Fundación Budista TZU CHI (TZUCHI)

La Fundación Budista Tzu Chi (TZUCHI), established by Dharma Master Cheng Yen in 1966 in Taiwan with the help of thirty housewives each saving fifty cents whenever she could, today works with charitable, educational, health, cultural and environmental missions. Wishing that every day the world would suffer fewer disasters and that society would be full of peace and harmony.

General Information

The Team

Management Team:

Susana Yang, Director of Tzu Chi in the Rep. Dom.
Mariana Ju, Vice Director of Tzu Chi in the Rep. Dom.
Rosa Chang, Director of Special Activities

Board Members:

Dharma Maestra Cheng Yen

Contact Information

  • Telephone: (809) 530-0972
  • Email:
  • Address:

    Ave. Rómulo Betancourt No.545, PLaza JM, Segundo Piso, Mirador Sur

  • Website:
  • Social Networks: Facebook

Contact Person

  • Name: Mariana Ju, Rosa Chang
  • Position: Site Assistant, Activities Director
  • Telephone: 809 519-8158
  • Email:


  • Type of Organization: Non-Profit Organization
  • International Affiliations:
  • Years of Operation: 15 years
  • Number of Employees:
  • Number of Members: 350
  • Number of Volunteers:

    30 active volunteers

  • Sources of Funding:

    Member Donations
    Sales of Recyclable and Other Products

  • Products/Services:

    Environmentally friendly items
    Items made from plastic bottles, including cups, bags and clothing.
    Collection Center for paper and cardboard

  • Total Income:
  • Total Expenses:


Fundación Budista Tzu Chi has four missions: Charity, Medicine, Education and Culture; at the same time it promotes international assistance, bone marrow transplants and the protection of he environment. Working for a better world.

Primary Programs and Projects

• Medical Missions
• Donations of School Supplies
• Visits to the Orfanatorio Casa Rosada
• Special and continuing assistance to the Escuela in La Romana TZU CHI

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