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Relieving Suffering with Compassion
Creating a Better World for All

“Tzu Chi (慈济 cí ), which means “compassionate relief” in Chinese, is an international NGO that has provided humanitarian aid to the needy in over 90 nations worldwide, regardless of race and religion. The Buddhist spirit of loving-kindness and compassion is at the core of our work and Missions.

What We Do


For more than 25 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:

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    Comprehensive Aid for the Underprivileged
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    Assistance & Support for HIV Patients
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    Interim Assistance for Needy Kidney Patients
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    Empowering Needy Students
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    Patient-centred Healthcare
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    Character-building & Moral Education for All Age Groups
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    Promoting & Instilling Humanistic Values
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    Environmental Education
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    Overseas Humanitarian Relief
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Our Impact

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    1,121

    Charity Beneficiary Cases
    in 2017

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    32,432

    Medical Consultations & Treatments
    at our Free Clinic
    in 2017

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    40

    Recycling Points
    Island-wide

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    >1,000

    Active Volunteers

 
 

Charity is Not Exclusive to the Rich
Anyone with a Willing Heart Can Give


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!

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Change in Operating Hours during Chinese New Year period

Kindly take notice of the change of our operation hours during the Chinese New Year period:

Jing Si Hall
Opening hours 10am - 2pm on 4 Feb - 8 Feb 2019
From 9 Feb onwards, operation hours will resume as per normal from 10am to 6pm. 

Tzu Chi Great Love PreSchool & Tzu Chi Great Love Student Care Centre
Closed from 4 Feb to 6 Feb; Centres resume as per normal from 7 Feb onwards.

Establishments/offices listed below will be closed on 4 Feb - 8 Feb 2019:
Jing Si Hall Admin Office, Jing Si Book Hut, Jing Si Books & Café, Tzu Chi Free Clinic, Lakeside Family Medicine Clinic, Tzu Chi Daai Gallery, Tzu Chi Eco-Awareness Centre, Tzu Chi Day Rehabilitation Centre

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Update of Event Schedule: Monthly Visits to the Institute of Mental Health

Due to festive season at the beginning of the year, which is packed with Tzu Chi’s major events, the schedule of monthly visits to the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) in January and February will be revised as follows:

  • January: cancelled due to frequent major events
  • February: rescheduled to 17/2 for CNY celebration with the IMH residents
  • March: resume on the 4th Sunday of the month

Our apologies for any inconvenience caused. Thank you for your kind understanding.

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Update on Event details: Monthly Visits to HCA Day Hospice Centre

Since November 2018, HCA Day Hospice Centre has moved from its previous location at Jalan Tan Tock Seng to Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital. Tzu Chi volunteers will continue to serve at the new venue.

New Address: 705 Serangoon Road Blk A #03-01, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital, S328127

Due to operational considerations in the Hospital, Tzu Chi monthly visits to HCA Day Hospice Centre will be changed to every 3rd Monday of the month from February 2019 onwards; 1.30pm – 3pm

However, the January visit will be scheduled on 14 January instead.

Latest Updates


Inspiring news and stories about our Missions and volunteers

An Interactive and Heart-Moving Year End Ceremony to Welcome Year 2019

An Interactive and Heart-Moving Year End Ceremony to Welcome Year 2019

Tzu Chi’s Year End Blessing Ceremony this year included a number of exhibition zones filled with interesting and interactive displays that allowed visitors to learn more about the humanitarian and environmental efforts of the NGO in Singapore and around t

Unleashing the Power of Youth: Day Camp for Tzu Chi Teenagers’ Class

Unleashing the Power of Youth: Day Camp for Tzu Chi Teenagers’ Class

Students from Tzu Chi Teenagers’ Class enjoyed a fun activity on the Henderson Waves Bridge during an excursion in the school holidays. They also bravely approached members of the public to promote environmental protection to them.

Student Beneficiaries Show Appreciation by Participating in Recycling

Student Beneficiaries Show Appreciation by Participating in Recycling

At the Seeds of Hope Meritorious Award and Bursary Disbursement Ceremony, a short skit about how student beneficiaries learned to do recycling was staged, to encourage more students to join the recycling movement.

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Tzu Chi Attends UN Climate Change Conference in Poland

Tzu Chi Attends UN Climate Change Conference in Poland

As one of the participating NGOs of the COP24, the Tzu Chi Foundation plans to hold ten press conferences to share various topics with the global representatives.

Tzu Chi Joins the Parliament of the World's Religions

Tzu Chi Joins the Parliament of the World's Religions

Tzu Chi was one of the participating organisations at the 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions, where delegates from the Foundation gave presentations to share with other global representatives how it has been actively responding to climate change.

Free Clinic at Tacloban City Five Years after Typhoon Haiyan Struck

Free Clinic at Tacloban City Five Years after Typhoon Haiyan Struck

Typhoon Haiyan severely hit Central Philippines in November 2013, devastating much of Tacloban City. In the aftermath, Tzu Chi held a work relief programme to help the locals recover from the disaster. It has been five years since Haiyan struck the city..

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The Art of Communication

The Art of Communication

People can sense our thoughts and emotions when we speak. Hence, we should always be mindful of our thoughts and manage our emotions well.

What Witnessing Suffering Taught Me

What Witnessing Suffering Taught Me

“It’s been around 20 years since I last saw my only child; he should be more than 20 years old by now…” said a Tzu Chi dialysis beneficiary. Volunteers lent him a listening ear as he grieved over his unhappy past…

Soundless Cry

Soundless Cry

“Through dedicating ourselves to serving others, we witness the value and dignity of life.” This is a teaching (from Dharma Master Cheng Yen) that I always bear in mind when I do home care visits.

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