Illness

  • Haiti: Covid Relief Action, Report #1: Activities from March 21 to May 13, 2020

    The following report summarizes the relief actions of the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation (BTCF) in response to COVID-19 in Haiti.

  • INDONESIA COVID-19 Relief Action Report #3: Activities as of 29 April, 2020

    Indonesia (BTCF)- The following report summarizes Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation (BTCF) relief actions in Indonesia as of 29 April.

  • South Africa, Eswatini, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone Report #1: Activities from March 11 to May 4, 2020

    The following report summarizes the relief actions of Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation (BTCF) in response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the African Region including Zimbabwe, South Africa, Eswatini, and Sierra Leone.

  • Philippines COVID-19 Relief Action Report #2: Activities from 14th to 28th April, 2020

    Philippines (BTCF)- The following report summarizes Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation (BTCF) relief actions in the Philippines from 14 to 28 April.

  • Volunteers Sent Relief Amidst Face Shields Shortage

    Kluang is the second worst-affected town by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Johor. As the General Hospital faces severe shortage in personal protective equipment, Tzu Chi volunteers rush to produce face shields, guarding the safety of frontline personnel.

  • For Peace, Love and Health

    To a Burmese couple, the birthday cake brought by volunteers, with “Love & Health” written on it, was like the little candles on the cake, lighting up their worried hearts. They prayed wholeheartedly and wished for peace, love and health to accompany their kids forever.

  • Compassion without Borders

    Undergoing dialysis treatment is a lengthy process that burdens kidney patients not only physically, but also financially. However, kidney patient Yan Kyin Kyu, a recipient of Tzu Chi’s financial aid, braces herself for the challenges ahead with remarkable courage. She hopes to someday prove herself capable of living independently without aid – and help others along the way.

  • Please Pray for My Well-being

    It was a farewell where sorrow was replaced with gratitude and hope. She believed that with well wishes from the kind souls, she will be able to overcome all the challenges ahead and be greeted with a much better life on a foreign land.

  • Revisiting the Nipah Virus Outbreak

    Twenty years on, Tzu Chi volunteers who bore witness to the Nipah virus outbreak in Negeri Sembilan in 1999 reflected on their time spent extending moral support to affected families and offering assistance to the locals. It was a memorable experience that reinforced in them the selfless spirit of volunteerism.