Tzu Chi volunteers selflessly contribute through a mindset of gratitude, expressing their sincerest care and support to each and every individual in need.
The shared goal of Tzu Chi volunteers is to cultivate sincerity, integrity, faith, and honesty within while exercising kindness, compassion, joy, and selflessness to humanity through concrete actions. Transcending the bounds of race, nationality, language, and religion, they serve the world under the notion that “when others are hurting, we feel their pain; when others suffer, we feel their sorrow”. Not only do the volunteers endeavor to promote the universal value of “Great Love,” they also fully employ the humanitarian spirit of Chinese culture to its utmost.
Tzu Chi Foundation’s “Four Major Missions” consist of Charity, Medicine, Education, and Humanity. Adding the efforts in Bone Marrow Donation, Environmental Protection, Community Volunteerism, and International Relief, the undertakings are now collectively known as “Tzu Chi’s Eight Footprints”.
“There is great strength when everyone does good deeds. There is good fortune when everyone creates blessings.” ~ Dharma Master Cheng Yen
In 1991, founder of Taiwan-based Tzu Chi Foundation, Master Cheng Yen received The Magsaysay Community Leadership Award from the Philippine Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation. This is the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in Asia. Along with the award came a prize money of US $30,000 (worth approximately Php 825,000 then) which the Master distributed to two beneficiaries - the victims of the China flooding and of the Mt. Pinatubo eruption. The award paved way to the exposure of the Master’s compassion to the Chinese community in the Philippines.
Three courses in Tzu Chi’s Livelihood Training Program: Sewing, Machine Operation, and Aircon and Refrigeration Servicing on October 14 restart with a...
Tzu Chi’s Livelihood Training Program in August added caregiving to its growing list of courses designed to give job opportunities to Filipinos. The p...
Ateneo De Manila University invited Tzu Chi to be one of the speakers of TALAB or Talakayang Alay sa Bayan, an annual whole day event to encourage dis...
Auditions for acting roles in the upcoming Water Repentance Text adaptation began on September 16 at the Tzu Chi Great Love Campus. Fourteen professio...
After receiving a substantial donation of fresh milk, Tzu Chi volunteers share them with the children of two public schools in Quezon City. On Septemb...
On August 28, 2019, heavy rains hit Davao, the river rose and flooded their respective areas. But there are those who live near the river banks that b...
Tzu Chi staff visit Barangay Rorogagus; the site of the temporary housing units to assess what else needed to be done. So far, more than eighty units ...
The last day of the Manila Tzu Chi team had a small gathering after a quick survey of what else needed to be done before leaving.
On the last day of the cleanup drive, the participants and heavy equipment did their job and bring a new future for their Barangay.
Jayson Tasarra shares the life he lived, the hardships he went through to be able to attain a college degree.
A cascade of illnesses stemming from his kidney stones has all but ruined the life of 42-year-old Ner Barrete. With no ability to pay for treatment, h...
Tzu Chi Foundation’s Livelihood Training Program promised a better life to young distressed individuals by providing them with free vocational trainin...
Arlene Pempeña joined Tzu Chi’s Cash Relief Program (CRP) in hopes of restoring the family business after the recent flood washed it away. Her family ...
Determination defines former Tzu Chi scholar Jonalyn Alfonso in a word. Hailing from a family with financial troubles, Jonalyn strived for excellence ...
Sulpicio Eribal Jr. spent most of his life angry. But because of Tzu Chi, he was able to open his heart and unload his emotional baggage. He discovere...
Richard Lafuerta and Remy Alayon are among those displaced when a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck central Leyte in July 2017. In September, they were ...
Michael Maneja’s family is one of over 1,000 affected by Tropical Storm Urduja who received cash assistance from Tzu Chi Foundation. Michael used the ...
In Ormoc City, a group of young people are making a difference through volunteerism.
Fifty pesos. This was the amount that Angel Carlyn Jandoc handed the Tzu Chi Foundation volunteers on December 26. For some, it may seem a small amoun...
The Christmas holidays were marred by a tragedy when Tropical Storm Urduja pounded the Visayas with torrential rains that resulted to widespread flood...
Love is not bound by distance; compassion is free from aversion and passion.
Fear not the challenges on our path of spiritual cultivation, for they wear away our defilement to let our Buddha nature shine through.
The true joy derived from the Buddha's teachings comes after putting them into practice.
One cannot grasp the true meaning of joy without suffering. What's important is knowing how to transform suffering into joy.
Kindness helps to provide peace and happiness. Compassion serves to relieve suffering and benefit all living beings.
Compassionate heart should be as wide as the sky and as bright as the sun and moon.
Buddhism teaches giving without expecting anything in return, achieving spiritual freedom in the highest state of Buddhism.
Compassion is inspired from within, blessing is created through action.
A compassionate heart is a Buddha heart, serving all humankind with love and perseverance in walking on the path of the Bodhisattva.
Those who feel superior or inferior to others create an obstacle for themselves. They must remove this obstacle to achieve spiritual freedom.
As student of Buddhism, one needs to learn to understand principles, seize every moment in life, and act on one's beliefs.
Kindness and compassion are our guiding principles, to be propagated with the spirit of joy and selfless giving.
Realize the impermanence in life when times are good, accept our karma when times are bad.
Always keep gratitude in mind and greed shall give way to compassion.
Enlightenment is understanding what life is what one should do.
Conquering ignorance is superior to conquering a hundred peaks.
Realize and apply the Buddha's teachings in our daily life, for it is through interacting with the world that we cultivate ourselves spiritually.
The first step towards enlightenment begins with the first vow we take to help all living beings.
The act of repentance is tantamount to the purification of the heart, like a clear stream flowing over the heart, cleansing away its defilement.
Always observe propriety at heart and evil shall find no breeding ground within one's Buddha nature.
Only by opening one's heart can one give with great compassion and gain true wisdom and virtue.
Realize the Buddha's teaching through daily life experience. Realize worldly dharma through human interactions.
To be a real life Bodhisattva, one must first undergo spiritual self-cultivation.
The Buddha's teachings are not only to be studied but realized through actual practice and compassionate acts of giving.
Loving others and loving oneself is to have a Buddha heart or a Bodhisattva heart.
Ordinary people are governed by their karma, while the enlightened ones dictate their own life.
Instead of asking for blessing from the Bodhisattva, we should search within our own heart.
Be grateful and compassionate at all times. Enlightened compassion is selfless love.
Live with Buddha in one's heart, Dharma in one's action, Zen in one's Dharma.
Great love manifest itself through practicing great compassion; wisdom manifest itself through transcending worries.
Kindness and compassion bear neither regret nor complaint; joy and equanimity are free of want and worry.
Gratitude is wisdom; giving is compassion.
Vegetarianism cultivates perseverance, compassion and wisdom.
HELP TZU CHI HELP OTHERS FOR AS LITTLE AS THE COST OF A CUP OF COFFEE
Tzu Chi was built on funds collected in a bamboo coin bank. The foundation’s humble beginnings is a reminder that no contribution is too small to create a great impact. Every peso you donate will make a difference. Just the amount you spend on a cup of coffee will go a long way.
You may bring your donation directly at Tzu Chi Foundation, Philippines’ office at 76 Cordillera cor. Agno St. Brgy Doña Josefa, Quezon City
You may also send your donations through bank deposit or wire transfer. Details as follows:
METROBANK, Del Monte Branch
Account Name: Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, Philippines
Account Number: 163-3-16307190-9
Account Name: Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, Philippines
Account Number: 011-9-7800180-0
Mobile Number: 0927-3130205
Note: Please fax the deposit slip to the Tzu Chi office.
Fax Number: 02-7320001 loc 213.
Please call the Tzu Chi office to verify the fax transmission of the deposit slip.