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

Unbreakable Courage
A taxi driver with brittle bone disease, Cheng Jian-zhi was told that he could not live beyond the age of 25. But now, he is happily married with two children. How has he achieved all this against all odds?
An Unrelenting Soul
Born with brittle bone disease, 29-year-old Zhang Qi-ming is only 2 feet and 5 inches tall and has never walked in her life. Although her body is restricted, her talent for drawing is not.
A Fearless Life
After a motorcycle accident left Zhuang Ya-jing with amputated limbs and a disfigured face, she lost the will to live. It wasn't until she learned of her mother's illness that she found the strength to stand up again.
Step by Step
Suffering from spinocerebellar ataxia, Lin Zi-qi can only watch as his body function slowly degenerates. However, instead of doing nothing or relying on others, he travels around Taiwan to share his story while he still can.
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.

Dreamers in Action

Guardians of the Land

The Bodhisattva on the Cliff

Cai Shatian earned a livelihood as a fisherman, but his life completely changed after he was diagnosed with throat cancer at the age of 41…

An Open Heart

Xie Li-zhen has to do peritoneal dialysis four times a day, but she accepts her condition with an open heart. What is her secret?

Alone but Not Lonely

Li Xiu-luan's husband was diagnosed with cancer and passed away in a week. How did Li face this terrible blow and come out of her depression?

Ten Daughters

Hong Qing-hai and Lin Qiong-yun had ten daughters before they finally had a son. How did they manage to raise their large family over the years?

Moving On

Yao A-lian was dealt a heavy blow when her husband suddenly passed away when she was 50. How did she go through this difficult experience and find the strength to move on?

A Wish of Mine

Meticulous and worried all the time, Su Yue-hua leads a stressful life as a housewife. What has she done to find happiness again?

A Simple Life

Living in a coastal village in central Taiwan, Hong Su-nian and her husband have been farming every day for over four decades. What is their secret to being content in life?

Mom is Great

After passing down her business of selling fresh vegetables to her sons, Lin Xue Rui-xiang now has free time to do what she finds meaningful in life.

Unsung Heroes

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The Restoration Architect
In Kinmen, Taiwan, three generations of restoration architects are preserving the Hokkien culture by restoring local ancestral shrines and temples.
The Early Intervention Therapist
Early intervention services are not easily accessible for children in rural areas. Erro Chen, an occupational therapist, decides to deliver the resources to them.
The Airport Cleaning Crew
An airport is the first place to make an impression on travelers. So keeping it comfy and spotless clean has become an important job for a group of people.
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.

Living Bodhisattvas