20170415 Working together to protect environment

20170415 Working together to protect environment

In our next story, we will visit Malaysa, and see how local residents, both young and old alike are helping to recycle in their community. We’ll join a class of middle school students who made a field trip to their local recycling station in Kuala Lumpur. But first we will meet a 48 year old […]

20170415 Student sharing words of wisdom

20170415 Student sharing words of wisdom

In Selangor of Malaysia, Batang Kali elementary school recently held a Jing Si Aphorisms speech contest. The contestants are asked to improvise their speeches, showing how they have learned Jing Si Aphorisms. Many students said that after learning these words of wisdom, they have applied the lessons in daily life. Now they are seizing this […]

20170414 Turning packing bags into useful baskets

20170414 Turning packing bags into useful baskets

Tzu Chi volunteers in Malaysia are turning unwanted packing bags into reusable baskets, and giving them away to overseas Tzu Chi board members. Volunteers in Kedah recently held a class to teach people how to make the bags.

20170412 Promoting Jing Si Aphorisms

20170412 Promoting Jing Si Aphorisms

Volunteers from the Tzu Chi Teachers’ Association have been promoting the teaching of Jing Si Aphorisms on different campuses throughout Malaysia. Recently, members of the association held a special lecture for the teachers at Serdang Baru 2 Chinese Elementary School. Let’s join them there.

20170410 Spreading environmental awareness

20170410 Spreading environmental awareness

In Malaysia, Tzu Chi volunteers are working hard to promote recycling in all corners of society. Recently, the city of Muar celebrated an annual event, Karnival Jom. Volunteers joined the event to teach residents about recycling and waste management. Meanwhile in Selangor, a local businessman is encouraging his employees to improve their habits and to […]

20170410 Promoting the benefits of vegetarianism

20170410 Promoting the benefits of vegetarianism

Tzu Chi volunteers in Malaysia are promoting vegetarianism in different ways. In Johor’s Kulai, volunteers invited chefs to a local shopping mall to prepare vegetarian cuisine for customers. Meanwhile, volunteers in Muar hosted a vegetarian charity sale in Johor Bahru to raise funds for the establishment of a Jing Si Hall. Let’s check out the […]

20170408 Getting to know a silent mentor

20170408 Getting to know a silent mentor

In Malaysia, a senior who died from a car accident decided before his passing to become a silent mentor. Medical students from University of Malaya recently visited his family to learn about his life. The students are grateful for his sacrifice and have vowed to cherish their learning opportunity.

20170408 Help from TC for dialysis treatment

20170408 Help from TC for dialysis treatment

Next we’ll meet a dialysis patient in Peneng, Malaysia, Mrs. Yap Phaik Har. When she was first diagnosed, she worried about how she would afford treatment. Fortunately, Tzu Chi was there to offer free treatment. Eventually, Mrs. Yap was inspired to pay her love forward. Now, she helps out regularly in the Tzu Chi kitchen, […]

20170408 Halping a boy find confidence

20170408 Halping a boy find confidence

Next, we meet a young man whose life changed for the better after coming into contact with Tzu Chi. Since the age of 15, Paul Loh always kept to himself, hardly leaving his home. After his father contracted kidney disease, Tzu Chi volunteers began visiting the family each month and Paul’s lifestyle slowly began to […]