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Tzu Chi Collaborates with Local Authorities to Provide Flood Relief in Myanmar

Tzu Chi Collaborates with Local Authorities to Provide Flood Relief in Myanmar

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]

Catholic Church Reopens in Canoa, Ecuador, Three Years after Earthquake

Catholic Church Reopens in Canoa, Ecuador, Three Years after Earthquake

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

Solar Panels Light Up the Future of Needy Children in Cambodia

Solar Panels Light Up the Future of Needy Children in Cambodia

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

Flood Disaster Assessment in Lincolnshire, England

Flood Disaster Assessment in Lincolnshire, England

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

Summer Aid Distribution for Refugees in Burnaby, Canada

Summer Aid Distribution for Refugees in Burnaby, Canada

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 | Singapore

Winter Aid Distribution in Recession-Stricken Argentina

Winter Aid Distribution in Recession-Stricken Argentina

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

15 Years of Free Hot Meals for the Hungry and Homeless

15 Years of Free Hot Meals for the Hungry and Homeless

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 | Singapore

Ramadan Food Aid Distribution for Nomads and Refugees in the Deserts of Jordan

Ramadan Food Aid Distribution for Nomads and Refugees in the Deserts of Jordan

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

First Buddha Bathing Ceremony cum Ramadan Aid Distribution in Jordan

First Buddha Bathing Ceremony cum Ramadan Aid Distribution in Jordan

Tzu Chi celebrated the triple occasion of Buddha Day, Mother’s Day and Tzu Chi Day on 12th May 2019. On this day, the Tzu Chi Ramadan aid distribution team in Jordan held a Buddha Bathing Ceremony in a tent area occupied by Syrian households for the firs

Charity | Jordan

Africa Tzu Chi Volunteers Distribute Aid to Cyclone Idai Survivors in Local Villages

Africa Tzu Chi Volunteers Distribute Aid to Cyclone Idai Survivors in Local Villages

As cyclone-stricken villagers in Mozambique reeled from the disaster, Tzu Chi volunteers in Africa held large-scale aid distributions to provide much needed daily necessities to the disaster victims to help them in their journey of recovery.

Charity | Mozambique

“The rice from Taiwan has arrived!”

“The rice from Taiwan has arrived!”

Since after Cyclone Idai brought catastrophic flooding to southeastern Africa, Tzu Chi has been delivering emergency aid supplies to the disaster areas. The Foundation also hopes to rebuild the homes of the poverty-stricken victims in the soonest possible

Charity | Malawi

Helping Malawi Cyclone Idai Survivors in Rebuilding their Homes

Helping Malawi Cyclone Idai Survivors in Rebuilding their Homes

Tzu Chi volunteers from South Africa travelled some 2,400 km to Malawi to distribute cornmeal to survivors of Cyclone Idai and to assist with the reconstruction of houses destroyed by the storm in a local community.

Charity | Malawi

First Non-Disaster Relief Aid Distribution in Sri Lanka

First Non-Disaster Relief Aid Distribution in Sri Lanka

Tzu Chi Sri Lanka conducted two large-scale aid distributions in Hambantota and Colombo, respectively, where needy local residents received shopping vouchers instead of the usual relief goods. The vouchers allowed them to purchase the items they needed...

Charity | Sri Lanka

Tzu Chi Kicks Off Cyclone Idai Relief Efforts in Malawi

Tzu Chi Kicks Off Cyclone Idai Relief Efforts in Malawi

Cyclone Idai devastated large swaths of Southeast Africa, killing hundreds and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless. Tzu Chi volunteers from South Africa promptly travelled to Malawi, a hard-hit country, to conduct disaster survey and to plan for...

Charity | Malawi

Snowstorm Disaster Assessment in Qinghai, China

Snowstorm Disaster Assessment in Qinghai, China

The heavy blizzards that ravaged China’s northwest Qinghai Province have killed thousands of livestock, leaving many residents in urgent need of assistance. A team of Tzu Chi volunteers in China braved the winter cold to conduct disaster assessment in the

Charity | Singapore

Eight-Nation Volunteer Team Holds Medical Aid Mission in Cambodia

Eight-Nation Volunteer Team Holds Medical Aid Mission in Cambodia

In 1994, Tzu Chi held a rice and rice seeds distribution in Takeo Province, Cambodia. 25 years later, Tzu Chi volunteers once again stepped onto this land to hold a free clinic and rice distribution for the locals, thereby continuing the cycle of Great Lo

Charity, Medicine | Cambodia

Quality Rice Seeds for 50,000 Farmers Affected by Flood in Myanmar

Quality Rice Seeds for 50,000 Farmers Affected by Flood in Myanmar

Tzu Chi volunteers distributed mung bean seeds to needy farmers in Myanmar after a major flood disaster in 2018. They returned to the disaster zone once again in February this year, to distribute rice seeds to assist the impoverished farmers to get back t

Charity | Myanmar [Burma]

Tzu Chi Volunteers Join the Camp Fire Memorial in Paradise, California

Tzu Chi Volunteers Join the Camp Fire Memorial in Paradise, California

On 8th February 2019, amid the wintry cold, Tzu Chi volunteers joined more than 700 residents in the town of Paradise, California, in a memorial service that commemorated the 85 victims of the Camp Fire, which devastated the town three months ago.

Charity | United States