Passing on the Caring Spirit
Serving as Principal Sponsor of Unicef Charity Run 2015

In the year of diamond jubilee, to uphold its commitment towards “Building the Future with Passion” in fulfilling its corporate social responsibility and providing long-term support to charities, K. Wah Group (“the Group”) became the Principal Sponsor of UNICEF Charity Run 2015 and pledged to donate HK$2 million to UNICEF’s Unite for Children, Unite against AIDS global campaign to support the AIDS to ZERO cause.

K. Wah Group became the Principal Sponsor of UNICEF Charity Run 2015

Held on 29 November 2015, the Charity Run was officiated by The Honourable Leung Chun-ying, the then Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Judy Chen, Chairman of Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) and other Committee Members; Paddy Lui, Executive Director of K. Wah International Holdings Limited; Miriam Yeung, UNICEF Regional Ambassador (East Asia and Pacific); Guo Jing-jing, UNICEF HK Ambassador, along with other guests.

Over 250 runners, including staff, their family members and friends from various businesses of K. Wah Group, joined the Charity Run together with 13,000 public runners at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and Sunny Bay area in order to raise funds for the worthwhile cause. The Group’s senior management Alan Tso, Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of K. Wah Construction Materials (HK) Limited (“KWCM”), also took part in the 3km Leadership Challenge Run. A Half Marathon Corporate Relay team also represented the Group in the race to compete with other peers. In recognition of its active participation in the Charity Run, the Group won the First Runner-up in “The Group with the Highest Participants” Award.

Alan Tso, CFO of KWCM, took part in the 3km Leadership Challenge Run in UNICEF Charity Run 2015

K. Wah Group staff formed a team to join the Half Marathon Corporate Relay to compete with other peers

The Group recognizes and supports UNICEF’s long-term dedication to the prevention and treatment of HIV infection among children, as well as its continued efforts in educating the young in this regard. The Group is well aware that AIDS continues to be prevalent in developing countries, posing a substantial threat to women and children in particular. K. Wah Group decides to support UNICEF’s objective of protecting children’s healthy development by participating in the UNICEF Charity Run 2015, in the hope of drawing stronger support for UNICEF’s long-term projects in the areas of medical and healthcare services, education, protection of children and prevention of AIDS in over 150 countries.

Ms Paddy Lui
Executive Director of K. Wah International Holdings Limited

Established in Hong Kong for 60 years, K. Wah Group has prospered along with the city’s development. Upholding the belief of “giving back to the society from which one is benefitted”, the Group is committed to supporting community development, creating a harmonious society and facilitating the sustainable development of Hong Kong. The Group also adopts a compassionate corporate culture that inspires staff members, their families and business partners to join hands in spreading love and care, as well as positive energy in the society. With this in mind, the Group strives to strike a balance in addressing the interests of shareholders, customers, employees, business partners, the society and the environment while achieving its business targets. In future, K. Wah Group will continue with the spirit of love and compassion.

Over 250 staff, their family members and friends of K. Wah Group participated in UNICEF Charity Run 2015 to raise funds for the AIDS to ZERO cause

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