HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 4
June 2019 - Chinachem Group takes corporate social responsibility to
support underprivileged families with affordable housing by contributing some
units in World Fair Court located at Pokfulam to the Community Housing
Movement. As of the end of May 2019, 18 families are benefitted from this
Mr. Donald Choi, Executive Director and
Chief Executive Officer of Chinachem Group says, 'Chinachem believes that
everyone deserves quality, practical, environmentally friendly and healthy
homes. That's why the Group immediately provided 16 units at World Fair Court
the debut of Community Housing Movement in 2017.'
Contributing to Community Housing Movement
by Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS), these 16 units are now operated by
Aberdeen Kai-fong Welfare Association Social Service under a three-year project
entitled as "Best Neighbour. Walk Together" Community Housing Project since
August 2018. With saleable areas ranging from 397 sq. ft. to 408 sq. ft. at World
Fair Court in Pokfulam, Chinachem's units serve as transitional social housing for
the families which are waiting Public Rental House for more than 3 years.
Tenants can share the communal space in the apartment. As of the end of May 2019, a total of 18
families move in the units. It is targeted to accommodate a total of 24
families at World Fair Court.
'We are so glad that most of our units
have been occupied and give the tenants a new life. Most importantly, these
families can earn a living by themselves which made contributions to the
society', Mr. Ng Shung Mo, Sales Director of Chinachem Group, says in the
sharing day of "Best Neighbour. Walk Together" Community Housing Project.
Honoured guests who presented the sharing
day of "Best Neighbour. Walk Together" Community Housing Project included: The
Hon Frank CHAN Fan, J.P., Secretary for Transport and Housing; Mr. Ng Shung Mo,
Sales Director of Chinachem Group; Mr. Charles C L Yang, BBS, JP, Chairman
Admissions, Budgets and Allocations Committee, The Community Chest; Ms. Elsa
Hung, Assistant Commissioner for Efficiency of Efficiency Office; Dr. LUK Che
Chung, Chairman of Steering Committee on Community Housing Movement under