On January 6, Lha Charitable Trust distributed 130 super high quality micro-fiber quilts with extra cotton cover to Jampaling Elder’s Home and to 30 other needy people in the communities of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh.
The free distribution event was graced by the presence of Secretary Mr. Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang and Additional Secretary Ms. Tsewang Dolma of Home Department, Central Tibetan Administration and Mr. Wangchen, Director of Jampaling Elder’s Home. Mr. Sonam Topgyal and Mr. Wangchen expressed their heartfelt appreciation to Lha and encourage rendering more charity works in future for the best interest of communities.
Apart from this project, Lha has also provided free acupuncture treatment, distributed 25 stainless steel thermos and pocket money to elders and staff members and sponsored the replacement cost of window and door curtains of Jampaling house earlier in October 2015.
Jampaling Old People’s Home was established in 1991 on a plot of land at Lhagyal Ri (behind the main temple of H. H. the Dalai Lama).
Jampaling Home is about fifteen minutes walking distance from the main temple of H.H. the Dalai Lama and around thirty minutes walking distance from main market of Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala. Initially Jampaling Old People’s Home was set up to accommodate seventy five elders. At present, this home is taking care of 148 elderly people and has 13 staff members. This home is administered under the department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration.
Lha Charitable Trust is an award-winning, grassroots, 12AA & 80G non-profit organization and one of the largest Tibetan social work Institutes based in Dharamshala, India. Lha consistently strive to provide vital resources for the Tibetan refugees, local Indian communities, and people from the Himalayan regions for over 18 years since its inception in 1997 and registered as a charitable trust by the Indian Government in 2005.