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A New Home for Emma

A New Home for Emma

A Tzu Chi volunteer’s house had collapsed amidst heavy rains, tragically resulting in the death of her husband. Her fellow volunteers decided to quickly build a new one for her family, ensuring that her husband’s coffin could return to a complete home.

Charity | Swaziland

Together We Go Far—Tzu Chi Joins Efforts With Other Humanitarian Organisations

Together We Go Far—Tzu Chi Joins Efforts With Other Humanitarian Organisations

Tzu Chi has conducted many distributions for displaced Ukrainians since the war started. Now, as the conflict grinds on, the foundation is working with its partners to implement mid- and long-term aid and support programs for refugees.

Charity | Ukraine

From Istanbul to Warsaw

From Istanbul to Warsaw

It was a challenge to launch distributions in Warsaw, Poland, where there is no Tzu Chi office and where we had to start everything from scratch. However, all our hard work was worth it when we embraced the displaced Ukrainians.

Charity | Ukraine

Tzu Chi and Rotary International launch Prosthesis Centre in BTCC

Tzu Chi and Rotary International launch Prosthesis Centre in BTCC

On June 28, Tzu Chi volunteers welcomed key leaders from the Rotary International Districts of India and the Philippines for a milestone event: the inauguration of a Rotary-Tzu Chi Prosthesis Centre. The event included a memorandum signing . . .

Charity, Medicine | Philippines

I See Far Because I Can’t See

I See Far Because I Can’t See

Liu Yu-chen’s eye condition isn’t an impediment, but an impetus that propels him to reach out to people in need.

People | Taiwan

Young People Work to Reduce Waste

Young People Work to Reduce Waste

The pandemic made takeaways, deliveries, and online shopping more popular in Taiwan. But the resulting rise in single-use containers and packaging is exacting an environmental toll. While Tzu Chi volunteers work hard to recycle, some young people are leading the way in waste reduction.

Env. Protection | Taiwan

Groundbreaking Ceremony of Mozambique’s Largest Secondary School

Groundbreaking Ceremony of Mozambique’s Largest Secondary School

Due to Cyclone Idai in 2019, a deep affinity was formed between Tzu Chi and Mozambique. After the disaster, the Foundation launched a construction aid program in the country, from disaster relief to charity, medicine and education.

Charity | Mozambique

Tzu Chi Care for Refugees in Thailand

Tzu Chi Care for Refugees in Thailand

Life isn’t easy for these refugees. Because they are illegal, they aren’t allowed to work and can be arrested at any time. Their only hope is to be placed in a country where they can start a new, better life. In a bid to improve the lives of the refugees, Tzu Chi Thailand has been offering different forms of aid, hoping to help them tide through various challenges.

Charity | Thailand

The Bridge that Connects the Economy and Life

The Bridge that Connects the Economy and Life

After being delayed for a long time due to the pandemic, residents in the Village of Resmitinggal, District Kertasari, Bandung Regency were finally able to rejoice after a bridge that supported their economic life was inaugurated. As the 5th bridge built by Tzu Chi Bandung, it was inaugurated directly by the Governor of West Java, Ridwan Kamil.

Charity | Indonesia

A Life Transformed

A Life Transformed

Once she couldn’t understand why her life was so full of hardship. Though she resorted to violence in the past, she now reaches out not to hurt, but to hug. Read on to find out more about the inspiring journey of Tzu Chi Mozambique volunteer Amelia Fabiao Chirindza.

People | Mozambique

Tzu Chi Makes Rice Dumplings for Ukraine

Tzu Chi Makes Rice Dumplings for Ukraine

Volunteers preparing rice dumplings for the Dragon Boat Festival on June 3 got a little help from Dr. Beatrice “Bea” Jane L. Ang, Honorary Consul General of Ukraine in Manila. Ang dropped by the Buddhist Tzu Chi Campus in Sta. Mesa, Manila, on May 31 to participate in making the traditional Chinese dish—glutinous rice mixed with vegetarian filling and wrapped in bamboo leaves—to raise money that will go to a common fund designated for humanitarian efforts for Ukraine.

Charity | Philippines

No One Is More Convincing Than Me—Zeng Qi-xiong and Jiang Yong-xu

No One Is More Convincing Than Me—Zeng Qi-xiong and Jiang Yong-xu

Paralysed by accidents, they used to spend their days in bed, staring at the ceiling and seeing no hope for tomorrow. Now they volunteer outside of their homes, bringing their courage and resilience to those they meet. Their powerful examples encourage others to overcome adversity.

People | Taiwan

A Matter of the Heart — Shen Yu-zhen

A Matter of the Heart — Shen Yu-zhen

Receiving your volunteer certification doesn’t mean you’ve reached the end of your journey. On the contrary, it signifies the real beginning on a path of giving love. Read on to find out more about the journey of dedicated Tzu Chi volunteer Shen Yu-zhen.

Charity, People | Taiwan

Buddha Day, Mother’s Day, Tzu Chi Day return to BTCC

Buddha Day, Mother’s Day, Tzu Chi Day return to BTCC

Tzu Chi Philippines commissioners, volunteers, and scholars came out in full force for the annual celebration of Buddha Day, Tzu Chi Day, and Mother’s Day on May 8 at the Buddhist Tzu Chi Campus (BTCC) in Sta. Mesa, Manila. The special occasion marked the 56th year of Tzu Chi’s existence worldwide. It was also the first time a face-to-face gathering of such proportions was held since the pandemic started.

Miscellaneous, Spiritual | Philippines

Strength in Numbers — Gao Xin-yu

Strength in Numbers — Gao Xin-yu

Must you join an organization to do good? Not necessarily. But there is only so much a person working alone can do, whether it be providing disaster relief or caring for the needy. There is truth in the old saying that there is strength in numbers.

Charity, People | Taiwan

Tzu Chi Issues Shop Cards to Help Displaced Ukrainians Survive Harsh Winter in Poland

Tzu Chi Issues Shop Cards to Help Displaced Ukrainians Survive Harsh Winter in Poland

With many Ukrainians forced to leave their home country due to the war, they were faced with numerous challenges in their lives. For some of these refugees in Poland, Tzu Chi volunteers stepped forward to provide both physical and emotional support.

Charity | Poland

Tzu Chi Provides Medical Support for Rayyan’s Condition

Tzu Chi Provides Medical Support for Rayyan’s Condition

Meily Rahmawaty and Achmad Yusuf are really grateful to be acquainted with Tzu Chi Indonesia in the midst of their struggles in trying to treat their youngest child, Rayyan Al Faizan. Rayyan, who is now 3 years and 2 months old, has been suffering from Rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of cancer located near both kidneys.

Charity, Medicine | Indonesia

Tzu Chi Poland’s Supply Distribution Aids Ukrainian Refugees in Poznań

Tzu Chi Poland’s Supply Distribution Aids Ukrainian Refugees in Poznań

Around the end of March, Tzu Chi volunteers in Poland provided essential supplies for 300 people in the city of Poznań. The carefully arranged backpacks contained pantry staples and other daily necessities for Ukrainian refugees to pick up with ease.

Charity | Poland