A donation ceremony took place for the new Basic Education Primary School at Kwal Te Village, Waw Township, Bago District with representatives from Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon, the Education Officer of Waw Township, teachers, students, invited guests and media in attendance. The management team and staff of Chatrium Hotel were delighted to hand over the new school building to the Township Education Officer after the opening ceremony ribbon cutting.
The initial funds for the new school were raised from the Music For Myanmar 2019 event held in October 2019. The new school building can accommodate up to 160 students for the coming school term. With this new school building, 50 students from Kwal Te Village from any religious or ethnic background will be able to study and gain an education, and we would like to share our happiness with our sponsors and business partners of The Music for Myanmar Charity Event 2019 and thank them for their wonderful contributions and support.
As part of the donation, Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon provided the new school building (1,800 sq. feet) plus 20 pairs of school desks and chairs, 5 whiteboards, 1 bookshelf, 1 concrete water tank and a toilet. The total amount of the donation amounted to MMK27,300,000 with the funds coming from the Music For Myanmar event, plus contributions from Chatrium’s management, employees and guests. Ms. May Myat Mon Win, General Manager of Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon, has explained why they chose to help as “Social and environmental responsibility are core values at Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon. We continuously support the education of children in Myanmar. It's a great privilege to be able to provide such a school building for children and we hope that they will help build a fruitful future for our nation, and once again thank you very much to all our partners for their tremendous support.”
About Music For Myanmar 2019: Music for Myanmar raised awareness and funds for deaf, orphaned and disadvantaged children in Myanmar with a fundraising evening. The stars of this sparkling event were the acclaimed Irish singing duo Simon Morgan and David Shannon, along with special guest singer Jewel, and the money raised will fund projects to make a meaningful difference to the lives of many hundreds of underprivileged children, also positively impacting their families and communities.
About Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon: Luxury, comfort, and style abound at Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon with opulent rooms and suites in a class-leading range of sizes and a choice of enticing and innovative dining options at the international Emporia Restaurant and Kohaku Japanese and Tiger Hill Chinese Restaurants. The hotel’s first-class facilities include a stunning, expansive beach-style swimming pool and 5-star pampering and soothing at the delightfully decadent Nemita Spa. Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon has welcomed many renowned celebrities and world leaders during their visit to Yangon, where they stayed in sublime comfort in the hotel's Jewel in the Crown, the opulent Royal Lake Suite. All accommodation comes with a large private balcony and breath-taking views of the majestic Shwedagon Pagoda and tranquil waters of Kandawgyi Lake.