20170914 Refugee children learning Chinese at school

20170914 Refugee children learning Chinese at school

It is not easy for refugee children who flee their hometown to pursue an education. To help these children gain more opportunities in life, members of Tzu Chi Teachers’ Association of the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chapter go to a refugee school in Selayang every week to teach them Chinese.

20170909 Promoting vegatarianism wholeheartedly

20170909 Promoting vegatarianism wholeheartedly

In Malacca, Malaysia, the owner of a popular restaurant began to contemplate running a vegetarian restaurant since she became a Buddhist in 2008. Nevertheless, it took her four years to realize her dream because her family was opposed to the idea at the beginning. Despite the difficulties, she studied vegetarian food recipes and worked hard […]

20170904 Raising funds for TC international school

20170904 Raising funds for TC international school

Staying in Malaysia, a Tzu Chi volunteer from the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chapter worked with her daughter-in-law to raise funds for the construction a Tzu Chi international school in the country. They invited a group of volunteers to come to their home to make more than 200 servings of a Malaysian appetizer called Acar […]

20170904 Preparing for a charity banquet

20170904 Preparing for a charity banquet

In Malaysia, to raise fund for the construction of Muar Jing Si Hall, Tzu Chi volunteers organized a charity banquet. Prior to the event, the volunteers handmade the gifts for the guests and rehearsed for the performance diligently. Let’s take a look at how they prepared for this meaningful charity banquet.

20170902 Kindergartener’s determination to go meatless

20170902 Kindergartener’s determination to go meatless

In our next report, we meet six-year-old Lim Jia You from Malacca, Malaysia, to see how he has changed to be a vegetarian. Before Lim was five years old, he didn’t like to eat vegetables. However, since last year after his kindergarten teachers taught them to protect animals and encouraged them to adopt a vegetarian […]

20170829 Environmental awareness a growing concern

20170829 Environmental awareness a growing concern

In our continuing series on Malaysia, we take a look at the country’s awareness of environmental protection. Malaysia’s population density is much lower than that of Taiwan, but experts say that many citizens have little concept of environmental awareness. The country is rich in palm oil which is a high economic crop. However, the reliance […]

20170828 Sports day for parents and children

20170828 Sports day for parents and children

Tzu Chi Kindergartens in Malaysia host a regular sports day every year. This year, parents and children from Tzu Chi kindergartens in Penang and Bayan Lepas gathered to participate in this special event. At this occasion, parents put their work aside and played games with their children. This not only helps strengthen family bonds but […]

20170826 Footprints and history of Tzu Chi

20170826 Footprints and history of Tzu Chi

Whenever there is suffering, Tzu Chi is always there to help. In 1993, Tzu Chi volunteers established a local chapter in Malaysia, and in the 24 years since, the foundation’s four missions have spread throughout Malaysia, including indigenous communities. Though most of the people here are Muslim, Tzu Chi is still able to overcome religious […]

20170826Spreading Master’s sermons in English

20170826Spreading Master’s sermons in English

As Master Cheng Yen gives her morning sermons each day, Jing Si Abode’s lay cultivator, Joe Huang, would translate the teachings into English for listeners who do not understand Chinese every weekend. Currently, 35 English teams from Tzu Chi chapters worldwide utilize this service.