In Buddhism, there is a bodhisattva who embodies the spirit of compassion. This bodhisattva, named Avalokitesvara, is so full of love that she can’t bear for people to suffer. When she sees or hears people in distress or difficulty, she goes to them very quickly to offer aid and relief.
With love, compassion, and respect, Tzu Chi USA has provided primary medical care and health services in the United States for over 20 years. Our unique Tzu Chi clinics provide free or low-cost medical care to underprivileged individuals and families. From medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, and community outreach programs, the comprehensive services we offer are truly tailored to each person’s specific needs.
Read about the Grand Opening ceremony of the La Parroquia San Andrés as we continue Rebuilding with Faith in Ecuador
Canoa, Ecuador, July 13, 2019 – With the reconstruction mission completed, La Parroquia San Andrés in Canoa – the Catholic church the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation helped rebuild in Ecuador – is now officially open to the public.