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Co-working Space Serves as Platform to Foster Mutual Support

Co-working Space Serves as Platform to Foster Mutual Support

The path of social entrepreneurs is known to be one fraught with challenges and obstacles. However, the presence of the co-working space at Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre (HYC) has helped alleviate the difficulties . . .

Humanistic Culture, Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Tzu Chi Flag Day 2022 Receives Overwhelming Response from the Crowd

Tzu Chi Flag Day 2022 Receives Overwhelming Response from the Crowd

Tzu Chi resumed its annual Flag Day after suspending the event for two years. On this day, 700 volunteers were mobilised throughout the island to raise funds from the public.

Charity, Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Traditional Culture Keeping Pace with Time – Lunar July, An Auspicious Month too

Traditional Culture Keeping Pace with Time – Lunar July, An Auspicious Month too

On the National Day public holiday this year, Tzu Chi volunteers wittily interacted with the public to dismiss the misconception of the great deliverance and promote the right faith and right thought.

Env. Protection, Miscellaneous | Tzu Chi Merit

Migrant Workers Share about their Life through Storytelling at “Do You See Me?”

Migrant Workers Share about their Life through Storytelling at “Do You See Me?”

These migrant workers are not merely a “foreign workforce” in Singapore, but also individuals with unique stories. Beyond their working hours, they are also dancers, poets and photographers. Every one of them is also someone else’s child, spouse or parent who has their loved ones and aspirations.

Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Local Actress Finds Inner Peace in being a Vegetarian

Local Actress Finds Inner Peace in being a Vegetarian

"I feel that adopting a vegetarian diet is the best choice I have made and the most satisfying thing to do in my life." After 16 years of being a vegetarian, Lin Meijiao, a well-known Singaporean actress, advocated the plant-based diet in public for the first time.

Env. Protection, Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

A Farewell Ceremony, Two Years and Seven Months Late

A Farewell Ceremony, Two Years and Seven Months Late

At the memorial service held at Mandai Crematorium Service Hall, there was no solemn grief full of tears. Instead, it was brimming with a sense of calmness and peace. For the children and grandchildren of the late Tzu Chi volunteer Echo Ong Pei Leng, the day was a “farewell” after two long years.

People, Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Care Recipients Overjoyed with Appreciation when Buddha shows up at Home

Care Recipients Overjoyed with Appreciation when Buddha shows up at Home

In the joyous month of May, we celebrate both Vesak Day and Mother's Day. Tzu Chi volunteers brought a mini version of the Buddha Bathing ceremony into the homes of Dharma fellows and care recipients with mobility issues, bringing blessings from the Buddha and Tzu Chi volunteers and sending best wishes for good health.

Miscellaneous | Tzu Chi Merit

Elderly Folk Transforms Grief into Beautiful Paintings

Elderly Folk Transforms Grief into Beautiful Paintings

No words can describe the pain of mourning for the loss of a loved one. For 78-year-old elderly Tan Meng How, painting is an outlet for him to pour the grief of losing his spouse. To promote awareness of how creative arts can provide strength to walk someone out of the shadow of death, Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre jointly held an art exhibition with “Grief Matters” under a social service programme to bring arts into the community.

Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

World Famous Artist Expresses Hope with Art after an Extended Stay in Singapore

World Famous Artist Expresses Hope with Art after an Extended Stay in Singapore

The sudden outbreak of the pandemic had dashed famous sculpting artist Drago Marin Cherina’s plans to seek further prospects in China. During his 2-year stay in Singapore, his health unexpectedly took a turn for the worse...

Charity, Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

SEEN Centres Double Up as Conducive Venues for Seniors’ Research Projects

SEEN Centres Double Up as Conducive Venues for Seniors’ Research Projects

Since the opening of the Seniors Engagement and Enabling Node (SEEN) centres in 2019, they have served as crucial pillars of support for many seniors living in the community, helping to provide joy and care in their lives. Beyond this, the centres have also been actively supporting various seniors’ research projects . . .

Education, Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Singapore Players among the Top Ten in the Environmental Education E-Sports World Cup

Singapore Players among the Top Ten in the Environmental Education E-Sports World Cup

What were players from 10 to 61 years old vying for on the same field? For the first time in the history of Tzu Chi, environmental protection and disaster prevention were promoted through an e-sports competition.

Education, Env. Protection, Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Injecting Vitality with a Long-awaited Gathering

Injecting Vitality with a Long-awaited Gathering

The Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre (HYC) opened soon after the COVID-19 hit. Despite this, it maintained its regular opening hours with the help of the reception team’s volunteers who leveraged their strengths and worked in shifts.

Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Sutra Adaptation back on Year-End Ceremony after Two Years

Sutra Adaptation back on Year-End Ceremony after Two Years

Buddhist Tzu Chi Merit Organization (Singapore) held its annual Year-End Blessing ceremony for 2021 over the last two weekends of 2021. It was the first onsite ceremony after two years which included sutra adaptation performances and video conferencing for online attendees. Ahead of the New Year, people gathered to pray for the pandemic to end soon and for the world to be free of disasters.

Miscellaneous | Tzu Chi Merit

Volunteers in Lion City go online again for Buddha Bathing Ceremony

Volunteers in Lion City go online again for Buddha Bathing Ceremony

After complying with preventive measures to cope with the pandemic for more than a year, Tzu Chi’s annual outdoor Buddha bathing ceremony was modified again this year to meet the safety regulation.

Miscellaneous | Tzu Chi Merit

Lunar New Year Celebration Goes On in the New Normal

Lunar New Year Celebration Goes On in the New Normal

Due to the ongoing safe management measures in place that do not allow large gatherings amid the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's Tzu Chi Lunar New Year celebration was carried out online via Zoom on 31 January 2021.

Charity, Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

A Year End Blessing Ceremony in a time of Great Reflections

A Year End Blessing Ceremony in a time of Great Reflections

Although it is now more cumbersome to hold offline events due to the mandatory requirement to abide strictly by the preventive measures to prevent new wave of infections in Singapore, volunteers were...

Miscellaneous | Tzu Chi Merit

Weaving Community Stories on Stay Home Quilt Open House

Weaving Community Stories on Stay Home Quilt Open House

When daily interactions become difficult, the Open Housefor the “Stay Home Quilt” community art project is held over 4 weekends to create a platform for people to express themselves through art and be heard by each other.

Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Simple Act of Tea Service Brings Warmth to Healthcare Workers

Simple Act of Tea Service Brings Warmth to Healthcare Workers

After the community care facility (CCF) @ Tuas project ended, Tzu Chi Foundation (Singapore) extended its love and care to the CCF @ Big Box, where volunteers provided tea service to healthcare workers who were on the frontline caring for patients with mi

Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation