The Nesbitt Centre
Established in 1993 by Wendy and David Nesbitt, the Nesbitt Centre (‘TNC’) is a key NGO in Hong Kong providing an English educational programme which aims to maximise the potential in adults ‘by providing opportunities to learn, experience and reach their full potential in life.’
TNC focuses on abilities, not disabilities. TNC creates opportunities for life enrichment, through academic skill development, employment, sports and leisure, arts and music, social activities and community integration.
TNC operates two campuses on Hong Kong Island. Their main facility in Sai Ying Pun provides a range of training courses to support students’ individual Life Development Plan, whilst the facility in Chai Wan assists students to learn to live independently and develop their life skills in the community.
In 2013, TNC started to run two social enterprises – The Nest and Café 8 to provide meaningful vocational training and employment opportunities for their students and those from partner charities.
TNC has the following Vision and Mission:
‘A society where people with disabilities have the same opportunities to develop and use their talents and skills as all other people’
‘To be an excellent provider of services for people with disabilities’
In 2015 Aspect Asia donated a number of computers and other IT equipment to TNC which was put to good use to assist TNC in continuing to provide its excellent services.
Aspect Asia is proud to have been able to practically assist TNC in enriching the daily lives of those it helps and by supporting the great work carried out by their management and staff.