Tzu Chi's 33rd relief distribution in Kuala Lumpur and Klang, Malaysia
Tzu Chi volunteers from both Klang and Kuala Lumpur gave care to every aid recipients like family.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Volunteers of Tzu Chi Malaysia conducted their 33rd relief distribution, an event that has occurred regularly once every three months to provide much needed aid to people living in impoverished communities.
Performers from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds and ages gathered to entertain the participants of the distribution. At a school hall in Kuala Lumpur, the show included one female volunteer doing a traditional Thai dance and a group of Tzu Chi youth performing bell acrobatics and a play about love and respect for parents through filial piety.
The performers stated that they were happy for the opportunity to entertain and show their love to the elderly and to be able to inspire the crowd..
The drama, "The Old Man in the Basket."
A heartfelt event
Many of the aid recipients showed up to the distribution in their finest clothes. Under colorfully decorated tents, Tzu Chi Collegiate Youth members warmed the hearts of the elderly, surrounding them with the welcoming of songs.
One person shares her story.
On stage, one person from India shared her story of how Tzu Chi volunteers helped her and her family regain their lives. Although the language spoken by the woman and the volunteers was not the same, they were able to communicate through the "language" of Great Love.
Volunteers accompany aid recipients to the event hall.
Aid recipients were back at "home" for a reunion.
Tzu Chi Collegiate Youth members serve meals to aid recipients.