Forbes Insights Philanthropy Index Report: Serena Kao "If you want us to tell you how fast we want the results, I can tell you-immediately."

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Our Foundation's initiatives are focused on 4 key areas: Providing access to better education for financially disadvantaged students, providing affordable yet quality housing for people in some areas of China, helping elderly with financial difficulties to gain access to medical help and lastly, helping victims of natural disasters to rebuild their homes.

Mike Kao

Managing Director of San Teh Ltd. (Singapore)

Serena Kao

Chairwoman of San Teh Foundation

Shawn Kao

Chairman of San Teh Ltd. (Singapore)

Kao Shin Ping

Our Utmost Respected Founder and Honorary Chairman of San Teh Foundation



We welcome passionate and driven individuals who share our vision to join our Foundation as volunteers or interns. Through volunteering, we enrich not only our lives, but also others. Interns can also look forward to a meaningful experience with us!

One of our Foundation's initiatives is to provide access to better education for financially disadvantaged students. Find out more about the available scholarship and/or bursary opportunities   here.


Giving Back.  

Focus on social development, spreading the spirit of philanthropy to make the world a better place

For nearly 70 years, Sah Teh Group has devoted much of its resources to passionately help the needy and less privileged groups in the society, while expanding their business. The San Teh Foundation was established officially in August 2011, to facilitate our founder, Mr Kao Shin Ping's, philanthropy acts. The Foundation reaches out to the underprivileged across Singapore, Taiwan and China. Find out the 3 core values that continuously drive San Teh in our philanthropy journey! 


the earth


those in need

Mr Kao Shin Ping Aids Needy Students, 30 Bursaries Given Out at Tai Shan University in China

On September 11 2013, Mr Kao Shin Ping graced Tai Shan University in China, giving out 30 bursaries under his name. These bursaries were aimed to help students from financially disadvantaged families, giving them access to better education with the bursary amount. Together with the Vice Associate Dean of Tai Shan University, Mr Kao gave out the 30 bursaries personally to each recipient. Read on for more pictures of this meaningful award-giving ceremony!

  1. 三德​慈善基金会

San Teh Foundation