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Giving Blessings to the “Living Buddha” at Home

Giving Blessings to the “Living Buddha” at Home

Teo Choon Sing is the caregiver for his 85-year-old wheelchair bound mother, and he looks after her very well. On 26th May 2019, Tzu Chi volunteers held a mini Buddha Bathing Ceremony in his residential block, and the occasion was graced by his family and

Miscellaneous | Tzu Chi Merit Organization

Litter Picking and Recycling@LitteRally 2019

Litter Picking and Recycling@LitteRally 2019

How much trash on our streets is actually recyclable and how much of it is not? At LitteRally 2019, Tzu Chi volunteers guided people to sort the recyclables that they had personally picked up from the neighbourhoods.

Env. Protection | Tzu Chi Foundation

Elderly Patients “Bathe the Buddha” in their Homes

Elderly Patients “Bathe the Buddha” in their Homes

Taking into consideration the mobility limitations of the elderly who are bedridden or physically challenged, Tzu Chi’s medical staff and volunteers stepped into the homes of elderly patients to conduct mini Buddha Bathing Ceremonies, to allow the...

Miscellaneous | Tzu Chi Merit Organization

Celebrating Buddha Day under the Starry Sky

Celebrating Buddha Day under the Starry Sky

On 12th May 2019, close to 4,000 people gathered at Bukit Gombak Stadium to celebrate Buddha Day, Mother's Day, and Global Tzu Chi Day. The event displayed the beauty of religion and humanity as people from different races and religions came together in s

Miscellaneous | Tzu Chi Merit Organization

Behind-the-Scenes of Tzu Chi Buddha Day Celebration

Behind-the-Scenes of Tzu Chi Buddha Day Celebration

Tzu Chi Singapore’s Buddha Bathing Ceremony could not have ended successfully without the support of a group of dedicated volunteers who quietly contributed behind the scenes. They prepared food and beverages, set up the Buddha Bathing altars, nailed the

Miscellaneous | Tzu Chi Merit Organization

Tzu Chi Volunteers Took to the Streets to Fundraise for Cyclone Survivors in Africa

Tzu Chi Volunteers Took to the Streets to Fundraise for Cyclone Survivors in Africa

To support Tzu Chi Taiwan’s relief efforts in the catastrophic aftermath of Cyclone Idai in East Africa, Tzu Chi volunteers in Singapore held a street fundraising drive on 5th May. Among them were doctors, senior citizens and physical challenged individua

Charity | Tzu Chi Merit Organization

Helping a Terminal Patient Live with Comfort and Peace

Helping a Terminal Patient Live with Comfort and Peace

As a palliative care nurse, Jacqueline Khoo made painstaking efforts to help her terminal patient, Madam Tan, live a quality life with peace and comfort in her remaining days during the last stage of her life.

Medicine | Tzu Chi Foundation

Tzu Chi’s First Eco Awareness Carnival in Singapore

Tzu Chi’s First Eco Awareness Carnival in Singapore

Tzu Chi Foundation (Singapore) held its first Eco Awareness Carnival at the bustling Bedok Town Square. With 15 different themed exhibition zones, as well as games and health talks, the event drew curious visitors, who gained valuable knowledge about...

Env. Protection | Tzu Chi Foundation

The Story of a 93-Year-Old Volunteer

The Story of a 93-Year-Old Volunteer

93-year-old Tzu Chi volunteer Lee Sam Moay often says that she is a bad-tempered person. However, in the eyes of fellow volunteers, she is an adorable and caring “grandma” who is actually very humble and willing to learn. Even at her advanced age, she vol

People | Tzu Chi Foundation

The Joys of an Unpaid “Employee” at Jing Si Hall

The Joys of an Unpaid “Employee” at Jing Si Hall

A 70-year-old elderly lady has chosen to spend her golden years as a “white-collar worker” in the Finance Department of the Tzu Chi Foundation (Singapore). Though an unpaid volunteer, her working hours are no different from those of the staff. She feels t

People | Tzu Chi Foundation

New Volunteers Gain First-Hand Experience in Charity Home Visits

New Volunteers Gain First-Hand Experience in Charity Home Visits

A group of new volunteers joined experienced Tzu Chi volunteers in visiting aid and care beneficiaries to experience first-hand, giving care and aid to the needy. They were inspired to count their blessings and to sow blessings by doing more to help those

Charity | Tzu Chi Foundation

Go Green, Go Vegetarian, and Reduce Plastic Waste!

Go Green, Go Vegetarian, and Reduce Plastic Waste!

The Tzu Chi Collegiate Youth Association held an eco-camp to promote vegetarianism and plastic waste reduction among youths. The camp programme included interactive games that gave the participants an insight of how consuming less meat and reducing...

Education | Tzu Chi Foundation

Self-Help Skills Challenge Day @Tzu Chi Great Love PreSchool

Self-Help Skills Challenge Day @Tzu Chi Great Love PreSchool

An educational, fun, and challenging activity was organised by the teachers of Tzu Chi Great Love PreSchool to help young children master independent living skills. The teachers were also able to assess their lesson plans and teaching strategies, thus all

Education | Tzu Chi Foundation

An Elderly Volunteer Spends her Golden Years Meaningfully

An Elderly Volunteer Spends her Golden Years Meaningfully

Hoo Soo Moi got herself an office job after retirement, but found that she still had a lot of time to spare. So she started volunteering with Tzu Chi and discovered that there is so much she can do in her golden years!

People | Tzu Chi Foundation

Celebrating the Lunar New Year with Gratitude, Love, and Respect

Celebrating the Lunar New Year with Gratitude, Love, and Respect

Dedicated Tzu Chi volunteers held a string of festive performances and prepared sumptuous CNY-themed dishes to welcome the Foundation’s Chinese aid and care recipients from across the island to an early celebration of the Lunar New Year.

Charity | Tzu Chi Foundation

Joining Hearts in Love and Kindness at Festive Charity Fair

Joining Hearts in Love and Kindness at Festive Charity Fair

As the Chinese New Year approached, Tzu Chi Singapore held its annual Festive Charity Fair, which not only invited the public to support its causes, but also promoted environmental protection through the use of non-disposable utensils as well as...

Miscellaneous | Tzu Chi Merit Organization

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

Miscellaneous | Tzu Chi Merit Organization

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.

Charity | Tzu Chi Foundation