Wynn Takes Initiative to Support "Global Handwashing Day"
WE volunteers visit local school to encourage children on good hygiene habits
Macau, November 19, 2019 – In support of the annual "Global Handwashing Day", about 100 WE (Wynn Employees) volunteers joined representatives from Clean the World Asia (CTW) and the Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) to promote proper handwashing techniques with over 100 children at Saint John De Brito School and Escola Tong Sin Tong (Kindergarten).
Apart from demonstrating the proper handwashing steps, WE volunteers also shared their hygiene knowledge with the children through mini drama performances and interactive quizzes, raising their understanding of good personal hygiene habits. Afterwards, representatives of CTW presented certificates of appreciation to Wynn and the supporting organizations and participating schools, while guests of the event and WE volunteers distributed gift packs to the children. These contained a pack of fine watercolor markers from Wynn and a bar of recycled soap provided by CTW, in order to encourage children to wash their hands more frequently.
Guests attending the officiating ceremony included Ms. Gyneth Tan-Murphy, Managing Director of Clean the World Asia; Ms. Carly Tse, Director of Logistics and Customer Service of Clean the World Asia; Ms. Pang Sao Hun, Functional Head of Education Promotion for the Division of Environmental Hygiene at the Municipal Affairs Bureau; Ms. Wu I Mui, Division Head of Problem Gambling Prevention and Treatment Division at the Social Welfare Bureau; Ms. Kong Mei Fong, Head of Professionalization and Registration of the Social Workers Unit at the Social Welfare Bureau; Ms. Chan Soi Fan, Senior Technical Officer of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention at the Health Bureau; Mr. Alberto Lei, Director of Tung Sin Tong; Mr. Wong Tak Chon, Principal of Escola Tung Sin Tong; Ms. Ng Weng Chu, Teacher at Saint John de Brito School English Section; and Mr. Raymond Lei, Executive Director of Community and Government Relations of Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace.
"Global Handwashing Day" is a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent hygiene related illnesses. Wynn has been collaborating with CTW on soap recycling program, as well as actively promoting healthy lifestyle information to the public via a variety of volunteering activities, helping to prevent disease.