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A Lookback at the Journey of One of Tzu Chi’s Most Dedicated Environmental Volunteers

A Lookback at the Journey of One of Tzu Chi’s Most Dedicated Environmental Volunteers

As the volunteer-in-charge of the Tzu Chi Eco-Awareness Centre, Ms Lucy Ng has been an ever-present right from the beginning. With the imminent closure of the Centre, we delve into the life of one of Tzu Chi’s most dedicated environmental volunteers.

Env. Protection, People | Tzu Chi Foundation

Tzu Chi SEEN Centres Press On with Community Outreach despite Challenges

Tzu Chi SEEN Centres Press On with Community Outreach despite Challenges

Tzu Chi SEEN centres continue to reach out to needy elderly in the community during difficult times, as part of the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) baseline service plan.

Medicine, People | Tzu Chi Foundation

Fearless Children Advocate for Animals’ Survival

Fearless Children Advocate for Animals’ Survival

Over ten episodes, 22 vegetarian children appear before the camera one after another to introduce different snacks in their kiddy voices. Some are full of confidence while others got themselves into tacky situations.

Env. Protection, People | Tzu Chi Foundation

Influence of the Young Minds has led to the formation of a New Vegetarian Family

Influence of the Young Minds has led to the formation of a New Vegetarian Family

The motivation behind primary school teacher Low Yee Leong’s path to vegetarianism for the past ten years was to wish for his wife’s smooth delivery. He had been practising “flexitarianism” at home until...

Env. Protection, People | Tzu Chi Foundation

Always in our Hearts --- In Memory of Bodhisattva Sim Hee Chew

Always in our Hearts --- In Memory of Bodhisattva Sim Hee Chew

Brother Sim Hee Chew (affectionately known as Grandpa Sim) passed away peacefully in his sleep. Seemingly leaving no last words, but his deeds and words have touched everyone who had interacted with him.

People | Tzu Chi Merit Organization

Mr. Sim Hee Chew – Viewing The World Through the Lens of Gratitude

Mr. Sim Hee Chew – Viewing The World Through the Lens of Gratitude

"I now understand what ’Gratitude‘ means. (We) really need to practise gratitude constantly. Being born a human, one must be grateful to their parents for raising them. Being out in the society, one must be grateful for the people who have helped them...

People | Tzu Chi Foundation

A Chance Meeting during Morning Exercise Has Led to Blessed Golden Years

A Chance Meeting during Morning Exercise Has Led to Blessed Golden Years

At a ripe old age, Ho Bee Hong entered the world of Tzu Chi through a chance encounter. One day on her way to her morning exercise...

People | Tzu Chi Foundation

An Entrepreneur with Altruism at Heart

An Entrepreneur with Altruism at Heart

What are the values of being a successful person? Let’s listen to Mr Sok Hang Chaw, the founder of Kingsland Development, on his insight about corporate social responsibility!

People | Tzu Chi Merit Organization

A Life with No Regrets - In memory of Sister Sim Siew Hong (1950 ~ 2021)

A Life with No Regrets - In memory of Sister Sim Siew Hong (1950 ~ 2021)

Sim Siew Hong was a dedicated Tzu Chi volunteer for 11 years. After battling with terminal liver cancer for a year and nine months, Sister Sim succumbed to her illness peacefully on 4 February 2021.

People | Tzu Chi Foundation

Life has its Balance. You Gain Some, You Lose Some

Life has its Balance. You Gain Some, You Lose Some

"I used to be very busy with my business in the past. However, due to COVID-19, now I have ample time to volunteer with Tzu Chi." Experienced volunteer, Neo Siong Heng described life as a double beam weighing scale, when one end becomes lighter, the other

People | Tzu Chi Foundation

Happiness is about Accepting Whatever Life Brings Us

Happiness is about Accepting Whatever Life Brings Us

“The hard times are over. From now on, things will keep getting better.” Despite having a life filled with hurdles, Sister Ang Wei Dai remains hopeful towards all the things that are happening in her life.

People | Tzu Chi Foundation

A Small Cut has Sparked Compassion in a Preschool Teacher

A Small Cut has Sparked Compassion in a Preschool Teacher

Yong Puay Woon has been listening to Wisdom at Dawn regularly during the pandemic. During the early morning dharma session, she often heard Master Cheng Yen appealing to everyone to adopt a vegetarian diet. One day, Yong accidentally cut her finger while

People | Tzu Chi Foundation

A Doctor Spares No Effort in Conserving the Environment

A Doctor Spares No Effort in Conserving the Environment

There are more to environmental conservation than just recycling and reducing plastic wastes. A detailed sharing by Dr. Ho Eu Chin has enlightened us on how much of wastage could be avoided in our daily lives.

Env. Protection, People | Tzu Chi Foundation

Volunteer Continues to Serve Despite Suffering from Terminal Illness

Volunteer Continues to Serve Despite Suffering from Terminal Illness

“The journey of life is a natural course…… Master Cheng Yen says that if we are willing to accept our lot in life, we will suffer less,” said Tzu Chi volunteer Sim Siew Hong. A terminal liver cancer patient, Sim calmly accepted her condition upon...

People | Tzu Chi Foundation

Emerging from Despair and Realising the Truth of Happiness

Emerging from Despair and Realising the Truth of Happiness

A depressed Ong Soh Cheng was awakened by a question asked by her son one day, and decided to pick herself up to face life’s challenges and get rid of her negative emotions. After volunteering with Tzu Chi, she realised that the act of giving brings...

People | Tzu Chi Foundation

A Continuous Journey of Charity and Inspiring Lessons

A Continuous Journey of Charity and Inspiring Lessons

A senior leader of Tzu Chi’s charity home visit team, Willy Ang recalled his first experience of visiting a needy household—though the aid recipient was born on the same day in the same year as him, their life journeys were drastically different. Ang...

People | Tzu Chi Foundation

A Simple Housewife Found a Greater Meaning in Life

A Simple Housewife Found a Greater Meaning in Life

From a housewife to a working mother, Lam Foong Kew had undergone many vicissitudes in life. Once, her marriage certificate was even torn into pieces during a heated conflict with her husband. “If what one does is the right thing, one must persevere in...

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Stepping Out of Comfort Zone to Seek Life’s Truths

Stepping Out of Comfort Zone to Seek Life’s Truths

“Where does the meaning of life lie?” This was a question that Teh Soo Peng used to hold in her mind until she stepped out of her comfort zone and took on various life’s challenges. But has she really found the answer to her question?

People | Tzu Chi Foundation