HSBC and UNICEF Unleash Asia’s Potential in Education

 

HSBC and UNICEF Unleash Asia’s Potential in Education

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In spite of the general improvement in quality of life in Asia, today, 7 million children in Asia are still unable to attend school. UNICEF is striving to accelerate towards universal primary education for all. Held in Hong Kong for the third year, the HSBC Champions Charity Golf Day supports UNICEF’s promotion of primary education for children in Asia. 08-Cheque

Participants in today’s Charity Golf Day are HSBC’s generous customers in Hong Kong as well as winners from the local golf days held earlier in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and Sri Lanka. Altogether, golf days have to date successfully raised HK$1.5 million for UNICEF to promote universal primary education in the region. On 12 October, HSBC Asia-Pacific Chief Executive Peter Wong, UNICEF Ambassador Aaron Kwok and Chairman of UNICEF Hong Kong Committee Judy Chen and top golfers Zhang Lianwei and Colin Montgomerie officiated this year’s charity event.