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Tong Siong Yeow (1st right) and his son, Ray, carefully applied hand cream for his father, to express his gratitude. [Photograph by Yong Siew Lee]
Tzu Chi Melaka Branch

At the Parents’ Appreciation Ceremony organized by the Da Ai Kindergarten, Melaka, some students brought their parents and grandparents along. After gently wiping their parents’ hands and bathing their feet, the four-to-six-year-olds showed their filial affection towards their grandparents together with their parents.

Principal of SJK(C) Sin Wah, Sau Mee Lian, hopes that children can learn to be thankful through this event, and give back to the community, by applying their knowledge into practical actions. [Photograph by Alex Tan Ah Lek]

Primary three student, Chin Zi Hao had intended to use part of his Chinese New Year red packet money to buy a mobile phone. But later, he decided to donate the money instead. He shared, “It is correct to donate the money, because I don’t have to worry about which phone to buy, or whether I have enough money or not…”

Tee Chu Hao was making sandwiches for his grandmother, parents and volunteers. [Photograph by Lee Kin Chee]

Besides inspiring their compassion, the Parent-child Bonding Class has also changed the eating habits of Teng Zhi Jian, who used to say “I do not want carrots, I do not want vegetables too,” and Tee Chu Hao, a faddy boy who enjoys rice with soup.

Lessons for this year’s 12th Great Love Mothers’ Nurturing Class were held at three different places, namely, the KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall, Puchong and Sg Long Community Centres, which attracted a total turnout of 209 participants. [Photograph by Wong Mun Heng]

The first lesson of the 12th Great Love Mothers’ Nurturing Class organized by KL & Selangor commenced with the “It is good knowing you” session that goes: “It is good knowing you, as you give me heart-warming smiles when I am down. It is good knowing you, as you give me warm-hearted hugs when I am sad.” The session brought everyone closer with a lively atmosphere.

A welcoming party for Tzu Chings was held at the Miri Liaison Office on March 20, 2015, with the theme, “A Happy Start – Discover a new start in your life”. [Photograph by Choung Mou Hin]

On March 20, 2015, a welcoming party for Tzu Chi Collegiate Youths (Tzu Chings) was held at the Miri Liaison Office. Thirty-five students from five institutes (comprising 22 students from Riam Institute of Technology, 10 from Curtin University, and one each from IBS College, Fajar International College and Institut Perguruan Miri), were invited to the event by Liu Yu Wei, focal point for Riam Institute of Technology; Shen Jun Ting, focal point for Curtin University; and the Tzu Chings from each school. A student from Sunway College in Kuala Lumpur, who was home on holidays, also took the opportunity to join.

The children touched the starfish at the Interactive Zone. [Photograph by Yong Siew Lee]

The six-year-old children of Da Ai Educare Centre visited The Shore Oceanarium, Melaka, to enrich their knowledge on underwater world and learn the importance of protecting Mother Earth.

Volunteer Wong Sook King taught the children the sign language for their class theme song. [Photograph by Siow Yau Chu]

Through a series of carefully planned activities, the children learnt how to be brave and apply it in their daily life; while their parents learnt to play their role throughout their children’s life journey.

In 2015, Tzu Chi KL & Selangor conducted its first Parent-child Bonding Class in English, with participation from 29 pairs of parent-child. [Photograph by Teh Poh Tat]

It was an historic milestone for Tzu Chi KL & Selangor when the Parent-child Bonding Class (PCBC), attended by 10 pairs and 19 pairs of parent-child respectively, was conducted in English for the first time simultaneously in USJ Subang Jaya and Kelana Jaya. Parents learnt more about Tzu Chi’s missions whilst actively participating in their children’s learning process of good etiquette and great love.

Every shoveling action is a blessing for Tzu Chi’s Da Ai kindergarten in Tampin. [Photograph by Zhang Yi Wei]

Construction of the Tampin Da Ai Kindergarten had commenced on February 14, 2015, with wholehearted contributions from its residents. “This is testimony that our quality educational concept aimed at ‘character shaping, life education and holistic education’ has been recognized,” said Li Xiu Lan, person-in-charge of Tzu Chi Tampin.

Undergraduates from 11 universities from KL and Selangor gathered for the ‘2015 Medical& Nursing Students’ Fellowship’.  [Photograph by Lim Kar Guan]

On February 7, 115 medical and nursing students from 11 universities in KL & Selangor attended the ‘2015 Medical & Nursing Students’ Fellowship’ held at KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall. The participants learnt about Tzu Chi’s medical humanities, which carry the philosophy of “curing people, treating illnesses and healing minds”.