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Relieving Suffering with Compassion
Creating a Better World for All

“Tzu Chi (慈济 cí ), which means “compassionate relief” in Chinese, is an international NGO that has provided humanitarian aid to the needy in over 90 nations worldwide, regardless of race and religion. The Buddhist spirit of loving-kindness and compassion is at the core of our work and Missions.

What We Do


For more than 25 years, Tzu Chi Singapore has been providing direct aid and care to underprivileged and disadvantaged communities. Currently, we focus our efforts in the following key areas:

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    Comprehensive Aid for the Underprivileged
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    Assistance & Support for HIV Patients
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    Interim Assistance for Needy Kidney Patients
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    Empowering Needy Students
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    Patient-centred Healthcare
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    Character-building & Moral Education for All Age Groups
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    Promoting & Instilling Humanistic Values
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    Environmental Education
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    Overseas Humanitarian Relief
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Our Impact

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    1,400

    Charity Beneficiary Cases
    in 2018

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    52,141

    Medical Consultations
    & Treatments
    in 2018

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    39

    Recycling Points
    Island-wide

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    >1,100

    Active Volunteers

 
 

Charity is Not Exclusive to the Rich
Anyone with a Willing Heart Can Give


You can help make a difference to the lives of the needy by volunteering with us or giving to where it is needed most. Join us in bringing lasting change to the underprivileged and experience the joy of giving!

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Precautionary Measures against the Novel Coronavirus

Dear friends and members of Tzu Chi,

In line with the precautionary measures against the novel coronavirus issued by the Ministry of Health, the Tzu Chi Foundation (Singapore) is implementing needed measures in its establishments, and regular programmes and activities.
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Let us all do our part in fighting the disease outbreak by being alert in our daily lives.
May everyone stay vigilant and sincerely pray for the virus outbreak to cease soon.

With gratitude,
Tzu Chi Foundation (Singapore)

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Beware of Street Fundraising Scam

Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation (Singapore) and Buddhist Tzu Chi Merit Organization (Singapore) Ltd. are not organising any street fundraising events (e.g. Flag Day). If you encounter such activities in the public, please be vigilant and call our hotline 65829958 for verification.

The recent fundraising activity, ‘Save For A Good Cause’ campaign, is to encourage the public to give rise to kindness and save a little each day in a Tzu Chi bamboo coin bank, to help those in need.

Please note that information on all our fundraising activities will be published on our official English and Chinese websites, and all our volunteers soliciting donations will be in full uniform, with a valid fundraising permit issued by relevant government authorities.

Latest Updates


Inspiring news and stories about our Missions and volunteers

A Special Love, For You Who Defend Us at the Frontline

A Special Love, For You Who Defend Us at the Frontline

Valentine’s Day arrived a week after Singapore raised its Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON) level to orange. Tzu Chi volunteers visited three partner hospitals to send regards to doctors, nurses and healthcare workers fighting the virus

Sending Love amidst COVID-19 outbreak

Sending Love amidst COVID-19 outbreak

In the face of a virus outbreak, calming the public is equally important as preventing the spread of the virus. Unhindered by COVID-19 outbreak, Tzu Chi volunteers continue to show up sending love and blessings…

A caregiver who pays her love forward by becoming a volunteer

A caregiver who pays her love forward by becoming a volunteer

Tzu Chi’s Medical Home Care team conducts regular home visits to the homes of their patients and is available round the clock just like any convenience store. This is a story about the interaction between the medical team and one of their patients that ha

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A New Fire Truck for Fighting the Australian Bushfires

A New Fire Truck for Fighting the Australian Bushfires

To help with fighting the rampant wildfires in Australia, Tzu Chi volunteers in Gold Coast raised about AUD220,000 for the purchase of a brand-new fire truck to be donated to the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services.

Winter Aid Distribution in Northern Thailand

Winter Aid Distribution in Northern Thailand

“Tzu Chi came last year to hold a winter aid distribution, and they are here again this year. They have given us a lot of things, which are enough to last for two months. This reduces our burden greatly,” shared a happy, elderly villager in Northern...

Villagers in Zimbabwe Overjoyed Upon Receiving Food Aid

Villagers in Zimbabwe Overjoyed Upon Receiving Food Aid

“The first thing I want to do as soon as I get home is to pour the oil into a pan and start cooking,” exclaimed an impoverished villager in Masvingo, Zimbabwe, who had just received a bottle of cooking oil at a Tzu Chi food aid distribution.

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Life Is so Vulnerable, yet It Can Be Meaningful, Too

Life Is so Vulnerable, yet It Can Be Meaningful, Too

Life can be so vulnerable and fragile. Yet, the beauty of a cultivated person can be so touching and dearly missed. My acquaintance with Sister Bi Lian began many years ago, but I only got to know her in 2011, when Tzu Chi Singapore started its first...

My Journey in “Wisdom at Dawn”

My Journey in “Wisdom at Dawn”

What reason would convince you to wake up in the wee hours of every morning? If I tell you that there is a group of people in Singapore who voluntarily get up at such an unearthly hour every day to listen to a Dharma talk, what would your first...

My 8-Week Internship at Tzu Chi as a 17-Year-Old

My 8-Week Internship at Tzu Chi as a 17-Year-Old

More than a month has passed since I completed my summer internship at Tzu Chi. Although I am already up to my neck in schoolwork, club activities, etc., the lessons that I had learned while serving as an intern in Tzu Chi are still as fresh on my mind...

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