Inspiring news and stories about our Missions and volunteers
In conjunction with Teachers’ Day, the children from Tzu Chi Great Love PreSchool expressed their gratitude to their teachers through various actions, like hugging their teachers and presenting thank you cards and gifts to their teachers.
"Ms Soh is like our second mother!" During a simple and warm Teachers' Day dinner, Lew Zhen Wei and his brother paid tribute to their teacher, Alice Soh Geok Kwee, with whom they shared a 27-year-long teacher-student relationship.
Gym Tonic at Tzu Chi is more than just physical exercise for the seniors. Through the dedicated efforts of the staff, they have experienced great warmth and even picked up useful learning pointers about life.
Just as night is fleeting, so are hardships and sufferings. Life is not all smooth sailing, but Eng Poy Sang and his wife, Wang Mai, are blessed with a purposeful retirement protecting Mother Earth.
On September 18, 2022, a frightening 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Chishang, Taitung, in southeastern Taiwan. The powerful tremors caused buildings and bridges to collapse, and landslides occurred in mountainous areas, bringing about great damage.
Fleeing their homeland, taking refuge in a foreign country, being responsible for their young children, trying to make ends meet—all the while worried that their husbands would be killed in the war. Hearing what these women and mothers had to endure and yet having to remain strong brought tears to my eyes at almost every distribution.
In conjunction with the Plastic Free July movement, my department launched an eco-challenge in the first half of July, and the outcome was as what we had expected.
I always wondered what made the tranquil atmosphere at the Jingsi Books and Café, and I eventually made my own conclusion that it is due to a combination of the harmonious co-existence amongst the various objects in the premise...
More than six months have passed since I joined Tzu Chi Singapore as a full-time employee. It has been an absorbing experience thus far and this write-up aims to be a reflection of what I have done and learnt over this period.
A Tale of Sincere Piety—King Ashoka
Buddha nature is inherent in every one of us; it has only been shrouded by our delusions. As long as we adhere to our path of spiritual cultivation with a firm faith and strong resolve, and take every step steadfastly on the Bodhi Path, we will be able to return to our pure, innate (Buddha) nature.
Give Our Best for People who have Affinity with Us
When one sees and realises the realities of poverty, sickness and suffering in this world, one should try to offer help to people with whom one has a karmic affinity. With everyone’s love and strength, we will reach out to those in need no matter how far the journey is./span>
Smelly Rope and Fragrant Paper
Buddha and Ananda were passing through the market when they saw a rope on the ground. Buddha requested Ananda to pick it up. Ananda said, "This rope stinks, it must have been used to tie fish". Further on, they found a piece of paper on the ground, and the Buddha asked Ananda to pick it up as well. This time, Ananda said...
Ānanda’s Bath Water
Mātaṅga fell in love with Ānanda at first sight. Upon meeting Buddha, she pleaded to have Buddha’s blessings so that she could be with Ānanda. Buddha then asked Mātaṅga, “Do you really love him?"
For more than 28 years, Tzu Chi Singapore has been providing direct aid and care to underprivileged and disadvantaged communities. Currently, we focus our efforts in the following key areas:
You can help make a difference to the lives of the needy by volunteering with us or giving to where it is needed most. Join us in bringing lasting change to the underprivileged and experience the joy of giving!
The sprouts from previous years are now growing and blooming!
After going through the ups and downs of the pandemic, Tzu Chi Singapore produced a special report titled "When Seeds of Hope Bloom", sharing the inspirational stories of three students in the program.
Learn about the past 13 years of philanthropic education programs and their social impact.