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

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.
The Caged Bird Set Free
With withered and deformed limbs caused by polio, Ke Ling-ling had difficulties finding a job. She shut herself up at home for years, feeling like a bird in the cage until one day, she came across a training for radio broadcasters…
Dancing in the Dark
After losing his eyesight in a car accident, Chen Yi-cheng has become a masseur, a radio program producer, and even a dancer who formed Taiwan's first troupe of all blind dancers.

Dreamers in Action

Guardians of the Land

Marks of Blessings

Nine years ago, Chen Bai-mei fell while working at a food factory and severely burned both of her arms. How has this accident impacted her life and her family?

Finding Contentment in Life

Having led a hard life since little, Wu Xiao Chen had to care for her blind mother and take on two jobs to raise her children on her own. After retiring at the age of 78, what has she been doing in her daily life?

A Vibrant Life

With many health problems due to old age, why does 88-year-old Ke Liu Shan insist on going out every morning to collect recyclables rather than stay home and rest?

No Time for Idling

After retirement, Chen Xiu-hua still leads an active life and is always full of smiles. What is her secret to staying upbeat and healthy?

Walking with Head Held High

Lin Hui-zhen used to have low self-esteem and always walk with her head down, but not anymore. What caused her to change?

Living Life to the Fullest

In 2005, Grandma Huang was diagnosed with liver cancer and was told by the doctor that she only had up to six months to live. How did she handle the cruel blow dealt by fate?

Tears and Smiles

Chen Qiu-li moved to Taipei with her husband and five children to earn a living, but the trials and tribulations in life left her depressed. What did she do to find life's meaning and remember to smile again?

A Trustworthy Man

After being discharged from the army, Lai Jin-yi did volunteer work while looking for a job. He met a group of people who not only taught him how to grow fruits, but also introduced him to a girl who later became his wife.

Unsung Heroes

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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.
The Prosthetist
Having made and fit artificial limbs for over 20 years, how does Yan Ming-yan help people with disabilities stand on their own two feet and start their lives anew?

Living Bodhisattvas