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Flood Disaster Assessment in Lincolnshire, England

Flood Disaster Assessment in Lincolnshire, England

Two months’ worth of rain fell in two days in Lincolnshire, England, causing severe flooding and a river to overflow its banks. In the disaster aftermath, Tzu Chi volunteers in the UK visited an affected town to assess the disaster situation in order to p

Charity | United Kingdom

Summer Aid Distribution for Refugees in Burnaby, Canada

Summer Aid Distribution for Refugees in Burnaby, Canada

Tzu Chi volunteers in the city of Burnaby in Canada, held a heart-warming event for needy immigrant families. More than 100 people of different races speaking different languages gathered together for the joyous occasion, a scene resembling a...

Charity | Singapore

Winter Aid Distribution in Recession-Stricken Argentina

Winter Aid Distribution in Recession-Stricken Argentina

Tzu Chi volunteers in Argentina held a winter aid distribution to benefit impoverished residents in Cascallares, a community some 40 km away from the capital city. Their love and care warmed the hearts of the locals as winter approached the..

Charity | Argentina

15 Years of Free Hot Meals for the Hungry and Homeless

15 Years of Free Hot Meals for the Hungry and Homeless

With the joint efforts of volunteers and generous donations from kind-hearted people in the community, the Tzu Chi Phoenix Service Center in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, has been providing free hot food to the homeless and destitute, serving more than 30,000 me

Charity | Singapore

Ramadan Food Aid Distribution for Nomads and Refugees in the Deserts of Jordan

Ramadan Food Aid Distribution for Nomads and Refugees in the Deserts of Jordan

Tzu Chi volunteers in Jordan collaborated with their counterparts from Taiwan, Shanghai, Australia, etc. to hold food distributions during the Islamic month of Ramadan in the deserts of Jordan, benefiting Bedouin tribes and other long-term aid...

Charity | Jordan

Multinational Medical Relief Team Arrives in Cyclone-Ravaged Mozambique

Multinational Medical Relief Team Arrives in Cyclone-Ravaged Mozambique

A multinational Tzu Chi medical relief team has arrived in cyclone-stricken Mozambique, where the volunteers plan to hold large-scale free clinics for the disaster victims and to pass on the NGO’s spirit of love and care to the locals.

Medicine | Mozambique

First Buddha Bathing Ceremony cum Ramadan Aid Distribution in Jordan

First Buddha Bathing Ceremony cum Ramadan Aid Distribution in Jordan

Tzu Chi celebrated the triple occasion of Buddha Day, Mother’s Day and Tzu Chi Day on 12th May 2019. On this day, the Tzu Chi Ramadan aid distribution team in Jordan held a Buddha Bathing Ceremony in a tent area occupied by Syrian households for the firs

Charity | Jordan

Africa Tzu Chi Volunteers Distribute Aid to Cyclone Idai Survivors in Local Villages

Africa Tzu Chi Volunteers Distribute Aid to Cyclone Idai Survivors in Local Villages

As cyclone-stricken villagers in Mozambique reeled from the disaster, Tzu Chi volunteers in Africa held large-scale aid distributions to provide much needed daily necessities to the disaster victims to help them in their journey of recovery.

Charity | Mozambique

“The rice from Taiwan has arrived!”

“The rice from Taiwan has arrived!”

Since after Cyclone Idai brought catastrophic flooding to southeastern Africa, Tzu Chi has been delivering emergency aid supplies to the disaster areas. The Foundation also hopes to rebuild the homes of the poverty-stricken victims in the soonest possible

Charity | Malawi

First Non-Disaster Relief Aid Distribution in Sri Lanka

First Non-Disaster Relief Aid Distribution in Sri Lanka

Tzu Chi Sri Lanka conducted two large-scale aid distributions in Hambantota and Colombo, respectively, where needy local residents received shopping vouchers instead of the usual relief goods. The vouchers allowed them to purchase the items they needed...

Charity | Sri Lanka

Tzu Chi USA Lends its Voice to the 4th UN Environment Assembly and the UN CSW63

Tzu Chi USA Lends its Voice to the 4th UN Environment Assembly and the UN CSW63

The Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation received accreditation from UN Environment as an official observer of the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly, and will be hosting two parallel events at the United Nations’ 63rd Commission on the...

Education, Env. Protection | Kenya

Tzu Chi Kicks Off Cyclone Idai Relief Efforts in Malawi

Tzu Chi Kicks Off Cyclone Idai Relief Efforts in Malawi

Cyclone Idai devastated large swaths of Southeast Africa, killing hundreds and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless. Tzu Chi volunteers from South Africa promptly travelled to Malawi, a hard-hit country, to conduct disaster survey and to plan for...

Charity | Malawi

Snowstorm Disaster Assessment in Qinghai, China

Snowstorm Disaster Assessment in Qinghai, China

The heavy blizzards that ravaged China’s northwest Qinghai Province have killed thousands of livestock, leaving many residents in urgent need of assistance. A team of Tzu Chi volunteers in China braved the winter cold to conduct disaster assessment in the

Charity | Singapore

Eight-Nation Volunteer Team Holds Medical Aid Mission in Cambodia

Eight-Nation Volunteer Team Holds Medical Aid Mission in Cambodia

In 1994, Tzu Chi held a rice and rice seeds distribution in Takeo Province, Cambodia. 25 years later, Tzu Chi volunteers once again stepped onto this land to hold a free clinic and rice distribution for the locals, thereby continuing the cycle of Great Lo

Charity, Medicine | Cambodia

Quality Rice Seeds for 50,000 Farmers Affected by Flood in Myanmar

Quality Rice Seeds for 50,000 Farmers Affected by Flood in Myanmar

Tzu Chi volunteers distributed mung bean seeds to needy farmers in Myanmar after a major flood disaster in 2018. They returned to the disaster zone once again in February this year, to distribute rice seeds to assist the impoverished farmers to get back t

Charity | Myanmar [Burma]

Tzu Chi Volunteers Join the Camp Fire Memorial in Paradise, California

Tzu Chi Volunteers Join the Camp Fire Memorial in Paradise, California

On 8th February 2019, amid the wintry cold, Tzu Chi volunteers joined more than 700 residents in the town of Paradise, California, in a memorial service that commemorated the 85 victims of the Camp Fire, which devastated the town three months ago.

Charity | United States

Warm Winter Clothes for Refugees in Serbia

Warm Winter Clothes for Refugees in Serbia

On a cold, snowy winter day in Serbia, Tzu Chi volunteers from 11 countries and regions arrived at the Obrenovac refugee centre, to distribute warm winter clothes to the refugees.

Charity | Serbia

Tzu Chi USA Endorsed as United Nations Environment Programme Observer

Tzu Chi USA Endorsed as United Nations Environment Programme Observer

The United Nations Environment Programme recognises Tzu Chi’s 30-year efforts in environmental protection and accredited Tzu Chi USA with observer status to allow the organisation to speak out at the general assembly.

Env. Protection | United States