T‑Touch is a volunteer initiative driven by Temasek staff, who volunteer their time and effort to support various groups in our communities.
The group supports beneficiaries such as the elderly, ex-offenders, and children with special needs, among others. T-Touch also engages the wider communities outside of Singapore, through our international offices in Asia and Latin America.
One recurring theme is to help rebuild lives in different ways. We are partners of the Yellow Ribbon Project Singapore, to support the rehabilitation and reintegration of ex-offenders into society. We are pleased to note that in 2013, through a scholarship, we have helped an ex-offender graduate from the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law.
For our Community Day 2013, T-Touch partnered the Students Care Service (SCS) to organise a day of fun and games at the Singapore Zoo and River Safari for about 240 students. SCS provides after school care programmes for children with learning difficulties, or who come from socially disadvantaged backgrounds. Our staff also donated and distributed N95 masks in ‘fight the haze’ packs to the vulnerable and elderly in our partner charities.
T-Touch is also committed to improve the lives of people all around the world. Through our Chennai team, we donated seven new dialysis units to the Sir Ivan Stedeford Hospital, Chennai. They also helped monitor the construction of a new hospital block to house the dialysis units.
Our international offices strive to make a difference in the communities that they operate in. Across Brazil, China, Hong Kong, India, Mexico and Vietnam, our staff volunteers continue to impact lives by supporting the disadvantaged and needy.
Find out more about what our staff volunteers are doing in Temasek Review 2016.