"BEHub" is designed and implemented by The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong (SRACP) with the aim of inspiring and nurturing the disadvantaged population and members of the public to become social innovators to address the challenges relating to poverty and social exclusion faced by the disadvantaged population, particularly ex-offenders, active or ex-drug abusers, people of diverse race, youth-at-risk, people with disabilities or persons in recovery, through innovative solutions.
"BEHub" is a theme-based innovative programme focusing on issues of disadvantaged population. It is also a platform to help solving the difficulties encountered by the disadvantaged groups by fostering interactions between the social innovators and the disadvantaged people and nurturing the disadvantaged people to become social innovators.
"BEHub" will organize idea generation activities and support innovative projects at prototype and start-up stages to improve the well-being of local disadvantaged population. Briefing sessions and workshops will be held to bridge the information gap on issues of disadvantaged population.Professional and comprehensive services ranging from group training to individual coaching will be provided before and after funding applications to enable the social innovators to grow and succeed. A professional infrastructure will be established to facilitate people from different sectors to share knowledge and experiences and provide support to the social innovators.
BEHub aims to turn SIE Fund to be a powerful force for alleviation of poverty and social exclusion on disadvantaged groups particularly ex-offenders, current/ex-drug abusers, youth-at-risk, people with mental illness and tehnic minorities to build up an inclusive and safe society in Hong Kong.
To empower the disadvantage groups participating in social innovation programmes to solve social problems.
To provide professional and comprehensive services and supports to assist potential social entrepreneur and make them grow.
To build up a professional infrastructure to facilitate people from different sectors to participate in the project as a resource and support to the disadvantage groups and their initiatives
To enhance the well-being and social acceptance towards the people from marginalized population.