The Dialogue in the Dark team in Hong Kong is dealing with the current crisis inspired by their mantra: the right to serve. They believe that people with disabilities can create value for others not only in regular times but also in unusual moments such as today where a pandemic and political tension are part of the daily routine on the island.
Some weeks ago, I virtually encountered once again with DiD facilitator Francis Zhang from Shanghai. As we at DiD strongly believe, we learn from encounters. Our conversation made me think about the new role of the DiD guides and facilitators in the post-Corona time.
With the Covid-19 pandemic monopolizing the world's attention, one word came to be used several times: EMPATHY. Besides it, collaboration, solidarity, unity and many others also have a prominent place in newspaper articles and quotes. These words are the basis of Dialogue in the Dark for the past 30 years. You can better understand the interrelationship in the article.