Carrying on Tzu Chi’s mission to alleviate the suffering of those in need through relief and compassion, Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, Phils - Cebu Liaison office led by Mr. Nelson Reyes collaborated with Our Lady of Consolacion Parish-Recoletos led by Fr. Renie Villalino and Cebu South and Bohol - BPI Bayan volunteers led by Mr. Albert Mananay Jr., for a 3-month Mid Term relief program from June to August 2021 for the six hundred and sixty eight (668) E-Bike and trisikad drivers of Brgys. Inayawan, San Roque and Tanke, Talisay City, Cebu. This collaboration allows Tzu Chi to continue its commitment to provide aid to constituents and sectors deeply affected by the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Last June 19, 2021, at the Our Lady of Consolacion Parish-Recoletos, Laray, San Roque, Talisay City, Cebu, each of the two hundred and fifty one (251) E-Bike drivers from Brgy. San Roque, Talisay City, Cebu received the first batch of 20-kilo sack of rice and various grocery items.
Master Cheng Yen, the founder of Tzu Chi Foundation said, “Acts of kindness from each one of us are like nectar of love that can enrich the hearts of many”. This is the beauty of helping others. It nourishes everyone's hearts - both the givers and the receivers.
by Allyn Joyce Deloso