Beneficiaries


2019 BENEFICIARIES

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AIDHA (Sustainable futures through financial education)

Founded in 2006, Aidha is an award-winning charity whose mission is to help foreign domestic workers and low-income Singaporean women achieve economic independence through financial education, wealth creation and entrepreneurship.

They offer courses to domestic helpers in money management, communication, computer and entrepreneurship to help them transform their lives through sustainable wealth creation. They currently have 500 students currently enrolled in our programmes. Aidha is a a charity with Institute of Public  Character status.

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ARC CHILDREN’S CENTRE

Since 2011, Arc Children’s Centre has helped more than 150 children with cancer or life-threatening illnesses. As an independent charity centre, they provide a sanctuary for the children’s continuing education, safety and bonding.

They work to maximize each child’s potential and instill confidence in them to lead a fulfilling life. They also provide a haven of respite and reprieve for parents trying to cope with the challenges of battling cancer. 

AWARE Sexual Assault Centre

The Sexual Assault Care Centre (SACC) set up by AWARE provides free services to those who have experienced sexual assault, helping them deal with their experiences and make decisions about their next steps. These include counselling, legal advice, or just providing a listening ear.  

AWARE is a registered charity, and Singapore’s leading gender equality advocacy group. AWARE works to identify and eliminate barriers through research and advocacy, education and training and support services. Since its formation in 1985, AWARE has carried out research into numerous issues affecting women, including workplace sexual harassment, poverty of older women and Singapore’s compliance with UN anti-gender discrimination standards.

PLAYEUM’s Giving Tuesday

 Playeum is a charity that works with children to build 21st Century skills like creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, communication and collaboration through play and art.

Giving Tuesday is a unique weekly play-based programme that aims to support the role of play in the lives of children with varying disabilities. The initiative encourages them to explore their world through play, and to express themselves and engage with their peers.

WILD RICE’S GIFT OF THEATRE 

W!LD RICE is recognised as one of Singapore’s leading professional theatre companies, with a mission to present quality productions that inspire, challenge and entertain.

Since 2014, W!LD RICE’s Gift of Theatre programme has shared the magic of theatre with special-needs groups as well as with people who might otherwise not have access to the arts - namely, children, youth, the elderly, and families from underprivileged backgrounds. The programme aims to provide them with an opportunity to experience a fun and entertaining night out at the theatre.

Wild Rice is a registered charity and an Institution of Public Character (IPC).

 

2018 BENEFICIARIES

ARC CHILDREN’S CENTRE

Since 2011, Arc Children’s Centre has helped more than 150 children with cancer or life-threatening illnesses. An independent charity Centre, they provide a sanctuary for the children’s continuing education, safety and bonding.

They work to maximize each child’s potential and instill confidence to lead a fulfilling life. They also provide a haven of respite and reprieve for parents trying to cope with the challenges of battling cancer. 

DAUGHTERS OF TOMORROW

Daughters Of Tomorrow supports women from low-income families, mostly living in government-subsidized rental flats, and facing multiple stressors in their families.

Through their skills-training, individual coaching, and job-bridging programmes, they help each woman obtain regular employment and gain a social support network that helps them through difficult times.

WILD RICE Gift of Theatre

Since 2014, W!LD RICE’s Gift of Theatre programme has shared the magic of theatre with special-needs groups, as well as children, the elderly, and families from underprivileged backgrounds - people who might otherwise not have access to the arts, or the opportunity to experience a fun night out at the theatre.

W!LD RICE is recognised as one of Singapore’s leading professional theatre companies today, with a mission to present quality productions that inspire, challenge and entertain.

2017 BENEFICIARIES

ARC CHILDREN’S CENTRE

Since 2011, Arc Children’s Centre has helped more than 150 children with cancer or life-threatening illnesses. An independent charity Centre, they provide a sanctuary for the children’s continuing education, safety and bonding.

They work to maximize each child’s potential and instill confidence to lead a fulfilling life. They also provide a haven of respite and reprieve for parents trying to cope with the challenges of battling cancer. 

THE EMMA YONG FUND

The Emma Yong Fund was set up in 2012 for theatre practitioners, many of whom do not have regular salaries, but are freelance artists, cast, crew and other personnel, who work on and off stage, on and adhoc, project basis. 

The main objective of the fund is to give financial aid to theatre practitioners in Singapore suffering from cancer and other critical illnesses. The other objective is to raise awareness and educate the Singapore theatre community about the need to procure adequate medical insurance.