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Teacher Aoki Mikiko passed on her teaching materials, along with her passion, to the new teacher Lee Chin Ming. [Photograph by Alex Tan Ah Lek]

Aoki Mikiko left her job as a Japanese teacher after eight years of teaching due to illness. Volunteers and students from the Japanese class organized a thanksgiving-cum-farewell tea party for her. Teacher Aoki handed over her teaching materials on Jing Si Aphorisms to her replacement, Lee Chin Ming, in the presence of the students and volunteers.

A kiss from the parents can be amazing to the kids who are growing up. During the graduation ceremony of Parent-child Bonding Class of Tzu Chi Klang, a child gave a broad grin after getting a gift of love from his parents. [Photograph by Lee Eng Foo]

Students from Parent-child Bonding Class of five Tzu Chi community centres in Klang celebrated their graduation ceremony in the brand new premises of Tzu Chi Klang. This has not only put a perfect ending to the eight lessons of humanistic education that they attended in 2014 , but also left a touch of unforgettable memories in their life.

Jia Lü, who used to be addicted to computer games, became diligent in his studies and delighted his father, Ng See Seong. The son presented a bouquet to his father and they hugged each other dearly on stage, moving all the participants. [Photograph by Leong Chian Yee]

On November 9, 2014, the Education Group of Tzu Chi KL & Selangor, comprising Tzu Chi Teachers’ Association, Tzu Ching, Tzu Shao, Parent-child Bonding Class, Da Ai kindergarten and “Great Love Mothers”, jointly organized the first concluding ceremony, sharing their respective achievements. Held in three sessions, the ceremony drew in a crowd of more than 1,600 participants.

November 8, 2014, was the course completion for Tzu Chi Teenagers’ Group of Tzu Chi Muar. Tzu Shao and parents from 55 families took part in the Concluding Ceremony. [Photograph by Sen Ah Wat]

“No matter how naughty I have been, she never gives up on me. I want to tell her: ‘Mum, I love you, and I am sorry for hurting you’.” These words of a child touched the hearts of the parent and bring about a closer parent-child relationship.

Children from the six-year-old graduating class performed “Putting Vows into Action” and all audience members were attracted by their performance of determined little Bodhisattvas in spreading the Dharma. [Photograph by Lim Su Nguan]

On November 2, 2014, Da Ai kindergarten (Pandan Indah) held its 7th Graduation-cum-Thanksgiving Ceremony. The Thanksgiving Ceremony aims to teach these children to express their gratitude for all the hard work by their parents and teachers, so that they can put the spirit of great love into practice in the future.

On the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of “Great Love Mothers” in KL & Selangor, members from Batch 11 were on hand to celebrate and witness this milestone. [Photograph by Kevin Tan Kok Sieong]

A chorus of over 250 voices was spreading love and warmth in the Gratitude Hall, singing “Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you…” Bliss and pleasure could be seen on the faces of Batch 11 “Great Love Mothers”, comprising elderly, office workers, housewives, headmasters, teachers and volunteers.

Facing a pool of dirty and smelly water, some held their noses and watched from the side, while some were seen picking up the waste. [Photograph by Yen Yu Chu]

Angke River used to be clean and clear. Sadly, it became polluted with increased population, coupled with their habit of discarding rubbish and waste carelessly.

Tian Chee Ming explained to the children about the danger of drugs. [Photograph by Cho Tiong Chai]

Generally, young people in this IT age are ‘logged’ into the virtual world most of the time, so much so that they are unaware of the happenings in the real world. In order to encourage these young people to go into nature and the real world, the Organizing Committee of Tzu Chi Teenagers’ Group, Seremban, led their teenagers on a visit to a drug rehabilitation centre on September 9, 2014.

Parents and children from Tzu Chi Seremban’s Parent-child Bonding Class joined a home visit to learn from the predicaments faced by the care-recipients. [Photograph by Li Yi Hui]

Parents and children from Tzu Chi Seremban’s Parent-child Bonding Class joined a home visit, and realized the importance of appreciating what they have in life and lending a hand to those who are less fortunate.

A great hug bring parent and child much closer. [Photograph by Lai Jih Chuan]

A three-day Tzu Chi Teenagers’ Group Parent-Child Bonding Humanities Camp was jointly organized by Taiwan and KL & Selangor Tzu Chi Collegiate Youth and the Education Team, from August 1-3, 2014, at KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall. It is hoped that through accompanying and caring for each other, mutual trust and understanding could be established.