong based nonprofit aiming to empower young people with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to support themselves and each other. KELY runs the This Hong Kong Life podcast which highlights stories and conversations with a diverse group of Hong Kong youths. Each season of the podcast covers new topics, and consists of new stories by a different cast of speakers. Some episodes are conducted in English, while others are in Cantonese.
Also available on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Good Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, Castbox, Castro, RSS
3. Hong Kong Stories
Hong Kong Stories is a registered organisation and community that is solely run by volunteers. The podcast focuses on telling authentic stories first hand. What makes it unique is that the podcast is done in front of a live audience without notes! The organization runs weekly workshops and produces over 12 live shows every year.
Also available on: Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, RSS
4. Hong Kong Confidential
Hong Kong Confidential is a podcast hosted by Jules Hannaford. Designed to educate and entertain Hong Kongers, she interviews interesting people about their lives, including personal experiences and secrets. Past featured guests have been community leaders, abuse survivors, human rights defenders, a firefighter and many more, highlighting crucial topics such as kickstarting for-impact initiative and mental health during the pandemic through fascinating stories.
Also available on: iTunes, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, YouTube
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Written by Mia Pao