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Tzu Chi Foundation: Let’s hear it for amazing Buddhist responders

by Danny Petilla, Philippine Daily Inquirer, November 9, 2014

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines -- At a local gym where pubescent boys and girls play, the staccato rapping of rat-a-tat-tat fills the air daily as Marian Malinao, a widow with elfin features, drops thousands upon thousands of coins into an electronic counting machine.

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Buddhist charity comes to Philippine church's rescue

by Ronald Reyes, UCA News, February 28, 2014

Foundation to finance rebuilding of typhoon-damaged church

Tacloban City, Philippines -- The world’s largest Buddhist charity is helping rebuild a Catholic church in Tacloban City that was badly damaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan last November.

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Nan Wua: A Buddhist Temple in South Africa

by Lenny FlankFollow, Daily Kos, Jan 4, 2014

Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa -- The Nan Wua Temple, located near the little village of Bronkhorstspruit in the Gauteng Province of South Africa, is the largest Buddhist temple anywhere in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Buddhist priest distributes relief goods to survivors in Cebu Island

By Oscar C. Pineda, Sun Star, December 23, 2013

Cebu, Philippines -- HAPPY that his wife in Leyte survived the onslaught of super typhoon Yolanda last Nov. 8, a Japanese Buddhist priest distributed relief goods to survivors there and in northern Cebu.

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Tzu Chi sends help to victims of typhoon Yolanda

by Lineth Brondial , Tzu Chi Foundation, 11 November 2013

Manila, Philippines -- The Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, Philippines is giving help to the victims of typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), considered one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded in history.

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