January 14, 2015
Today, students from Intarumphun-Anusorn School received 612 high-quality helmets in association with Thailand’s National Children’s Day. The helmet donations, organized under the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation’s Helmets for Kids program and with support from DENSO International Asia Co., LTD (DENSO) and the Road Safety Fund, were provided to promote helmet use and road safety awareness.
Primary level students engaged in several educational activities at the event, including road safety-themed games and student performances facilitated by AIP Foundation and DENSO. These events allow students to learn about the importance of safe road behavior in a creative and participative way. Mr. Pinit Harnpanich, Governor of Samut-Prakarn Governor presented Certificates to Ms. Pensri Chintapunyakul, Director, Intarumphun-Anusorn School.
In Thailand, National Children’s Day occurs on the second Saturday of January and is celebrated to create awareness around the child’s significant role towards the development of the country. “Children are the future of Thailand, and must be safe when traveling on the roads. What better way to celebrate Children’s Day than to provide students with something that is life-saving, allowing Thailand’s next generation to thrive,” said Ms. Ratanawadee H. Winther, Chairman of AIP Foundation in Thailand.
Read the full press release here.
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