Hanwha Engineering and Construction opened its 50th “Kkumegreen Library” at the Seoul Eden Welfare Center for the Disabled on Wednesday, company officials said.
Attending the opening event was Hanwha E&C CEO Choi Kwang-ho and around 30 company executives and welfare center employees.
The Kkumegreen Library project is a social welfare program by Hanwha held in collaboration with the Seoul Association of Welfare Institutes for the Disabled.
Hanwha E&C CEO Choi Kwang-ho (second from left) helps make bookshelves during the builder's social contribution program to donate a library for the disabled on Wednesday. Hanwha E&C
The builder opened the first library in March 2011 and plans to open a total of 60 libraries by 2016. Company executives and staff have helped out with construction, remodeling and book donations for the library.
Hanwha E&C also participated in a number of social welfare programs in the past few years, such as providing field trips and classes on construction for elementary and middle school students.
The company has donated a total of 1,000 books to various welfare centers and plans to additionally donate an average of 1,000 books to Kkumegreen libraries.
By Sang Youn-joo (firstname.lastname@example.org