About Us
Hong Kong Children In Need Foundation is building a more equitable society and creating opportunities for every child to explore, advance, and succeed.


Our Mission

Hong Kong Children In Need Foundation Limited (“HKCIN”) is dedicated to delivering high-quality STEAM education and experiences for children in Hong Kong.

We look to motivate and to discover children’s potential creativity and individuality.  And to nurture a positive and proactive life value by using STEAM innovation to address societal needs, family ties and individual well-being.

Our Vision

HKCIN look to motivate the next generation in Hong Kong by embracing teamwork and creating a future filled with enjoyment, meaning and lifelong learning. 

We envision a society where this all-round education becomes a common opportunity — transforming education and unleashing the potential of a new generation of Hong Kong citizens.

A message from our founder, Mr. Matthew Ho


Our Board of Directors

Matthew Ho

A veteran in the financial services industry with over 20 years of experience working at leading global investment institutions.Matthew founded Hong Kong Children in Need Foundation, with the belief that equitable access to affordable and high-quality early education is a right – not a privilege – to be enjoyed by all. He previously served as an acting Fundraising Committee Member of the Ten Percent Donation Scheme Foundation (2009-2019).

Dennis Fung

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Dennis has over 15 years of experience in the finance industry. He is currently the General Manager of an investment company in Hong Kong. Previously he has worked in asset management in both private and public sectors in Hong Kong. He has been a director of Barnabas Charitable Service Association, a Hong Kong Christian drug rehabilitation service, since 2012. A father of two boys, Dennis is currently pursuing his Master of Arts in Christian Studies.

Cliff L. Cheung

Cliff is an experienced private equity investor, is currently the Chairman of InterLeader Capital Limited. Throughout his career, his studies at The University of Hong Kong (B.Soc.Sc), HKUST Business School (EMBA), and Tsinghua University (Leadership program) led him to multiple leadership positions in professional organizations and charitable organizations: the Chairman of the Hong Kong Venture Capital, and Private Equity Association, and the Director of Chi Heng Foundation.

James Lim

James has extensive experience in the field of real estate investment, with years spent working across the UK and Europe. He had served a variety of executive positions, including as the Head of Real Estate Investment Banking for Asia Pacific for Lehman Brothers, BNP Paribas and Barclays Capital.

Gilbert Tsang

Gilbert has an illustrious background in private equity and corporate finance. Throughout his career, he held various executive positions at leading corporate, financial institutions and regulatory bodies, including Barclays Capital, Peregrine, Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia Limited (CLSA) and the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong.

Our Team

Chase Ko

Program Development Manager

Una Wong

Senior Program Officer


Christy Chan


Official Education Technology Partner


Blueinno Technology Limited was founded in 2016 to develop and promote computational thinking mindset, coding skills, STEM and cutting-edge technology knowledge to students of all ages around the globe. Since 2016, Blueinno has trained more than 10,000 students on coding, engineering, STEM and AI through over 400 hours of structured curriculum. Their regular coding programs, summer camps, and self-learning STEM toolkits are well received and attract parents and students locally and overseas. Collaborating with NGOs, government institutions and business corporations, Blueinno also engages in AI and machine learning projects, such as computer vision and object recognition, to further impact the world with coding and technology.

The partnership with Blueinno marks the continuation of the successful collaboration between Blueinno and HKCIN since 2019. Successful programs include “STEM Maker in School” (2020-2023) and “INventoo – STEM Inventors in School Project” (2023-2026) both sponsored by Operation Santa Claus, “AIA STEM Buddies Program 2023” sponsored by AIA Foundation, and various STEAM workshops with corporate partners, in which we created synergy and community impacts in promoting STEAM education.