28 Jun '12, 3pm

A Sense of Proportion: What S$23M Can Do #WhatIWouldRatherDoWithMyTenPerCent #mytrustisnotbreached #sunho #konghee

A Sense of Proportion: What S$23M Can Do #WhatIWouldRatherDoWithMyTenPerCent #mytrustisnotbreached #sunho #konghee

Borrowing from MM Lee’s quote on the need for us to have “a sense of proportion” on monetary investments, here’s what S$23 million (USD$18 million) can do: Buy 34,964 sets of the new iPad. This is enough to equip every post-secondary students in a year’s cohort with a new iPad and still have over 5,000 excess sets, with change to spare. Fund more than 63,000 children for their cleft lips and/or palate surgery under Operation Smile Singapore. Fully cover the pocket money for 34,848 Singaporean primary school students from low income family for an entire year, with change to spare. Sponsor over 42,000 children from poor, developing countries with clean water, healthcare, education and other basic necessities under the World Vision Singapore Sponsor a Child program for an entire year. Buy 51% stake in insurance’s giant, Aviva’s subsidiary in Sri Lanka, Aviva NDS. Pay our curr...

Full article: http://alvinology.com/2012/06/28/a-sense-of-proportion-wh...

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