The Li Ka Shing Foundation
(李嘉誠基金會) is a Hong Kong
-based charitable organization founded in 1980 by Hong Kong entrepreneur and philanthropist Li Ka Shing
, with a mission to nurture "a culture of giving" in society. The Li Ka Shing Foundation focuses on a two-pronged approach: capacity empowerment through education; and the building of a caring society through medical and healthcare related projects. To date, the Li Ka Shing has supported numerous charitable activities with grants, sponsorships and commitments of approximately HK$
7.7 billion (approx. US$ 990 million).
Mr. Li Ka Shing
and medical care
to be two of the most important assets to the well being of a nation, and is determined to devote himself to charitable activities that will help improve education and healthcare services. However, he also understands that his contribution as an individual is limited. In order to foster a social culture of giving and encourage others to join him in his charitable cause, Mr. Li founded the Li Ka Shing Foundation in 1980 to coordinate and provide donations towards medical, educational, cultural and other community welfare projects in a systemic manner with focuses in Hong Kong and Mainland China.
To date, the Li Ka Shing Foundation together with other charitable Foundations established by Mr. Li have supported numerous charitable activities with grants, sponsorships and commitments of approximately . In addition,... Read More