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Excerpt: Ying Wa College(), formerly known as Anglo-Chinese
College, abbreviated as 'YWC', is the world's first Anglo-Chinese
school. It has thrived on the vision of its founding fathers and
the good work of generations of devoted principals and teachers,
whose educational approach is particularly apt for Hong Kong, a
place where East meets West, and where a healthy synergy between
the two brings out the best of both worlds. Indeed, thousands of
local youths have passed through its gates and benefited from its
excellent care and nurture in over 191 years. Among them many are
outstanding leaders in Hong Kong today. The current school building
is located at 1 Ying Wa Street in Shamshuipo of Kowloon in Hong
Kong. It was formerly a school of London Missionary Society and
later became a member school of The Hong Kong Council of the Church
of Christ in China. The original college campus was located in
Malacca, Malaysia.The first institution with the name of Ying Wa
College was founded in Malacca in 1818 by Robert Morrison of the
London Missionary Society, the first Protestant missionary to
China. The Rev. Dr. William Milne was then appointed Headmaster.
The fundamental deed declared the object of the College to be The
reciprocal cultivation of Chinese and European literature; and the
diffusion of Christianity. Apart from its work of a school, the
Anglo-Chinese College (as it was then called) also trained
evangelists and pastors. Leung Faat and the Rev. Hoh Fuk Tong were
among the first Chinese to heed the call to preach the Gospel. The
college was part of an even broader scheme by Morrison for the
evangelization of China. This was, to build at Malacca what he
called an " Anglo-Chinese College." Its object was to introduce the
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