Most number of people washing hands set Guinness World Record

Posted on January 28, 2011. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Adapted from Breaking World Records 2011

Largest number of people washing hands set Guinness World Record by Lifebuoy and Ecotact Kenya

Largest number of people washing hands video, Lifebuoy and Ecotact  Guinness World Record, Lifebuoy and Ecotact event 2011, Lifebuoy and  Ecotact venueTwo Kenyan companies have entered the Guinness Book of World Records for hosting the largest number of people washing their hands at a single venue.

Unilever Kenya through its brand Lifebuoy and Ecotact Kenya, which helped organise the event, received the Guinness World Record certification after they beat the record held by India’s Lifebuoy.

The firms brought together 19,352 people to wash hands with soap at Thirime Primary School in Kikuyu constituency, a move that saw them surpass the 15,115 people Unilever India gathered in 2009.

“We called upon all school children, teachers, friends and families to pledge towards hand washing with soap,” said Margaret Mwaura, brand building director at Unilever Kenya, which has used the hand washing campaign to push their products in the market place.

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