Love Beyond Boundaries tells the stories of Tzu Chi's aid recipients in China and how their lives have been transformed after they crossed paths with Tzu Chi volunteers. The program also features in-depth reports on the aid projects that Tzu Chi carried out in China, such as building houses or schools in impoverished areas or places hit by disasters.
Tzu Chi is one of the largest charity organizations in Taiwan with volunteers all across the island helping people in need. By sharing these beautiful stories with the audience, Care in Action hopes to inspire more charity groups and kindhearted people to join Tzu Chi's effort in caring for more disadvantaged members of society who may not qualify for social benefits and resources.
Tzu Chi in Retrospect takes the audience to journey back in time along the path that Tzu Chi has taken for more than 50 years since its establishment in 1966. By inviting senior Tzu Chi members to recount heartwarming stories of people and events in Tzu Chi's history, the program allows the audience to not only relive those precious memories, but also gain a better understanding of Tzu Chi's work and the meaning behind it.
Documenting inspiring stories of people and events around the world, Da Ai Journal brings home the innate beauty and goodness of human nature that many people have lost sight of for the wealth, fame and social status they are busy pursuing in life. Through these stories, the program hopes to remind the audience of the true value and meaning of life and what they can do to benefit others and the world.
Love Beyond Boundaries
Care in Action
An Entrepreneur's Effort to Promote Vegetarianism
A Foreign Bride's Wish
A Bone Marrow Donor's Love
Guardians of the Needy
Dedicated to Recycling
The Beauty of a Grateful Heart
A New Lease of Life
A Woman of Resilience
Tzu Chi in Retrospect
Being the son of the first Tzu Chi volunteers in Taidong, Wang Shou-rong grew up watching his parents helping others all the time. Years later when he moved to another town, he also started Tzu Chi's work and became the first seed of Tzu Chi there.
In Myanmar, more than 1,500 farming households save up rice from every meal to help people worse off than them. How did this practice of the poor helping the poor get started?
In 1967, one year after Tzu Chi was founded, Dharma Master Cheng Yen decided to build a house for a poor elderly man who lived all by himself, making it the first permanent house Tzu Chi built for the less fortunate.
In 1973, Tzu Chi carried out its first major disaster relief for typhoon survivors in Taiwan. What are the main principles of Tzu Chi's relief work? Why does Tzu Chi always provide support directly to people in need?
Every year, Tzu Chi will hold Year-end Blessings Ceremonies and invite everyone to see off the past with gratitude and welcome in the new year with sincere piety. What's the origin of this practice?
In 1972, Tzu Chi set up a free clinic to provide medical services to the poor twice a week. The clinic remained in service until Tzu Chi opened its first hospital in 1986.
Revisiting Tzu Chi's aid recipients are crucial for Tzu Chi volunteers to find out how people's lives have improved and what other help they may need.
In 1969, Tzu Chi conducted its first winter aid distribution for the needy in Hualien, Taiwan. Over the years, the event has spread across Taiwan and to other parts of the world.
E05．Winter Aid Distributions
E06．Revisiting Aid Recipients
E07．The Free Clinic
E08．Year-end Blessings Ceremony
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