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Ah Lay (middle) and Soe Ko (left) from Myanmar raised funds for the building of Tzu Chi International School from their countrymen. Whenever someone made a donation, Ah Lay would make a record in his booklet. [Photograph by Tan Kim Hion]

As night fell, Ah Lay Leme and Soe Ko from Myanmar walked through the streets in downtown to raise funds from people they met, including staff at foot massage centres, hotels or restaurants. Regardless of how much money they could raise, they felt extremely happy so long as the person they approached was willing to contribute his/her love.

 

Kee family started to hold charity sale of vegetarian fish porridge to spread love and kindness since 2013. Picture shows a loyal customer, Wong Siew Chin, arriving at the venue for a take-away and making a donation of RM500. [Photograph by Alex Tan Ah Lek]

The bowls of steaming hot porridge contained the love of the Kee family. Their thoughtfulness in organizing the charity sale has received loyal support from customers, thereby spreading the spirit of love and kindness further and wider.

Chong Yung Key, who visited the Likas Cheshire Home for the first time, served the residents with a sincere heart. [Photograph by Ng Wei Kiat]

Tzu Ching members from Kota Kinabalu visited the Likas Cheshire Home on March 5, 2017, to help the residents with clean-up, and bring them love and joy.

Chan Ah Moi’s wish to donate her home for charity has finally been fulfilled on January 23, 2017,  with lawyer, Pang Siew Fian and volunteer Yeo Chu Way (1st right)  and other volunteers as witnesses. [Photograph by Choon Kian Ming]

In March 2014, Chan Ah Moi was placed in a nursing home by her relatives following a serious illness. This made her realize the impermanent nature of life, and she began thinking about the rest of her life.

On January 8, 2017, Tzu Chi Melaka organized two rounds of New Year Thanksgiving Gala to promote Ethical Eating Day campaign. [Photograph by Hong Geok Hui]

It is again time for year-end appreciation dinners, commonly celebrated with sumptuous and extravagant meals. The associated waste of food that goes with the lavishness closely links to the subsistence of Mother Earth; and in recent years, “global warming” and “climate change” are no longer sayings but a reality felt by us.

Volunteer Yao Fu Chai dressed up as Santa Claus and handed Dyanne Ng a present. [Photograph by Hong Geok Hui]

Does Santa Claus exist? No matter what race or religion, little children do believe in Santa Claus and feel his existence around us. However, during Christmas, besides receiving presents and savouring in wholesome meals, is there any other meaning to it? While celebrating Christmas, let’s understand the story and spirit behind the celebration.

UNHCR Tzu-Chi Education Centre organized the annual Prize Giving-cum-Graduation Ceremony at KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall. [Photograph by Ong Siew Geok]

On November 26, 2016, UNHCR Tzu-Chi Education Centre held its annual Prize Giving-cum-Graduation Ceremony at the KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall. Early that morning, loud echoes of the National Anthem could be heard from the hall where 476 students and teachers gathered, marking the opening of the Ceremony. Everyone was familiar with the melody and lyrics of the local National Anthem despite differences in identity, as if signifying that everyone deserves the opportunity to receive education.

Primary 6 students of SJK(C) Tun Tan Siew Sin offered tea to parents and teachers to show their appreciation. [Photograph by Ma Lay Hwa]

During the first graduation ceremony held at SJK(C) Tun Tan Siew Sin, “Great Love Mothers” from Putra Heights thoughtfully arranged a tea serving segment. “This is my first experience and I am very touched by it,” exclaimed all in unison.

Sunday, 20 November 2016 00:00

Golfing for Education

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Volunteer Lim Wee Chai, Organizing Chairman of the 2016 Tzu Chi Charity Golf event highlighted that, “If we educate and train one good person, there will be one less bad person in society.” [Photograph by Fu Wing Hoong]

With wide smiles, joined hands held high in the air, a group of big-hearted golfers and Tzu Chi volunteers, regardless of race, belief and religion, swayed and sang to the song, “We Are Family”, bringing the 2016 Tzu Chi Charity Golf event to a wonderful close.

At the PCBC graduation ceremony for participants from Shah Alam zone, volunteers prepared pots of ladies’ slipper sapling for each pair of parent-child, hoping that they could nurture the plants together. [Photograph by Chan Tuck Meng]

On November 13, 2016, the last Parent-Child Bonding Class (PCBC) and graduation ceremony for participants from Shah Alam zone was held at Tzu Chi Kota Kemuning Community Centre. The opening ceremony featured a lively sign language performance by the children to the song, “Children of the Earth”.

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