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Staying Prepared for Emergencies

Calamity can strike at any time and it often happens with little or no warning. Rescue workers may take time to reach an area following a disaster. That’s why it’s so important to be ready in case of a crisis. In order to help prepare people in Singapore for a range of emergencies, Temasek Cares launched the ‘Stay Prepared’ initiative in 2014, part of the Temasek Emergency Preparedness Fund (T-PREP Fund), with an endowment totalling S$75m from Temasek Holdings...

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SCO Celebrates 20 Stellar Years

Since it was first set up in 1996, the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) has continued to impress and inspire a broadening audience with its blockbuster presentations and first-rate performances. Thus it should come as no surprise that, as the SCO celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2016, it is rolling out a star-studded cast of internationally-established artistes and celebration concerts and events that are set to thrill audiences and fans. Coming up this weekend is their annual Mother’s Day...

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A Future for Us All

A recent study conducted by the Ministry of Social and Family Development found that as Singapore progresses and modernises, children with special needs are those who are most at risk of being “left behind.” In fact, the report concluded that the out-dated model of classifying Special Education as a form of social services for the ‘less fortunate’ needs to be completely revised and updated. In an effort to build a more inclusive future for children with special needs, Temasek Cares in partnership...

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Overcoming Tragedy and Winning Gold

In February 2016, Amita Bertier and her teammates made fencing history by winning Singapore’s first-ever women’s cadet team gold at the Asian Junior and Cadet Fencing Championships in Bahrain. The victory was a bittersweet one for Amita, a student-athlete of Singapore Sports School, because it came just three weeks after the tragic loss of her father, 51-year-old Eric Berthier, who died after a fall at his workplace...

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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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