Inspiring news and stories about our Missions and volunteers
Witnessing a child’s development is always a fulfilling process. Read on to find out how Tzu Chi staff and volunteers played a part in the personal growth of a group of children over the past year.
Do you have any gifts given to you as a child which you still hold on dearly to? For Ms May Tai Nyeok Moi, one particular present she received as an eight-year-old helped change the trajectory of her entire life.
With the worrying rise in end-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients over the years, having an optimal support system to care for them has become increasingly important. What role has Tzu Chi played in supporting these patients over the years?
While fast fashion has spurred purchases, it has also resulted in a lot of waste. The environment is paying the price.
Taken from the home they knew, these Ukrainian children in Poland are learning positive life skills and values through Tzu Chi’s character education program.
Sharada Harijan, a visually impaired mother in Nepal, was too shy to ask for help from Tzu Chi volunteers. But she did have one wish: to send her daughter to school.
Tzu Chi Great Love PreSchool held a heart-warming retreat for its staff at Kampung Kampus in Ground-Up Initiative. This was the first staff retreat I had with everyone since I joined Tzu Chi Great Love PreSchool and it was a memorable day for me.
Teaching staff from both branches of Tzu Chi Great Love PreSchool had a fruitful day volunteering on Tzu Chi Singapore's Flag Day 2022. Many learned about humility as they bowed 90 degrees to thank donors for their generosity.
In conjunction with the Plastic Free July movement, my department launched an eco-challenge in the first half of July, and the outcome was as what we had expected.
Praying to the Bodhisattva that Does Not Fulfil Wishes
An old man arrived in a village in Japan, carrying two figurines of Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva. One of the figurines was a “wish-fulfilling Bodhisattva”, while the other would grant no wishes, no matter what it was that people prayed for……
How to handle the unbearable grief of losing my loved ones to an accident?
A sad-looking young lady told Master Cheng Yen that her mother-in-law, husband and two young children died together in a car crash. She was deeply saddened and traumatised by the sudden tragedy.
Being able to Give Unconditionally is both a Blessing and Wisdom
To be able to save people is a blessing and to give without asking for anything in return is wisdom. We should cultivate both blessings and wisdom and continually create good karma so that where we live is filled with bodhisattvas.
A Single Thought of Kindness can Create Immeasurable Blessings
Do not underestimate every little bit of contribution. Do not hesitate to inspire kindness in others to create immeasurable blessings for the world even if you feel like you are doing it alone.
For more than 28 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:
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!
The sprouts from previous years are now growing and blooming!
After going through the ups and downs of the pandemic, Tzu Chi Singapore produced a special report titled "When Seeds of Hope Bloom", sharing the inspirational stories of three students in the program.
Learn about the past 13 years of philanthropic education programs and their social impact.