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Tzu Chi volunteers introducing Tzu Chi besides providing comfort to the fire victims.

On May 18, 2010, at 8 pm, a fire broke out in a flat building at Taman Ikan Emas, Cheras, destroying four houses. Tzu Chi volunteers delivered emergency relief cash to the four affected families the following day.

Before boarding the plane, Siti told the volunteers, 'I finally realised that contentment within one's heart is what I should be looking for and not the wealth based on materialism.'【Photograph by Teo Bee Swan】

Prior to her return to Indonesia, Siti Soleha shared some heartfelt enlightenment with Tzu Chi volunteers. She said, "Contentment within one's heart is what I should be looking for and not the wealth based on materialism."

A cheque is presented to Tzu Chi by the Ambassador of the Czech Republic, witnessed by UNHCR Representative.【Photograph by Tan Huay Yin】

The cooperation between UNHCR and Tzu Chi in the past has been a great success. This time, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Malaysia, UNHCR and Tzu Chi will cooperate to provide medical and educational aid for the refugees.

Volunteers and helpers carrying out the roof repair for Lavia.【Photograph by Goh Yoong Khooi】

Nineteen Tzu Chi volunteers in Kota Kinabalu took 8 hours to replace the broken roof on Granny Lavia's house. Though tired, they were, nevertheless, truly happy that the granny and her granddaughter, Feocenovia, would not have to worry about rainy days anymore.

The handing over ceremony was made by Venerable Saranankara (3rd from the left), in the presence of representatives from various Buddhist Organizations and from Tzu Chi.【Photograph by Chua Weng Ing】

Forty-five Malaysian Buddhist organizations jointly organized a series of "Light A Lamp of Hope & Relief" activities to raise funds, as well as, offer prayers to the quake victims in Haiti.

This is the home of Su and family.【Photograph by Chua Lee Pua】

Love had connected Tzu Chi volunteers with Su* and his family and brought hope to Su, a HIV patient. He passed away on March 17, 2010, and volunteers were there to console his family.

Tzu Chi Volunteers brought vegetarian dishes and a cake to celebrate with Rana and family for their new home.【Photograph by Tan Son Hong】

Single mother Chenderakirana and her three young children were living in an extremely dilapidated hut; and coupled with the unhygienic conditions, the children also fell sick frequently. Tzu Chi volunteers repaired their house and brought them new furniture.

Spring Festival Celebration taking place at the hall of Sri Pritchard Kinarut Old Folks' Home.【Photograph by Francis Goh Shay Faun】

In conjunction with the usual Spring Festival Celebration, Tzu Chi volunteers in Kota Kinabalu also brought in TIMA doctors to conduct medical check-ups on a total of 80 old folks in Sri Pritchard Kinarut Old Folks' Home.

Victims donating for the less fortunate even though they are victims themselves.【Photograph by Chan Kwai Mon】

On February 26, 2010, fifty houses in Kampung Sri Pandan were demolished by fire. Tzu Chi volunteers in Kota Kinabalu provided emergency relief to the victims, and at the same time, encouraged them to do good deeds.

Grandma Zeng Yu Mei cooked fried noodles for the visiting volunteers.【Photograph by Chiew Lay Choo】

On the second day of 2010 Chinese New Year, Tzu Chi volunteers visited care-recipients, who are staying alone or are single parents, with homemade dumplings. This was to make them feel the family atmosphere, as well as, the joy of the festive season.