Also in the Philippines, after Tzu Chi volunteers have finished up the voucher distribution for typhoon victims. The recipients are able to exchange the voucher for cash at two participating banks.
Typhoon Goni has devastated parts of the Philippines. In the aftermath Tzu Chi volunteers initiated work for relief program and consolation cash. Tzu Chi volunteer Aida is also an affected resident who donated her consolation cash hoping to help other less fortunate people.
Following typhoon Vamco, Philippines Tzu Chi volunteers are distributing cash cards to more than 40,000 families.
Following the devastation of typhoon Vamco, Tzu Chi Philippines chapter carried out a work for relief clean up program in Marikina and San Mateo for more than 2 weeks. This week, Tzu Chi further provided financial aid, distributing cash cards loaded with 300 to 500 US dollars to more than 40,000 families.
Philippines Tzu Chi volunteers continue to distribute rice to jeepney drivers affected by COVID-19. To reciprocate Tzu Chi's assistance, one driver donated all his savings since he became a jeepney driver, hoping to help those affected by the typhoons.
In the Philippines, Tzu Chi volunteers made home visits to prepare for upcoming distribution of financial aid to typhoon affected residents.