Hiplife Grandpapa and member of VVIP, Reggie Rockstone has been named as an Ambassador for ‘’High 5 For Handwashing’’ Campaign as part of activities that marked the Global Handwashing Day on October 15,2017.
According to Reggie Rockstone, as an ambassador, his role is to promote the washing of hands with soap.
‘’I am one of the ambassadors for this movement to bring awareness to the issue of washing our hands always since we are in a tropical country amongst other facts! We want to get the kids to be on this so they grow up with this good habit, a campaign to teach a million kids in Ghana this!
Unilever and Lifebuoy put this together and chose me based on my celebrity and also my active interactions on social media and more! For every High5, lifebuoy will teach 5 kids hand washing with soap. #High5forhandwashingGh’’.
Global Handwashing Day is a yearly advocacy day to raise awareness and understanding about the importance of hand washing with soap as an easy and effective way to prevent diseases and save lives.
Celebrated every 15th of October, this year’s celebration is on the theme: “Our Hands, Our Future!” reminding us that hand washing is an affordable and effective way to protecting the health of individuals, families and communities across the world, thus allowing for a collective happy future.
The campaign is aimed at reaching 1 billion people all over the world with handwashing messages by 2020.