Visiting Group of Professional Medical Practitioners

Lha hosted a group of professional medical practitioners and health care providers from New Orleans, Louisiana as part of Lha’s Cutural Exchange Program in this month. The group came to Dharamshala to learn more about culture and tradition of exile Tibetan community. During their stay, they attended a special talk by Professor Samdhong Rinpoche on […]

Visiting Group from Tulane University

Lha hosted a group of 14 students who were participating in our Cultural Exchange Programme, they were from the School of Social Work, 2015 at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and led by Dr Ron Marks, Dean of the School of Social Work and Professor Carolyn Weaver. They stayed in Dharamshala for around two […]

Acupuncture for the Tibetan Community

Dr Dong Giao Tran, his wife, Sanh Hy Ngyuyen and friend, Uyen Trinh who are Vietnamese   devotees from US and Canada came to provide a volunteer acupuncture service through Lha. Dr Tran Dong Giao is a traditional Chinese herbalist and an acupuncturist. They have been providing a volunteer acupuncture treatment to the residents of Jampaling […]

Lha’s ‪ Clean‬ Water Project at CTA

On the 21st August 2015, Lha Charitable Trust installed its 21st ‪water‬ filtration system as a part of the Clean Water Project at the staff dining hall of the ‪Central‬ Tibetan Administration (CTA), as a token of our gratitude and to improve the ‪‎health‬ of the authorities and the staff. The water filtration system, installed […]

“Twice is Not Enough”

Volunteer Job at Lha: Web Developer and English Tutor  When I had first volunteered at Lha in 2011 my experiences changed my views on the nature of giving and compassion. Amongst other things, I learned that consistent compassion could be a reliable vein of happiness, benefiting both the giver and receiver. When I departed, my […]

Cultural Exchange Groups

In the month of July, Lha hosted four student groups of Rustic Pathway, the American organisation which provides “meaningful student travel and services”, organising volunteer and study programmes around the world. The groups came to Dharamshala to discover and learn about Tibet’s culture and traditions. Each group consisted of 12-14 students, and in addition to […]

Hans Deibel – A Friend to Tibet

We are deeply saddened by the loss of our long term supporter and friend Mr Hans Deibel, and would like to send our deepest condolences to his family and friends. Mr Deibel was for over 16 years a board member of Tibetfreunde, a Tibet support organisation in Switzerland. He has been associated with Lha for […]