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Study Grant Scheme

Volunteers and helpers carrying out the roof repair for Lavia.【Photograph by Goh Yoong Khooi】

Nineteen Tzu Chi volunteers in Kota Kinabalu took 8 hours to replace the broken roof on Granny Lavia's house. Though tired, they were, nevertheless, truly happy that the granny and her granddaughter, Feocenovia, would not have to worry about rainy days anymore.

Mo Ze Wen guiding Malini with the operation of the computer.【Photograph by Gan Chian Nee】

Since June, Tzu Chi volunteers from Kuala Lumpur started visiting homes of applicants for 2010 Study Grant Scheme. In the process, they learnt about Shalini's family to whom they provided emergency relief, a used computer and settled their outstanding school fees.

Volunteers removing the rusty zinc.【Photograph by Yap Choong Lin】

Lachmy's dilapidated house could not even shelter the family from rain. Tzu Chi volunteers decided to repair their house so that they can at least live safely.

The female volunteers taught Peng Ya Mei how to keep their cooking utensils clean.【Photograph by Low Siew Lian】

The Peng family used to throw away any unwanted things out of their house and this had resulted in piles of rubbish in their surroundings. With selfless love, Tzu Chi Seremban's volunteers turned the unsightly ruins into a real home.

The students of Ladang Jasin Lalang are happily trying out the computers.【Photograph by Yong Siew Lee】

Some schools in rural areas were short on computers. Tzu Chi volunteers in Melaka decided to supply the 18 old computers given by Infineon Technologies Malaysia to Ladang Tebong Tamil Primary School and Ladang Jasin Lalang Tamil Primary School.

Besides cash, each recipient was given a set of environmentally-friendly dining utensils.【Photograph by Chin Fook Kuen】

On September 4, 2011, 2,613 successful applicants of Tzu Chi Melaka's 2011 Study Grant Scheme attended the three presentation ceremonies held at Pay Fong High School. They were given money, environmentally-friendly dining set, school uniforms, shoes, and so on.

The envelope contains the first sum of educational aid given to Chen Wei Hong.【Photograph by Lim Wei Teck】

Sixteen-year old Chen Wei Hong arrived at the venue of the Study Grant Presentation Ceremony with his father, who has Parkinson's disease, to receive his first study grant. He felt blessed because the Study Grant Scheme has changed his life, and now there is light at the end of the tunnel.

More than 5,500 students received the study grant distributed by Tzu Chi Kuala Lumpur and Selangor this year.【Photograph by Yap Jod Kiang】

From October 30 and November 13, 20 sessions of "Seeds of Hope" Study Grant Presentation Ceremonies were held by Tzu Chi Kuala Lumpur & Selangor to hand out cash, uniforms and other items to 5,500 primary and secondary students from low income families.

Liang Ke Le is a cheerful girl. She wants to be a police woman when she grows up.【Photograph by Ng Chee Khoon】

On October 29 & 30, Tzu Chi Kuching organized eight Study Grant Presentation Ceremonies to hand out educational aid to 1,400 students from low-income families. Parents and children were very happy and grateful to the volunteers for this financial assistance.

A photo taken with the elated Tzu Chi voluteers, after Nageshwari (3rd left) received the academic excellence award given by the school.【Photograph by Lim Choon Huat】

November 20, 2011, was the graduation ceremony for Standard 6 students of San Peng Road Tamil School. Graduand Nageshwari was the biggest winner, collecting 6 prizes. Her mother, Nagamah, was the happiest parent that day.

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