Primary schools in Singapore hold weekly classes on Character and Citizenship Education. Hence, the Great Love Mothers make use of this period to conduct a character building programme in primary schools, including Mee Toh School (since 2008), Maha Bodhi School (since 2008), and Ai Tong School (from 2009 to 2011). The lessons are designed to inculcate the teachings of Jing Si Aphorisms and Tzu Chi’s humanistic values in students.
The heart of a child is very pure and simple, and the Great Love Mothers hope to gradually sow the seeds of goodness in the hearts of children. Through presenting stories, videos, sign language songs, skits, etc. and the sharing of Jing Si Aphorisms, these parent volunteers are able to captivate the attention of students in class. They hope that such positive influences will help the young develop good moral characters.