Together, We Rise Stronger. 

As we continue through this crisis as a community, we continue to face unprecedented challenges laid before us. But with every hardship comes the opportunity to work hard in hand and rebuild with hope, belief and renewed strength. 

The stories here represent the spirit of the Taylorian community coming together in a time of crisis to give back, contribute, and do what it takes to help the communities around us. 

Let's rise and forge a path forward, together.

TAYLOR'S X ME.REKA MAKERSPACE RALLIES MAKERS TO PRODUCE PPE FOR FRONT LINERS

The Taylor's Me.reka Makerspace is collaborating with local communities, makers, and volunteers to produce much needed PPE equipment for our front liners. As of April, over 20,000 face shields, 21,000 replacements, 1,400 aerochambers, and 50 isolation boxes have been provided to front liners.

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FACULTY OF HEALTH AND MEDICAL SCIENCES PROVIDES SANITISERS CAMPUS-WIDE

The FHMS team took up the initiative to produce hand sanitisers to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus. The sanitisers were produced in accordance with WHO-recommended formulations, sampled, and subjected to tests according to the recommended protocol. Over 70 litres of hand sanitisers have been provided campus-wide.

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TAYLOR'S PRODUCES HIJAB FRIENDLY 3D-PRINTED MASK STRAPS AND FACE SHIELDS

A team of lecturers from the Taylor's School of Medicine and Computing & Engineering, designed and 3D-printed Hijab Friendly, reusable mask straps using the facilities at Taylor's. With more than a 1,000 face shields and 1,500 mask straps being provided to 13 different hospitals so far, the team continues to produce mask straps for our front liners to date.

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DECENTRALISED PRODUCTION OF PPE SCRUB SETS FOR COVID-19

The Social Textiles movement is a consolidation of production partners and makers, consisting of impact-focused individuals, organisations, and communities which aims to deliver PPEs to frontline organisations through a sustainable business model. This model would empower local communities by creating employment opportunities, especially in such economic times, creating engaging micro-economies that stimulate and ensure the sustainability of local organisations and social enterprises while maintaining transparency in product costing, and delivering fulfilment.

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