AkarakA Scholars in Singapore learn the importance of first impressions in training sessions conducted by Stafford & Chan Training Conducted on September 13, 2014, in the offices of Deutsche Bank Singapore, seventeen AkarakA scholars who are mentored by Deutsche Bank staff attended a training on personal branding and basics of business etiquette. In a very […]
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Financial Aid for Poverty Stricken Students
We help under-privileged young adults receive a higher education through the financial support of individuals and corporations.
We work in conjunction with educational institutions and NGO’s to identify students who show great promise, but are financially struggling to stay in school.
Selection criteria takes into account; family income, enrolment in a recognized educational institution, and includes an interview process involving both the student and their immediate family. …read moreMake a Donation
Inspire Future Leaders
Our scholars are generally the first in their family to enter higher education. We match our students with a mentor from the corporate world for guidance, to impart employability skills and an awareness of social responsibility within the work place and their community.
Our mentoring program operates via workshops and small group meetings led by executives from a variety of backgrounds and industries. Mentors use their strength in communication, planning and managing small teams to ensure that every session is a shared opportunity for learning and growth.
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Singapore: Standard Chartered Marathon, December 2014 Support this great team of 6 runners from Deutsche Bank Singapore who will be running in this year’s Standard Chartered Marathon Ekiden Event. (A 6 member team relay event to complete the full marathon.) Albert Loh, Anna Hoi, Yeoh Kuan Seong, Ramesh Balraj, Abhishek-A Mehta and Lin Tun Naung […]
31 July, 2014 This inspiring letter just arrived on our desk from former AkarakA scholar Mariefe Picid. She had the courage to dream big dreams, and is battling her way out of poverty one step at a time. We are so proud of what she has achieved, and are thankful to have had the pleasure […]