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First Large-scale Mobile Dental Screening Service to Enter Disability and Long-term Care Facilities Pushes On

First Large-scale Mobile Dental Screening Service to Enter Disability and Long-term Care Facilities Pushes On

The CASA-MODAL (Clean And Screen All Mouths Of Disability And Long-term care facilities) project was started in November 2018 with a noble mission of connecting disability and long-term care facilities to accessible dental services. However, over the past two years, the pandemic has thrown up several obstacles . . .

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 . . .

Creating Vegetarian-friendly Circles with Small Steps

Creating Vegetarian-friendly Circles with Small Steps

It’s easier to convince people to do good deeds than to adopt a vegetarian diet. Lim Wah Chun’s secret to effectively advocate vegetarianism is to create vegetarian-friendly circles by serving one meal at a time.

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A Matter of the Heart — Shen Yu-zhen

A Matter of the Heart — Shen Yu-zhen

Receiving your volunteer certification doesn’t mean you’ve reached the end of your journey. On the contrary, it signifies the real beginning on a path of giving love. Read on to find out more about the journey of dedicated Tzu Chi volunteer Shen Yu-zhen.

Buddha Day, Mother’s Day, Tzu Chi Day return to BTCC

Buddha Day, Mother’s Day, Tzu Chi Day return to BTCC

Tzu Chi Philippines commissioners, volunteers, and scholars came out in full force for the annual celebration of Buddha Day, Tzu Chi Day, and Mother’s Day on May 8 at the Buddhist Tzu Chi Campus (BTCC) in Sta. Mesa, Manila. The special occasion marked the 56th year of Tzu Chi’s existence worldwide. It was also the first time a face-to-face gathering of such proportions was held since the pandemic started.

Strength in Numbers — Gao Xin-yu

Strength in Numbers — Gao Xin-yu

Must you join an organization to do good? Not necessarily. But there is only so much a person working alone can do, whether it be providing disaster relief or caring for the needy. There is truth in the old saying that there is strength in numbers.

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My volunteering experience at the Jingsi Books & Café

My volunteering experience at the Jingsi Books & Café

I always wondered what made the tranquil atmosphere at the Jingsi Books and Café,  and I eventually made my own conclusion that it is due to a combination of the harmonious co-existence amongst the various objects in the premise...

My First Job

My First Job

More than six months have passed since I joined Tzu Chi Singapore as a full-time employee. It has been an absorbing experience thus far and this write-up aims to be a reflection of what I have done and learnt over this period.

I never expected such a tragedy to happen to me

I never expected such a tragedy to happen to me

Me and my family escaped Thomas Fire but not Montecito Mudslide. We lost everything we owned overnight and many of the people I knew have died in the mudslide.

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Wisdom for Life

 

The Poor Wood Chopper
In this world, most people have been planning and pursuing their future in an impermanent life. They are often caught up in contradictions and pains, which is the life of unenlightened beings - living in the delusion. Hence, Dharma Master Cheng Yen told the story of "The Poor Wood Chopper" in an ancient book.

I have done good deeds, but why do I often fall sick?
Someone asked: “I have done good deeds, but why do I often fall sick?”

Can we be liberated after death?
Someone asked: Can we be liberated after death?

Safeguard World Peace with Love
At this very moment, how many people going through suffering are hoping for someone else to lend a helping hand? If we could evoke our sense of sympathy and take up this responsibility of rendering help, we can spread love to others more.

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Stronger Together - Our Impact in 2020


home impact charity
1,152
Charity Beneficiary Cases
home impact medical
25,763
Medical Consultations
& Treatments
home impact carepacks
487
Care packs distributed
to vulnerable families
home impact masks
54,600
Fabric masks produced and distributed
to migrant workers

 
 

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


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