Tzu Chi Singapore

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Tzu Chi Singapore, also the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation (Singapore) (Chinese: 佛教慈济慈善事业基金会(新加坡)), is the Singapore branch of the Tzu Chi Buddhist organisation. The foundation was originally set up by Venerable Cheng Yen and based in Hualien, Taiwan. The present premises of the Singapore branch is located at Elias Road in Pasir Ris, Singapore.

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Tzu Chi Singapore was founded in September 1993[1] advocating several Buddhist and humanitarian causes within Singapore.[2][3] Some regular activities being offered and provided in Singapore include free clinics,[4] health checkups and monthly recycling[5] at specific hotspots.[6] A localized journal is also published on a monthly basis by the organization. Tzu Chi members are recognisable via their navy blue collared shirts with white pants.[7] The charity is also represented in local tertiary institutions - also known as the Tzu Chi Collegiate Association Singapore[8] - with youth members typically donning lighter blue collared shirts.[9]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation (Singapore Branch)". Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation. Retrieved 2009-09-25. 
  2. ^ "Tzu Chi Singapore Islandwide Recycling Points". Google. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "A bloodless surgery". TOA PAYOH VETS. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Tzu Chi Free Clinic". panpages. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "DaaiTV_Community recycling in Singapore .". Youtube. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Tzu Chi's Recycling Efforts and Closing the Recycling Loop". Zero Waste Singapore. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "About 10 colleagues and friends came to pay their last respects before proceeding to the Mandai Crematorium and Columbarium.". Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Tzu Chi Collegiate Association (Singapore)". Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  9. ^ "Online Network Connects Young Volunteers with Tzu Chi". SG Cares. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 

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