Tribute to SoCO Board former Chairman, Professor Fung Ho Lup
We are sad to inform you that our respected former chairman of the board of directors, Professor Fung Ho Lup passed away this morning (10/4/2021).
He has made significant contributions to the development of SoCO as well as civil society in Hong Kong. Professor Fung’s passing away is a great loss to SoCO and Hong Kong society.
Professor Fung joined SoCO as a director in 1978 to serve the poor.He resigned in 1988 and was invited to join the board of directors, where he served as chairman for many years.
Over the past 43 years, he has led SoCO and advocated fair and just social policies as well as implemented appropriate social services to support the disadvantaged groups so as to establish a social system with justice and benevolence.
He was also very active in helping and participating in civil organizations. He had participated in countless actions/events, such as the boat people issue, amendment of the public order ordinance, legislation on the right of access to information, promotion of local direct elections, etc., He was the pioneer of the local social movement and made great contributions to SoCO and Hong Kong society!
We pay utmost respect to him and miss him forever!
May he rest in peace!
With deepest Condolence
Society For Community Organization(SoCO)
10 April 2021