The first Chinese Buddhist charity organization, the Charity of Xiamen Nanputuo Temple was officially established by sponsor Elder Monk Miao Zhan and all circles on December 14th, 1994.
Never forget many pathetic human-being exist on earth. Being the first Chinese corporation eligible charity organization initiated by Buddhist, a lot of passionate young monks devoted themselves to serving public and society under the leading of current chairman Monk Shenghui. During four years of foundation, the Charity has done numbers of affairs in charity, iatrology, Buddhism spreading and other aspects, which widely influenced the society.
So far, the Charity of Nanputuo Temple Xiamen has set up Charity Division, Circulation Counter of Buddhist scriptures, Clinic and other organizations, which has endowed many children dropouts, the disabled, the orphans and the aged. We have held nearly one hundred diverse Dharma Sabhas these four years and organized the members to learn Buddhist doctrine, but also founded Youth Buddhist doctrine class and Youth Buddhist Summer Camp of cleanliness journey. Up till now, the Charity has donated million books and created journal of Charity, whose benevolent thoughts has enjoyed popular support. With fifteen thousand nine hundred and eighty members from home and abroad, it raised more than seven million RMB.
The Charity practices the spirit of salvation and benefiting human-beings, at the same time, it develops with attention and endowment of people from all sectors of society. Love is everlasting and Buddhist is boundless. We deeply believe that Charity of Nanputuo Temple Xiamen shall dedicate its benevolence to the society and people under Buddha¡¯s Cili Chiapei and the support of people from all sectors of the community.