Wulan, who came from an impoverished family had no other wish except to find a job and help support her family after graduating from a vocational high school. Through Tzu Chi’s bursary programme, she was able to further her studies in a nursing college...
Charity | Indonesia
With the help and support of Catholic NGOs and local charity groups, a team of Tzu Chi volunteers from Taiwan teamed up with their counterparts from the United States to distribute clothing and blankets to impoverished residents in two locations in...
Charity | Sierra Leone
Tzu Chi held its fourth large-scale free clinic in Cambodia at the Battambang Province, where 80% of the population rely on farming for a livelihood. They also distributed aid items to 600 needy households in a local village at...
Charity | Cambodia
Cooking oil and soap are necessities that many needy locals in Zimbabwe are short of and thus, they greatly treasure these simple items. In September 2019, Tzu Chi volunteers in Zimbabwe distributed aid supplies, including household items to needy...
Charity | Zimbabwe
With the support and assistance from Tzu Chi volunteers from Canada as well as local volunteers in Mexico, a Tzu Chi medical team from the USA provided more than 4,500 consultations and treatments to impoverished residents in Jojutla and Mexico City.
Medicine | Mexico
In September 2019, Serbia was experiencing late-summer heat. Many refugees in the camps there had lost touch with their family and friends; they were homesick and longed to contact their loved ones. But how were they going to have their wish fulfilled?
Charity | Serbia
Heavy rains caused serious flooding in Davao City in the Philippines, leaving piles of debris behind and covering roads with mud. After assessing the disaster situation, local Tzu Chi volunteers held a cash-for-work relief programme from 4th September...
Charity | Philippines
A Tzu Chi medical volunteer team consisting of healthcare professionals from nine countries and regions travelled to a dam disaster region in Laos to conduct their first medical aid mission there. More than 3,100 patients from impoverished towns and...
Charity | Laos
Continued heavy rains inundated the Bago Province, and Mon and Karen states of Myanmar. Tzu Chi volunteers in the country worked with local officials, police and military personnel to distribute aid to 275 affected households, helping the latter tide over
Charity | Myanmar [Burma]
Sierra Leone is hit by devastating floods resulting from continued heavy rains in early August this year. Tzu Chi volunteers in the country collaborate with Catholic NGOs and local authorities to provide relief to the flood survivors, with...
Charity | Sierra Leone
Ecuador was shook by a devastating earthquake in April 2016, which displaced more than 200,000 people. In the disaster aftermath, Tzu Chi kick-started its relief efforts to help the quake survivors rebuild their lives. Besides distributing aid materials..
Charity | Ecuador
Tzu Chi volunteers in Cambodia distributed aid vouchers to impoverished households in two communities before conducting an aid distribution event. Some of these families were “represented” by children as the adults had gone out to work. The volunteers...
Charity | Cambodia
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
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 | Canada
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
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 | United States
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
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