Dream Stage

What limits the physically and mentally challenged are not their personal conditions, but the lack of opportunities for them to demonstrate what they are able to do. By bringing them into the limelight, Dream Stage gives those with physical and mental disabilities a platform not only to show their talents and share their life stories, but also to inspire others by their examples.

Dreamers in Action

Dreamers in Action features people following their dreams to make a difference in the world through their work. In each episode, the dreamers share their journey of how they have found their calling in life, the hardships and challenges they have encountered and overcome, and the passion that makes them unstoppable on their path to lift people's lives, reduce harm to the environment, and turn the world into a better place.

Unsung Heroes

As we go through our daily routines, such as taking a commuter train, riding in an elevator, or turning on a light or a faucet, does it ever occur to us who is working behind the scenes to make possible all these conveniences we enjoy every day but all too often take for granted?

Unsung Heroes introduces to the audience people from all walks of life whose work may seem insignificant yet are crucial to our everyday life.

Guardians of the Land

Day and night, rain or shine, Tzu Chi's recycling volunteers can be seen collecting recyclables from garbage along the streets or sorting recyclables at Tzu Chi's recycling stations. What they do not only helps to protect the environment, but the proceeds from selling recyclables are also used to support the operation of Da Ai TV.

Watch Guardians of the Land and learn what it is that motivates this group of volunteers to do recycling work with unwavering dedication and even regard it as their mission in life.

Living Bodhisattvas

Around two minutes per episode, Living Bodhisattvas features Tzu Chi volunteers sharing how they were inspired to become a volunteer in the first place, why they give of themselves willingly and unconditionally, and what supports them to remain steadfast on the path they have chosen to walk.

Dream Stage

What limits the physically and mentally challenged are not their personal conditions, but the lack of opportunities for them to demonstrate what they are able to do. By bringing them into the limelight, Dream Stage gives those with physical and mental disabilities a platform not only to show their talents and share their life stories, but also to inspire others by their examples.

Dreamers in Action

Dreamers in Action features people following their dreams to make a difference in the world through their work. In each episode, the dreamers share their journey of how they have found their calling in life, the hardships and challenges they have encountered and overcome, and the passion that makes them unstoppable on their path to lift people's lives, reduce harm to the environment, and turn the world into a better place.

Unsung Heroes

As we go through our daily routines, such as taking a commuter train, riding in an elevator, or turning on a light or a faucet, does it ever occur to us who is working behind the scenes to make possible all these conveniences we enjoy every day but all too often take for granted?

Unsung Heroes introduces to the audience people from all walks of life whose work may seem insignificant yet are crucial to our everyday life.

Guardians of the Land

Day and night, rain or shine, Tzu Chi's recycling volunteers can be seen collecting recyclables from garbage along the streets or sorting recyclables at Tzu Chi's recycling stations. What they do not only helps to protect the environment, but the proceeds from selling recyclables are also used to support the operation of Da Ai TV.

Watch Guardians of the Land and learn what it is that motivates this group of volunteers to do recycling work with unwavering dedication and even regard it as their mission in life.

Living Bodhisattvas

Around two minutes per episode, Living Bodhisattvas features Tzu Chi volunteers sharing how they were inspired to become a volunteer in the first place, why they give of themselves willingly and unconditionally, and what supports them to remain steadfast on the path they have chosen to walk.

Dream Stage

Practice Makes Perfect
Huang Xin-an is diagnosed with moderate intellectual disability, so his school life is harder than most. However, he has something that is second to none: his love for dancing.
Cherishing Each Moment
Despite suffering from congenital muscular dystrophy, Li Rou-xuan not only tries to seize every moment of her life, but has also registered as an organ donor to benefit others.
The Music of Our Lives
Blind musicians Liao Ting-hao and Liao Yi-ting tell the stories of their lives and share their talents on the stage in the form of a radio show.
The Girl in the Closet
After polio left her unable to walk at the age of two, Liu Li-hong had low self-esteem and always shied away from others. Years later, after meeting other people with disabilities, she gradually opened up and her life also started to change.
The Dancer on Wheels I
Su Jun-yuan and his wife, both of whom are physically challenged, have gone through many ups and downs together in life. To help his wife restore her arm function after cancer treatments, Su takes up wheelchair dancing to show his love and support for her.
The Dancer on Wheels II
Liang Chun-jin's dream of becoming a dancer was shattered when she got polio at the age of three. Decades later, she took up wheelchair dancing after recovering from breast cancer.
The Angel on the Air
After a car accident at the age of 27, Xu Qi-feng has been bedridden for 23 years. With his right hand that still functions, he works as a radio DJ and takes on many other jobs at home to help support his family.
The Albino Girl
Born with albinism, Dai Ping-yi has been bullied for looking different. But with the loving support from her family, she has kept a positive outlook in life and has been embracing new experiences as a college student.

Dreamers in Action

Guardians of the Land

Full of Smiles

Grandma Lai Xiu-zhen is very cheerful and was even nicknamed Grandma Mimi (smiling in Mandarin) by her fellow volunteers. However, no one knows the emotional baggage she carries.

A Cheerful Life

Xu Lai Feng is a very energetic and cheerful recycling volunteer, and leads a happy and carefree life. What is her secret?

Treasure Collector

Xie Min-yu had been in the recycling business for over 30 thirty years before passing the baton to his son. Now, he still collects recyclables, but for a different cause.

Holding Hands

Although the marriage was arranged by her parents, Xie Chen Ou and her husband led a happily married life. However, things began to change when she started developing signs of Parkinson's disease.

Another Wind Blows

Having a wonderful family and a shop of his own, Wu Jin-yuan realized that there is much more to life after encountering Tzu Chi.

I Will Marry You Again

Lu Jin-hua led a difficult life as her husband was domineering and ill-tempered. In recent years, however, he began to change. What happened?

Growing Old Together

Zhang A-de and his wife led a hardworking life taking on construction projects all over Taiwan. However, everything changed when his wife had an accident.

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Li Su-lan had to do all kinds of work to support her family. After she started to run a parking lot, her life and her relationship with her daughter slowly changed for the better. What has happened?

Unsung Heroes

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The Employment Service Worker
Believing that having a stable job is crucial for one's wellbeing, Hu Mei-fang enthusiastically finds jobs for the unemployed in her town.
The Protectors of Stray Animals
As guardians of abandoned animals, what do animal rescuers do to safeguard stray cats and dogs, care for them, and raise public awareness on animal protection?
The Artists in Town
By introducing art and creating installation artworks in a rural town, a group of college students have transformed an ordinary village into a beautiful community that both residents and visitors enjoy.
The Postmen on Wheels
Every day, a clerk and a driver of a mobile post office drive around a remote town to not only offer postal and banking services to the townsfolk, but also bring them care and support.

Living Bodhisattvas