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Every year the International School of Mauritius (ISM) will organize a week-long overseas study tour for its students. Tzu Chi's recycling centre was the second stop on their itinerary.【Photograph by Chin Kee Keu】

The International School of Mauritius (ISM) organizes an annual one-week overseas study tour for its students to gain more global exposure. This time, its teachers and students visited Tzu Chi's recycling centre where they gained a valuable hands-on experience on recycling.

Students supported the Earth hour by lighting up candles.【Photograph by Ong Sian Siong】

On March 26, 2011, an Earth Hour Drive was held at University Malaysia Sabah (UMS). This event was jointly organized by UMS and Tzu Chi Kota Kinabalu's Collegiate Youth Association with the hope of leading the undergraduates to embrace a low carbon lifestyle.

Since its launch in July 2010, the V-Gens had successfully solicited thousands of vegetarian meals. The March 26 one-day camp gave more undergraduates the opportunity to learn about this campaign.【Photograph by Lam Wai Mun】

The one-day camp organized by V-Gen on March 26, 2011, attracted the participation of 250 undergraduates from 21 universities. Launched in July 2010, the V-Gens have aggressively promoted vegetarianism to friends to achieve a million vegetarian meals.

One of the "human beings" in the game picking his decision card which will have great effect on the fate of the Earth. 【Photograph by Leong Wei Bin】

On March 5 & 6, 2011, Tzu Chi Collegiate Youth at the University of Malaysia, Sarawak (UNIMAS), held a series of activities related to environmental protection in the University's hostel. Fifty-nine students participated in this 2-day Green Movement.

Tea ceremony teacher demonstrating three ways of tea-making.【Photograph by Ng Kee Seng】

Tzu Chi University Continuing Education Centre in Kuala Lumpur offers a wide range of courses to members of public. The 1st Semester for 2011 will start soon; and on February 12 to 13, five experimental classes were offered for interested parties to experience the arts or the skills.

A total of 20 families took part in the Children's Camp organized by the Klang Tzu Chi Continuing Education Centre.【Photograph by Yip Kam Seng】

Twenty pairs of parents and children participated in the 2-day "Wisdom Enhancement Camp for Children" held by Klang Tzu Chi Continuing Education Centre. The programmes were designed to instil good manners in children.

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.

Some 450 students came for the 'V-Gen Get-Together' held at the auditorium of New Era College.【Photograph by Tee Kim Wooi】

On October 24, some 450 tertiary students gathered at the auditorium of New Era College, Kajang to take part in the "V-Gen Get-Together". Hand-in-hand, they promised to promote vegetarianism and low carbon lifestyle to more people in order to save the Earth.

A total of 10 teams took part in the 'Super Cook' competition.【Photograph by Chong Ho Teck】

Fifty-three collegiate youth members and university students took part in this cooking competition aimed at promoting vegetarianism among the youth. The participants created their own dishes, procured the ingredients and cooked the food all by themselves.