JIA, an acronym for "Joy in Action", was established in August 2004 as a non-profit organization registered in Hong Kong, China.
1.1 Value: "Joy in Action"
People have different opinions on many social problems. If everyone only discusses and thinks, these problems will not be solved. That is why we need take an action. Everyone could proactively, voluntarily, equally, and organically organize and participate in volunteer activity to eliminate social gaps. Throughout, we give of ourselves. That is Joy in Action.
1.2 Mission: To establish Work Camps in Places of Need
1.3 Outreach Parameters:
Target group: Hansen's Disease (Leprosy) recovered villages, schools, etc;
Location: China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Hainan and Hubei provinces);
Line of work: Work Camp and related activities (publicity, project site events, build community support, etc)