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Cross-Religious Cooperation Allows Love to Spread Farther

Cross-Religious Cooperation Allows Love to Spread Farther

The sum benefit is greater than the parts when organisations of different religions work together to bring relief to the underserved. More people benefit from joint efforts than can be served by the organisations working independently.

Charity, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Spiritual | Taiwan

Aid Team Doubles Down After Twin Cyclones in Mozambique

Aid Team Doubles Down After Twin Cyclones in Mozambique

President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique urged the public through the media to be on high alert for a tropical cyclone that would soon make landfall. Knowing that impoverished people did not have the radios, mobile phones, or televisions that would allow them to receive...

Charity | Mozambique

Food Drive in Bangladesh and Medical Supplies Reach India and Southeast Asia

Food Drive in Bangladesh and Medical Supplies Reach India and Southeast Asia

The curve of COVID-19 cases in South Asia and Southeast Asia did not flatten in the past weeks. Therefore, as an international NGO, Tzu Chi Foundation continued working with several local NGOs in those countries to deliver daily essentials.

Charity, Medicine | Bangladesh

COVID-19 Relief in India and Southeast Asia: Compassion Knows No Borders

COVID-19 Relief in India and Southeast Asia: Compassion Knows No Borders

In just the first five months of 2021, Tzu Chi has already provided relief to seven countries in the region, including India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Laos, and Cambodia, working with 59 organisations providing support to over 330,000 families.

Charity | India

Tzu Chi and Charity Organizations Harness Efforts to Aid seven countries to Combat COVID-19

Tzu Chi and Charity Organizations Harness Efforts to Aid seven countries to Combat COVID-19

The absence of Tzu Chi representation in India and the lack of knowledge about the country has complicated the Foundation's disaster relief effort. Despite so, volunteers are still determined to send help to the locals by overcoming various obstacles along the way.

Charity | India

3-in-1 Celebration:  Buddha Day, Mother’s Day, Global Tzu Chi Day

3-in-1 Celebration: Buddha Day, Mother’s Day, Global Tzu Chi Day

It is commonly known that December 25 is Christmas Day, when Christians commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ. This inspired Master Cheng Yen, who advocates humanistic Buddhism, to make known to people that in history, there was also the Great Awakened One of the Universe, who had come to this world—the Shakyamuni Buddha.

Spiritual | Malaysia

Indonesian volunteers Extend warmth to Local communities amid a Pandemic

Indonesian volunteers Extend warmth to Local communities amid a Pandemic

As the COVID-19 situation in Indonesia improves, the volunteers of Tzu Chi Biak partnered with several local groups to provide basic supplies to Islamic schools and an orphanage in the district of Biak, Indonesia.

Charity | Indonesia

55 Jing Si Multi-purpose Folding Beds are Delivered to a Nursing Home in Northern Taiwan

55 Jing Si Multi-purpose Folding Beds are Delivered to a Nursing Home in Northern Taiwan

One nursing home had sought support from Tzu Chi Taipei Branch on Sunday noon (16 May) to provide 55 Jing Si multi-purpose folding beds for its residents to stay in a more open and ventilated indoor space in order to maintain safe distancing for epidemic prevention.

Charity | Taiwan

New Homes for Quake Victims in Indonesia

New Homes for Quake Victims in Indonesia

In 2018, an earthquake resulted in soil liquefaction and a tsunami in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Over 4,000 people perished, and many more were left homeless. Two years later, victims moved into new homes to start their lives anew.

Charity | Indonesia

Frontline Rescuer Captures Moments of Courage during Rescue Mission

Frontline Rescuer Captures Moments of Courage during Rescue Mission

A volunteer rescuer cum professional photographer captured the heart-warming moments of the rescue mission inside the tunnel in the aftermath of the No. 408 Taroko Express incident.

Charity, People | Taiwan

Tzu Chi NY and CAIPA Unite to Provide 550 COVID-19 Vaccines in Flushing

Tzu Chi NY and CAIPA Unite to Provide 550 COVID-19 Vaccines in Flushing

Tzu Chi New York collaborated with the Chinese American Independent Practice Association (CAIPA) to jointly assist New Yorkers in receiving their vaccinations in a timely manner with the utmost care.

Charity, Medicine | United States

Tzu Chi Mobilised for the Severe Rail Crash Accident in Hualien

Tzu Chi Mobilised for the Severe Rail Crash Accident in Hualien

In Taiwan, on the first day of the Ching Ming Festival holidays, a construction truck slid from the upper slopes, crashing into a Taroko Express train, causing the train to derail. Tzu Chi volunteers and staff also...

Charity | Taiwan

The Boon and Bane of Online Shopping

The Boon and Bane of Online Shopping

Cheap and convenient, online shopping is quickly reshaping the dynamics of the retail industry. Further fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, ecommerce brings in billions and billions of dollars for the economy, but at what cost?

Env. Protection | Taiwan

An Interfaith Effort Brings Relief in New York City on Thanksgiving

An Interfaith Effort Brings Relief in New York City on Thanksgiving

The world had a different Thanksgiving celebration in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In New York, Tzu Chi volunteers sorted and cleaned donated garments to offer them to those in need.

Charity | United States

The Confession of a Mozambican

The Confession of a Mozambican

Disaster relief work was launched by Tzu Chi soon after Tropical Cyclone Idai dealt a devastating blow on Mozambique in 2019. It was through a friend that Soares came to know Tzu Chi. Since then, Soares devoted himself in Tzu Chi’s cash for relief program

Charity, People | Afghanistan

From Receiving Care to Giving It: A COVID Survivor’s Journey

From Receiving Care to Giving It: A COVID Survivor’s Journey

A New York resident, Weilin Wu (left), was under the care of Tzu Chi volunteer San San Chiang during her quarantine period after contracting COVID-19. Since her recovery, she dedicates time volunteering to benefit others.

People | United States

Cross-Religion Cooperation — Tzu Chi’s COVID-19 Aid to India

Cross-Religion Cooperation — Tzu Chi’s COVID-19 Aid to India

Tzu Chi has worked with several organizations in India to help needy people in that nation through the economic challenges caused by the pandemic.

Charity | India

Local volunteers send care and warmth to a Serbian refugee centre

Local volunteers send care and warmth to a Serbian refugee centre

Local Serbian volunteers distributed blankets to refugees and winter boots for the committee members of Serbian Refugee Committee without the company of any European volunteers for the first time.

Charity | Serbia