Sands China starts Hato Education Sponsorship Fund
September 13, 2018 9:03 AM
by Robert Mann
Las Vegas Sands’ Macau affiliate, Sands China Ltd., has started a Hato Education Sponsorship Fund, benefiting six children and young adults who lost a parent to Typhoon Hato when it hit Macau in August 2017. The company held a signing ceremony for the fund Wednesday at Sands Macao.
The company said the Sands China Hato Education Sponsorship Fund is part of its effort to support of their continuing education and is part of Sands China's long-term support to the community in the aftermath of the storm.
The new fund has been established in cooperation with Fidelidade – Insurance Company. Sands China will provide a total of more than $100,000 in aid to each of the affected children and young adults. The beneficiaries receive financial support for their continued education, including for primary, secondary and tertiary studies. The financial assistance covers areas such as tuition fees, extracurricular activities, school supplies and study materials.