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Volunteers checked in on international students stranded in Europe

Volunteers checked in on international students stranded in Europe

Amid the worsening of the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe, Tzu Chi volunteers in Europe responded to requests from Taiwanese parents who sought for Tzu Chi's help through social media to assist their children.

Charity | United Kingdom

A New Fire Truck for Fighting the Australian Bushfires

A New Fire Truck for Fighting the Australian Bushfires

To help with fighting the rampant wildfires in Australia, Tzu Chi volunteers in Gold Coast raised about AUD220,000 for the purchase of a brand-new fire truck to be donated to the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services.

Charity | Australia

Winter Aid Distribution in Northern Thailand

Winter Aid Distribution in Northern Thailand

“Tzu Chi came last year to hold a winter aid distribution, and they are here again this year. They have given us a lot of things, which are enough to last for two months. This reduces our burden greatly,” shared a happy, elderly villager in Northern...

Charity | Thailand

Villagers in Zimbabwe Overjoyed Upon Receiving Food Aid

Villagers in Zimbabwe Overjoyed Upon Receiving Food Aid

“The first thing I want to do as soon as I get home is to pour the oil into a pan and start cooking,” exclaimed an impoverished villager in Masvingo, Zimbabwe, who had just received a bottle of cooking oil at a Tzu Chi food aid distribution.

Charity | Zimbabwe

Tzu Chi Showcases its Eco Products at COP25 in Spain

Tzu Chi Showcases its Eco Products at COP25 in Spain

Delegates from the Tzu Chi Foundation in Taiwan were present at the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Spain. They presented the NGO’s new eco products and technology...

Env. Protection | Spain

Local Villagers Assist with Tzu Chi’s Flood Relief Efforts in Laos

Local Villagers Assist with Tzu Chi’s Flood Relief Efforts in Laos

Laos was affected by severe flooding during the rainy season in August this year. After conducting disaster assessment in September, Tzu Chi held aid distributions in the disaster areas in November, handing out five months of aid supplies to...

Charity | Laos

Emerging from Poverty: A Family in Indonesia Transformed their Lives

Emerging from Poverty: A Family in Indonesia Transformed their Lives

Wulan, who came from an impoverished family had no other wish except to find a job and help support her family after graduating from a vocational high school. Through Tzu Chi’s bursary programme, she was able to further her studies in a nursing college...

Charity | Indonesia

A Collaboration to Distribute Clothes to the Needy in Sierra Leone

A Collaboration to Distribute Clothes to the Needy in Sierra Leone

With the help and support of Catholic NGOs and local charity groups, a team of Tzu Chi volunteers from Taiwan teamed up with their counterparts from the United States to distribute clothing and blankets to impoverished residents in two locations in...

Charity | Sierra Leone

Medical Relief and Aid Bring Hope to the Impoverished in Cambodia

Medical Relief and Aid Bring Hope to the Impoverished in Cambodia

Tzu Chi held its fourth large-scale free clinic in Cambodia at the Battambang Province, where 80% of the population rely on farming for a livelihood. They also distributed aid items to 600 needy households in a local village at...

Charity | Cambodia

Zimbabwe Volunteers Deliver Aid to the Impoverished in Local Communities

Zimbabwe Volunteers Deliver Aid to the Impoverished in Local Communities

Cooking oil and soap are necessities that many needy locals in Zimbabwe are short of and thus, they greatly treasure these simple items. In September 2019, Tzu Chi volunteers in Zimbabwe distributed aid supplies, including household items to needy...

Charity | Zimbabwe

United in Spirit and Love to Relieve the Sick and Needy in Mexico

United in Spirit and Love to Relieve the Sick and Needy in Mexico

With the support and assistance from Tzu Chi volunteers from Canada as well as local volunteers in Mexico, a Tzu Chi medical team from the USA provided more than 4,500 consultations and treatments to impoverished residents in Jojutla and Mexico City.

Medicine | Mexico

Delta Electronics Works with Tzu Chi to Donate Laptops to Refugees in Serbia

Delta Electronics Works with Tzu Chi to Donate Laptops to Refugees in Serbia

In September 2019, Serbia was experiencing late-summer heat. Many refugees in the camps there had lost touch with their family and friends; they were homesick and longed to contact their loved ones. But how were they going to have their wish fulfilled?

Charity | Serbia

Cash-for-Work Programme Relieves Flood Victims in Philippines’ Davao City

Cash-for-Work Programme Relieves Flood Victims in Philippines’ Davao City

Heavy rains caused serious flooding in Davao City in the Philippines, leaving piles of debris behind and covering roads with mud. After assessing the disaster situation, local Tzu Chi volunteers held a cash-for-work relief programme from 4th September...

Charity | Philippines

First Tzu Chi Medical Aid Mission in the Dam Disaster Region of Laos

First Tzu Chi Medical Aid Mission in the Dam Disaster Region of Laos

A Tzu Chi medical volunteer team consisting of healthcare professionals from nine countries and regions travelled to a dam disaster region in Laos to conduct their first medical aid mission there. More than 3,100 patients from impoverished towns and...

Charity | Laos

Tzu Chi Collaborates with Local Authorities to Provide Flood Relief in Myanmar

Tzu Chi Collaborates with Local Authorities to Provide Flood Relief in Myanmar

Continued heavy rains inundated the Bago Province, and Mon and Karen states of Myanmar. Tzu Chi volunteers in the country worked with local officials, police and military personnel to distribute aid to 275 affected households, helping the latter tide over

Charity | Myanmar [Burma]

Joint Efforts to Provide Aid for Flood Victims in Sierra Leone

Joint Efforts to Provide Aid for Flood Victims in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is hit by devastating floods resulting from continued heavy rains in early August this year. Tzu Chi volunteers in the country collaborate with Catholic NGOs and local authorities to provide relief to the flood survivors, with...

Charity | Sierra Leone

Catholic Church Reopens in Canoa, Ecuador, Three Years after Earthquake

Catholic Church Reopens in Canoa, Ecuador, Three Years after Earthquake

Ecuador was shook by a devastating earthquake in April 2016, which displaced more than 200,000 people. In the disaster aftermath, Tzu Chi kick-started its relief efforts to help the quake survivors rebuild their lives. Besides distributing aid materials..

Charity | Ecuador

Solar Panels Light Up the Future of Needy Children in Cambodia

Solar Panels Light Up the Future of Needy Children in Cambodia

Tzu Chi volunteers in Cambodia distributed aid vouchers to impoverished households in two communities before conducting an aid distribution event. Some of these families were “represented” by children as the adults had gone out to work. The volunteers...

Charity | Cambodia