How Your Donation Makes a Difference
$20 goes a long way in covering books and school fees for disadvantaged children and helps them stay in school.
$50 helps subsidise the medical costs for the less fortunate such as their doctor visits and medication.
$100 covers the cost of skills training so those with intellectual disabilities can be less dependent and live better lives.
$200 provide dementia care to those with dementia
Our Campaign Storyends 14 Jan 2017, 11:59 PM
After a successful edition in March, We Tech Care is coming back on December 10, 2016. Marking Microsoft's 16th year in support of the Presidents Challenge, We Tech Care is Microsoft Philanthropies' annual flagship event in Singapore.
Open to the public, the event aims to provide a platform to empower everyone through technology by creating opportunities for people of all ages to learn coding/computing, connect the current generation of innovators with the next, raise awareness of innovative technology that can help solve societal issues, support digital inclusion programmes through partnering with non-profit partners, and foster Microsoft employees skill-based volunteering efforts.
Visit www.aka.ms/WeTechCare_2016 for more information.
About The Charity
The President's Challenge started in 2000 and represents a coming together of people from all walks of life, under the President's patronage, to help those who are less fortunate. It is the President's call to all Singaporeans to do their part to build a more caring and cohesive society.
While fundraising continues to be at the heart of President's Challenge, the campaign has gone beyond the giving of money to the giving of time, skills and talent for the less fortunate. President now seeks to play a bigger role in nurturing stronger communities by expanding support for programmes beyond the social service sector and to encourage the young and elderly population to be involved in community work.
Under the leadership of President Halimah Yacob, President's Challenge is looking into more customised and upstream support to help the most vulnerable change their circumstances through skills upgrading, capacity building and empowerment.