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The envelope contains the first sum of educational aid given to Chen Wei Hong.【Photograph by Lim Wei Teck】

Sixteen-year old Chen Wei Hong arrived at the venue of the Study Grant Presentation Ceremony with his father, who has Parkinson's disease, to receive his first study grant. He felt blessed because the Study Grant Scheme has changed his life, and now there is light at the end of the tunnel.

Liang Ke Le is a cheerful girl. She wants to be a police woman when she grows up.【Photograph by Ng Chee Khoon】

On October 29 & 30, Tzu Chi Kuching organized eight Study Grant Presentation Ceremonies to hand out educational aid to 1,400 students from low-income families. Parents and children were very happy and grateful to the volunteers for this financial assistance.

Besides cash, each recipient was given a set of environmentally-friendly dining utensils.【Photograph by Chin Fook Kuen】

On September 4, 2011, 2,613 successful applicants of Tzu Chi Melaka's 2011 Study Grant Scheme attended the three presentation ceremonies held at Pay Fong High School. They were given money, environmentally-friendly dining set, school uniforms, shoes, and so on.

The students of Ladang Jasin Lalang are happily trying out the computers.【Photograph by Yong Siew Lee】

Some schools in rural areas were short on computers. Tzu Chi volunteers in Melaka decided to supply the 18 old computers given by Infineon Technologies Malaysia to Ladang Tebong Tamil Primary School and Ladang Jasin Lalang Tamil Primary School.

During the Deepavali Festival, volunteers visited Siva and his family. Picture shows Gobi serving tosai to the volunteers.【Photograph by Low Siew Lian】

Kalidas stopped schooling after his father was injured in an accident, and had to work to provide for his siblings' education. To repay his brother's kindness, Gobi studied hard and obtained good results.

The Study Grant Presentation Ceremony at Melaka Jing Si Hall.【Photograph by Tan Lian Hee】

Tzu Chi Melaka held five sessions of Study Grant Presentation Ceremony to distribute financial and medical aid to some 2,500 students and their immediate family members. It is hoped that such aid will help to lessen the burden of these low income families.

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