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Happy Jubilee Weekend to all our readers!

 

Stepping up Brain Awareness

From 21 to 27 June 2015, 170 youth from Japan, China, South Korea, India, Singapore and other ASEAN countries convened in the Lion City for the 4th annual STEP-NUS Sunburst Brain Camp. Organised by the Singapore Technologies Endowment Programme (STEP), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and hosted at both The Regional Language Centre (RELC) and NUS, the camp gave  these youth the opportunity to intermingle with like-minded peers as well as speakers and professors from leading research institutions around the world...

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Shooter Martina Veloso Shines at SEA Games and Beyond

Martina Lindsay P Veloso, 15, a beneficiary of the EW Barker Endowment, was one of the team of three young Singaporean female shooters who won the Women’s 10m Air Rifle Team gold medal at the 28th Southeast Asian Games held in Singapore in June 2015. She continued her winning streak barely three weeks after the SEA Games, when she went on to compete at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior Cup in Suhl, Germany and led Team Singapore to a silver medal, missing the gold medal by a mere 1.4 points...

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Improving Water Capabilities in Rajasthan, India

The supply of clean drinking water is essential to human health, but it is still a critical issue in many countries around the world. According to a new report by the World Resources Institute published in February 2015, India is one of the most water-challenged countries on the planet. The amount of pollutants in water is increasing rapidly and more than 100 million people are living in places where water is severely polluted. In the state of Rajasthan for instance, 25,504 rural habitations are getting water with chemical or bacterial contamination...

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Helping Prepare Singapore’s Children for Emergencies

In April 2015, as a continuation of Temasek Cares’ ‘Stay Prepared’ initiative and to help Singapore’s children be better equipped for emergencies, Temasek Cares distributed AIR+ Smart Mask and AIR+ Micro Ventilators to 13,000 children, aged 7 to 14 years, from low-income families and Children’s Homes. The programme was implemented as a follow up to Temasek Cares’ distribution of N95 masks to all households in Singapore in April 2014, to help better prepare the Singapore community to cope with emergencies such as severe haze and acute flu pandemic...

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Temasek Trust independently oversees the financial management and disbursement of Temasek's philanthropic endowments and gifts.

 

Temasek Trust funds the following non-profit philanthropic organisations:

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