November

Highlights
  • Deutsche Bank Singapore holds charity bazaar to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan

    November 2013 | Singapore

    The annual Christmas Charity Bazaar in Singapore was held in the One Raffles Quay office on November 29. Eight local charities and one regional charity were invited to set up booths selling various items for charity, including handmade jewellery, bags, novelty items, baked goods, and finger food. Deutsche Bank volunteers championed each cause and took the lead in liaising with the charities. More than 20 volunteers helped to set up and man the stalls, enthusiastically promoting the products to colleagues. more

  • New school building and water filters for villagers of Haburugala, Sri Lanka

    November 2013 | Sri Lanka

    Villagers in Haburugala belong to one of the poorest communities in Sri Lanka. They make a living from agriculture, and usually only earn a daily wage. The spread of chronic kidney disease, previously only prevalent in the North Central Province, only adds to the woes of the villagers. According to medical experts, the disease is believed to be caused by agricultural pesticides gradually contaminating the water over the years. 400 farmer families, identified with the support of the divisional secretariat officials from four grama-seva divisions, were provided with drinking water filters. More than 2000 villagers are expected to benefit from the water filters. more

  • Recycling Paper Project helps women in Sri Lanka generate a livelihood

    October 2013 | Sri Lanka

    Domestic violence is a common and accute social issue in Sri Lanka. Authorities claim that only a fraction of domestic violence incidents are made public and reported for corrective action. The victims sometimes are forced to suppress their agony due to social stigma, fear and the extra commitment some people have towards relationships. Women are mostly vulnerable to domestic violence and consequently, affect their children as well. more

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