My Grandparents

My Grandparents is a documentary series where the younger generation shares the captivating stories, wisdom and experiences of their beloved grandparents. From heartfelt conversations to lively interactions, this program is a beautiful tribute to the unique bond that transcends time.

Thus I Do

Thus I Do invites you to explore diverse and extraordinary life stories, showcasing the power of resilience, determination, and the pursuit of purpose. From journeys of redemption to displays of unwavering strength, each episode delves into the lives of individuals who have defied expectations, overcome personal challenges, or discovered profound transformation along their paths.

Benevolence and Wisdom

True wisdom comes from within. Dharma Master Cheng Yen, founder of Tzu Chi Foundation, often says that wisdom lies in doing what is right and needs to be done. On Benevolence and Wisdom, highly respected and influential members of society are invited to share their perspectives on issues facing humanity today. Through their wisdom, we can gain valuable insights that help us cultivate our own wisdom and make positive contributions to the world.

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.

My Grandparents

My Grandparents is a documentary series where the younger generation shares the captivating stories, wisdom and experiences of their beloved grandparents. From heartfelt conversations to lively interactions, this program is a beautiful tribute to the unique bond that transcends time.

Thus I Do

Thus I Do invites you to explore diverse and extraordinary life stories, showcasing the power of resilience, determination, and the pursuit of purpose. From journeys of redemption to displays of unwavering strength, each episode delves into the lives of individuals who have defied expectations, overcome personal challenges, or discovered profound transformation along their paths.

Benevolence and Wisdom

True wisdom comes from within. Dharma Master Cheng Yen, founder of Tzu Chi Foundation, often says that wisdom lies in doing what is right and needs to be done. On Benevolence and Wisdom, highly respected and influential members of society are invited to share their perspectives on issues facing humanity today. Through their wisdom, we can gain valuable insights that help us cultivate our own wisdom and make positive contributions to the world.

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.

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.

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.

My Grandparents

Thus I Do

Benevolence and Wisdom

Dream Stage

Faith in Myself
Despite grappling with a rare genetic disorder, Lin Guan-he is passionate about life under his mom's influence. Even after her passing, her love continues to support him, enabling him to live grounded and pursue his dreams bravely.
I Believe, Therefore I Paint
Despite her frequent hospital visits for severe thalassemia treatment, Li Jia-mei finds solace in drawing and has even established an online gallery to empower individuals with disabilities.
An Undeterred Quest for Freedom
Diagnosed with cerebral palsy after a coma at age seven, Zheng Cheng-qian had to rebuild his life skills. Yet, he remains undeterred, participating in various activities and even seizing time to volunteer.
Defying Limits
Despite her cerebral palsy and epilepsy from premature birth, Huang Yu-ting is determined to overcome her physical limitations and aspires to become a counselor to help those facing similar struggles or feeling lost in life.
The Badminton Girl
Despite her hearing impairment from microtia, Tu Wen-hsuan has competed in badminton both domestically and internationally. She is thankful for the purest happiness that life and people around her have brought her.
Weaving A New Life

Despite contracting polio in childhood and enduring a failed marriage and battling cancer later in life, Weng Lin-zhu has learned to appreciate what she has in life and even found solace in the art of weaving…

Stringing Hope Together

Although her right leg deteriorates over time following a Parkinson's diagnosis, single mother Zhou Su-ling refuses to bow to fate and perseveres both in her job and her beadwork.

A Beacon in the Darkness

Having received much support for his visual impairment, Zheng Xin-sheng set up an association to give back. Apart from reaching out to the needy, he also helps transform tribal children's lives through music and drawing.

Dreamers in Action

Guardians of the Land

Healing After Loss

Having dedicated most of her life to caring for her family, Lin Qiu-yue was unable to move past the sudden loss of her two sons. How did she gradually let go of her sorrow and rediscover happiness in life?

My Precious Daughter

Even in his 70s, Li Xin-chuan takes his 44-year-old daughter to do recycling, rain or shine. Why are they so diligent?

Tzu Chi and Me

Grandma Huang Yuan-sui is very frugal and leads a simple life. She doesn't think she can make any contribution to Tzu Chi, except doing recycling every day and volunteering with Tzu Chi when needed.

A Mother for All

For the sake of her children, Song Lin Xiu-ying didn't retire until her seventies. But after retirement, to her surprise, she found many more "children" at a recycling station…

A Harbor of Happiness

Wang Yue-xia's husband drank and cheated on her, leading to her unhappy marriage, but gradually, she realized that one's happiness is in one's own hands. Now, decades have passed. Has she eventually found happiness?

The Sweet Burden

Once a young lady unfamiliar with house chores, Su Zhou Fang-mei became a caring and devoted mother after marriage. Now that her children have all grown up, she can finally pursue something she truly enjoys. What is it?

Wen-zhi's Worries

Over a decade ago, Wu Wen-zhi moved from Kinmen to Taipei to reunite with her children and care for her grandkids. How has she adapted to life in the bustling city while looking after her family?

Blooming Amidst Adversity

Having toiled away hauling vegetables at a market for over 20 years to support her four children, Huang Li Mu-dan always felt that her life was very hard, but she's gradually come to terms with it. What caused her to change her mindset?

Unsung Heroes

The Forest Railway Station Masters
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The Town Bookstore Owner
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The Crab Conservationist
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The Tribal Social Worker
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New Heart Theater Group
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The Home Bathing Caretakers
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The Mental Health Occupational Therapist
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The Independent Wind Turbine Developer
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The Forest Railway Station Masters
The Forest Railway Station Masters
Zhan Yue-han and Luo Yu-ting, married and both station masters for Taiwan's Alishan Forest Railway, consider passenger safety their utmost priority, ensuring that everyone who comes to enjoy the sunrise can have a safe and pleasant ride.
The Town Bookstore Owner
The Town Bookstore Owner
In a town where many young people are leaving for employment opportunities elsewhere, Lu Wen-jun has decided to start a bookstore alongside a co-dining space, hoping to bring everyone in the community together.
The Crab Conservationist
The Crab Conservationist
Once a hunter, Gu Qing-fang has not only devoted himself to crab conservation after a chance volunteer opportunity ten years ago, but also served as a volunteer tour guide to raise more people's awareness of environmental preservation.
The Tribal Social Worker
The Tribal Social Worker
With 11 years of experience as a social worker, Lin Wei-feng has been caring for the seniors in Tapangu, a mountain indigenous tribe, for years. His sincerity has garnered the seniors' trust and firmly anchored him in their hearts.
New Heart Theater Group
New Heart Theater Group
To help children with special needs discover their potential and build confidence, Miki Wang, a disciple under the famous acrobat Lee Tang-hua, has been teaching them acrobatics and even set up a theater group for them.
The Home Bathing Caretakers
The Home Bathing Caretakers
Recognizing the challenges faced by immobile seniors or those with disabilities in taking a shower, a Catholic charity group has initiated a mobile home bathing service to provide comforting hot baths.
The Mental Health Occupational Therapist
The Mental Health Occupational Therapist
Through various programs and courses, occupational therapist Kang Jun-liang has been helping those with mental disorders so they can reintegrate into society, regain their confidence, and find their purpose in life.
The Independent Wind Turbine Developer
The Independent Wind Turbine Developer
Li Yong-zong, a self-taught mechanic, strives to independently develop wind turbines. Despite facing numerous setbacks, he persisted, drawing strength from his mother's encouragement, and has finally made some progress.
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The Forest Railway Station Masters
Zhan Yue-han and Luo Yu-ting, married and both station masters for Taiwan's Alishan Forest Railway, consider passenger safety their utmost priority, ensuring that everyone who comes to enjoy the sunrise can have a safe and pleasant ride.
The Town Bookstore Owner
In a town where many young people are leaving for employment opportunities elsewhere, Lu Wen-jun has decided to start a bookstore alongside a co-dining space, hoping to bring everyone in the community together.
The Crab Conservationist
Once a hunter, Gu Qing-fang has not only devoted himself to crab conservation after a chance volunteer opportunity ten years ago, but also served as a volunteer tour guide to raise more people's awareness of environmental preservation.
The Tribal Social Worker
With 11 years of experience as a social worker, Lin Wei-feng has been caring for the seniors in Tapangu, a mountain indigenous tribe, for years. His sincerity has garnered the seniors' trust and firmly anchored him in their hearts.

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