Prince Group and Plan Worldwide Completes Handover of 198 Hand Washing Stations for 99 Colleges In Sihanoukville


PREAH SIHANOUK PROVINCE, CAMBODIA – Media OutReach – 23 June 2022 – Plan Worldwide Cambodia and the Prince Basis (PF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Schooling, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) held a handover ceremony for 198 pedal-operated handwashing stations to colleges in Sihanoukville. The handover ceremony was presided over by H.E. Kouch Chamroeun, Governor of Preah Sihanouk Province and attended by a number of officers from the Provincial Workplace of Schooling, Youth and Sport.

Mr. Gabriel Tan (proper) receiving the letter of appreciation from H.E. Kouch Chamroeun (left)

The handwashing stations will probably be distributed amongst 99 establishments, together with 72 main faculties, 18 decrease secondary faculties, and 9 excessive faculties round Preah Sihanouk Province. It’s going down as a part of the six-month lengthy Protected to Faculty venture being carried out by Prince Basis, Plan Worldwide Hong Kong and Plan Worldwide Cambodia. The scheme goals to make sure that college students have entry to correct hygiene services as they return to high school following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Official handover of hand washing stations to the schools

Official handover of hand washing stations to the colleges

Good hygiene can also be anticipated to foster a greater setting, thereby enhancing studying and the standard of schooling.

“Nearly 40 thousand college youngsters, with a reasonably even cut up between girls and boys, will observe improved hand hygiene in faculties in Sihanoukville, with the easy-to-use and disability-appropriate pedal-operated handwashing stations that we’ve got offered,” stated Gwynneth Wong, Nation Director of Plan Worldwide Cambodia. “The gear is not going to solely hold college students wholesome and secure from illnesses but in addition assist the Ministry of Schooling, Youth, and Sport obtain its 4th Sustainable Improvement Purpose, which is to make sure inclusive and equitable high quality of schooling together with life-long studying alternatives for all,” Gwynneth added.

“We wish to make sure that college students enhance their hand sanitation, which is essential for his or her well being and security at faculties following the pandemic, and we’re very happy to get a chance to work with Plan Worldwide Cambodia and Ministry of Schooling, Youth and Sports activities,” stated Gabriel Tan, Chief Communications Officer, Prince Holding Group.

Prince Holding Group, underneath the management of Chairman Chen Zhi, has a eager give attention to human capital growth to help financial progress for the Kingdom.

Since 2002, WASH interventions, a venture of Plan Worldwide Cambodia has obtained funding and company sponsorship from each the private and non-private sector. It has nurtured community-based options resulting in well-maintained water factors and sanitation services being constructed all through the nation. The scheme has empowered folks to enhance their very own public well being. Thousands and thousands have obtained entry to improved water, sanitation and hygiene services by means of the venture.

About Plan Worldwide Cambodia

Plan Worldwide Cambodia is a growth and humanitarian organisation that advances youngsters’s rights and equality for ladies. We attempt for a simply world by working along with youngsters, younger folks, our supporters and companions. With over 80 years of expertise internationally, Plan Worldwide’s programmes intention to help women and boys to Be taught, Lead, Determine and Thrive. Plan Worldwide started operations in Cambodia in 2002 and is celebrating its twentieth anniversary of operation within the nation this 12 months 2022.

About Prince Basis

Prince Basis, based in 2015, is one in all Cambodia’s main philanthropic foundations. A member of Prince Holding Group, which is without doubt one of the largest enterprise teams in Cambodia, the Basis goals to work with native communities to construct thriving dwelling and dealing environments that elevate folks’s well-being and livelihoods following the imaginative and prescient: “Collectively, Constructing a Higher Future for Cambodia”.

Specializing in schooling and youth growth, healthcare, and group engagement initiatives, Prince Basis works with companions to ship sustainable packages that improve alternatives for Cambodia’s youths, construct resilience in communities and contributes to sustainable infrastructure.

The Basis’s flagship tasks are the Chen Zhi Scholarship, providing full scholarships, stipends, internship and work alternatives to 400 Cambodian college college students over a interval of seven years, and Prince Horology, the place aspiring Cambodian watchmakers study the artwork of Swiss-style watchmaking in a state-of-the-art facility. Prince Basis has launched greater than 250 philanthropic initiatives, benefiting over 500,000 folks, with donations exceeding US$14 million.

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