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New Homes for Quake Victims in Indonesia

New Homes for Quake Victims in Indonesia

In 2018, an earthquake resulted in soil liquefaction and a tsunami in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Over 4,000 people perished, and many more were left homeless. Two years later, victims moved into new homes to start their lives anew.

Charity | Indonesia

Frontline Rescuer Captures Moments of Courage during Rescue Mission

Frontline Rescuer Captures Moments of Courage during Rescue Mission

A volunteer rescuer cum professional photographer captured the heart-warming moments of the rescue mission inside the tunnel in the aftermath of the No. 408 Taroko Express incident.

Charity, People | Taiwan

Tzu Chi NY and CAIPA Unite to Provide 550 COVID-19 Vaccines in Flushing

Tzu Chi NY and CAIPA Unite to Provide 550 COVID-19 Vaccines in Flushing

Tzu Chi New York collaborated with the Chinese American Independent Practice Association (CAIPA) to jointly assist New Yorkers in receiving their vaccinations in a timely manner with the utmost care.

Charity, Medicine | United States

Tzu Chi Mobilised for the Severe Rail Crash Accident in Hualien

Tzu Chi Mobilised for the Severe Rail Crash Accident in Hualien

In Taiwan, on the first day of the Ching Ming Festival holidays, a construction truck slid from the upper slopes, crashing into a Taroko Express train, causing the train to derail. Tzu Chi volunteers and staff also...

Charity | Taiwan

The Boon and Bane of Online Shopping

The Boon and Bane of Online Shopping

Cheap and convenient, online shopping is quickly reshaping the dynamics of the retail industry. Further fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, ecommerce brings in billions and billions of dollars for the economy, but at what cost?

Env. Protection | Taiwan

An Interfaith Effort Brings Relief in New York City on Thanksgiving

An Interfaith Effort Brings Relief in New York City on Thanksgiving

The world had a different Thanksgiving celebration in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In New York, Tzu Chi volunteers sorted and cleaned donated garments to offer them to those in need.

Charity | United States

The Confession of a Mozambican

The Confession of a Mozambican

Disaster relief work was launched by Tzu Chi soon after Tropical Cyclone Idai dealt a devastating blow on Mozambique in 2019. It was through a friend that Soares came to know Tzu Chi. Since then, Soares devoted himself in Tzu Chi’s cash for relief program

Charity, People | Mozambique

From Receiving Care to Giving It: A COVID Survivor’s Journey

From Receiving Care to Giving It: A COVID Survivor’s Journey

A New York resident, Weilin Wu (left), was under the care of Tzu Chi volunteer San San Chiang during her quarantine period after contracting COVID-19. Since her recovery, she dedicates time volunteering to benefit others.

People | United States

Cross-Religion Cooperation — Tzu Chi’s COVID-19 Aid to India

Cross-Religion Cooperation — Tzu Chi’s COVID-19 Aid to India

Tzu Chi has worked with several organizations in India to help needy people in that nation through the economic challenges caused by the pandemic.

Charity | Afghanistan

Local volunteers send care and warmth to a Serbian refugee centre

Local volunteers send care and warmth to a Serbian refugee centre

Local Serbian volunteers distributed blankets to refugees and winter boots for the committee members of Serbian Refugee Committee without the company of any European volunteers for the first time.

Charity | Serbia

Help Arrives from France in Lebanon after the Explosion

Help Arrives from France in Lebanon after the Explosion

In August 2020, a massive explosion caused by improper storage of ammonium nitrate had destroyed a portion of the Port of Beirut and caused extensive damage to nearby buildings. Lebanon became the 116th country to receive relief aid from Tzu Chi after loc

Charity | Lebanon

Tzu Chi Taiwan Sends COVID-19 Antibody Rapid Test Kits to Bolivia

Tzu Chi Taiwan Sends COVID-19 Antibody Rapid Test Kits to Bolivia

Tzu Chi Taiwan sent 40,000 of the COVID-19 antibody rapid test kits developed by Tzu Chi University, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital and Academia Sinica to Bolivia before Christmas.

Charity, Medicine | Bolivia

Tzu Chi Beneficiaries Pay It Forward to Help Tzu Chi Help Others

Tzu Chi Beneficiaries Pay It Forward to Help Tzu Chi Help Others

The Tzu Chi Foundation has helped more than 37,000 families who were affected by Typhoon Goni (super Typhoon Rolly) and Typhoon Vamco (Typhoon Ulysses), with cash donations and relief goods......

Charity | Philippines

Bed Donations to Covid-19 Quarantine Centres

Bed Donations to Covid-19 Quarantine Centres

Tzu Chi Organization (Singapore) donated 2,160 divan beds to Tzu Chi KL & Selangor in December 2020 when COVID-19 cases continued to surge in Malaysia.

Charity | Malaysia

Rebuilding Lives – Best Christmas Gift for Filipino Typhoon Victims

Rebuilding Lives – Best Christmas Gift for Filipino Typhoon Victims

The Philippines was hit hard by catastrophic strong winds from Super Typhoon Goni and Typhoon Vamco, leaving hundreds of homes destroyed overnight. In view of the need for emergency relief support, Tzu Chi volunteers from the Philippines...

Charity | Philippines

Babb Razed By Wildfire - Distribution Of Cash Cards By Tzu Chi Volunteers In America

Babb Razed By Wildfire - Distribution Of Cash Cards By Tzu Chi Volunteers In America

On the 7th of September 2020, a bushfire in Babb, Washington went wild. The fire ruined nearly half of Pine City and the town of Malden. Tzu Chi initiated a disaster relief programme and distribution of cash cards to relieve the challenges faced by the bu

Charity | United States

Proprietors Struggling to Survive the Pandemic

Proprietors Struggling to Survive the Pandemic

Some Tzu Chi volunteers in Malaysia are among those whose livelihoods have been affected by the precautionary measures enforced by the Malaysian government to arrest the spread of COVID-19. How have they been getting along?

People, Miscellaneous | Malaysia

Timely aid distribution warms the hearts of workers stranded on foreign soil

Timely aid distribution warms the hearts of workers stranded on foreign soil

Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak and travel freeze, Tzu Chi Foundation Japan prepared 80 eco-blankets for the Vietnamese technical trainees, who are stranded on foreign land and without their livelihood, in hope of helping them tide over this difficult perio

Charity | Japan