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The song, “Remembrance”, reminded everyone of the beautiful memories in their younger days. [Photograph by Lai Jih Chuan]

September 30, 2017, was a homecoming day for over 400 Tzu Ching members and alumni, to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Tzu Chi Collegiate Youth Association (Tzu Ching) in Central, Southern and East Malaysia. Despite the progress of time, the bonds remain strong for many, as deep in everyone’s heart, they are, forever, a part of the Tzu Ching family.

The groundbreaking ceremony of TCISKL marked a momentous milestone for Tzu Chi’s Mission of Education in Malaysia. [Photograph by Tan Chee Teong]

It was drizzling in the early morning of September 16, 2017. The air felt fresh and the Malaysian and Tzu Chi flags were flying gaily in the breeze, welcoming the 4,665 guests and Tzu Chi volunteers to the groundbreaking ceremony of Tzu Chi International School KL on a 7.67-acre land in Bukit Jalil.

At three venues but one common goal, the charity fair aimed to raise funds for Tzu Chi International School Kuala Lumpur building project. [Photograph by Sam Pin Fook]

On August 27, 2017, Tzu Chi KL & Selangor held a charity fair concurrently at three venues (KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall, One City Shopping Centre in Subang Jaya and SJK(C) Taman Connaught) to raise funds for the Tzu Chi International School Kuala Lumpur building project.

Chu Moi Eng hopes that with the establishment of TCISKL, it will provide more educational opportunities for the future generation. She believes that education is important and will make a big difference in a person’s life. [Photograph by Low Hui Cheng]

Sewing had been part of their lives for the past half-decade. When they were young, sewing was their source of income to support their families, as well as, their children’s education. Later, sewing became a symbol of love and support towards the Tzu Chi International School Kuala Lumpur (TCISKL) fundraising charity sale.

Koh Khong Way’s mother, Tan Bee Jin (in grey top), made a vow to donate all the proceeds from the sale of her son’s paintings to TCISKL. [Photograph by Tam Yu Siong]

At the Tzu Chi International School KL (TCISKL) fundraising charity sale, the paintings by Koh Khong Way, a youth with Down syndrome, and the Zentangle drawings by Goh Kai Le, a hyperactive girl, drew the visitors’ attention. They sold their art pieces not for personal profits, but for the school fund.

Kam Boon Hong showed his daughter, Kam Xin Yan, how to arrange the cookies. She listened and observed carefully. [Photograph by Lim Choon Huat]

When Tzu Chi volunteers in KL & Selangor area were busy preparing for a fundraising charity event at three different locations on August 27, 2017, little Kam Xin Yan, a four-year-old, was  keeping herself busy. She helped making cookies for the sale, and donated all her savings from Chinese New Year blessings to the worthy cause of establishing the Tzu Chi International School Kuala Lumpur (TCISKL).

Volunteers’ care and assistance made Kavirajan feel the long-lost motherly love, and he was grateful for that. [Photograph by Yong Siew Lee]

Tzu Chi volunteers went to SJK(T) Durian Tunggal and SJK(T) Ladang Diamond Jubilee, to get the needy students’ measurements for school uniforms. An optometrist was also invited to go along with the volunteers to perform eye examinations for the children.

Norliza, who had had toothache for a year, had her decayed teeth extracted at the free clinic. [Photograph by Tham Chee Hsung]

One-hundred-and-thirty Tzu Chi volunteers, together with sixty medical professionals from Tzu Chi International Medical Association (TIMA), arrived at Kampung Numbak, Kota Kinabalu, on July 30, 2017, for the sixth medical outreach in this year.

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2017 Tzu Chi Teenager Camp

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At the children’s sessions, the teenagers get to experience their mothers’ tough times during pregnancy. [Photograph by Daniel Hwang Zhao Xiang]

The 2017 Tzu Chi Teenager Camp was held from July 28 to July 30, at KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall. Through various inspiring games, the 300-plus participants, comprised of Tzu Chi Teenagers and their parents, had a great time learning and bonding together.

The sign language performance of “Pray for a Bright Future” by students of Parent-child Bonding Class and the honourable guests led the gala dinner to a close. [Photograph by Lai Kin Hoong]

Tzu Chi International School Kuala Lumpur, guided by the principle of “laying the foundation with Great Love, holistic education is the priority”, is going to be a beautiful school filled with love and kindness; with classes commencing in 2020. In order to raise funds for the school, Tzu Chi volunteers engaged different approaches to seek donations. When the Entrepreneurs’ Group of Tzu Chi Klang learnt of the initiation of fundraising activity, they decided to chip in by holding a vegetarian charity dinner.

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