Tibetan Representatives at the Sharing Civic Experience Workshop in Taiwan

By Dorlo  Two members of staff from the Tibetan social work non-government organisation (NGO) Lha Charitable Trust, general secretary Dorji Kyi and Contact magazine editor Tenzin Samten, participated in a workshop entitled Sharing Civic Experience: NGO and Global Citizenship Education. The workshop was organised by the Global Education Centre at the National Chiao Tung University […]

Lha Hosts Groups from Four American Partner Organisations

   Lha’s Cultural Exchange Programme provides a unique opportunity for people to experience the Tibetan culture and the people of McLeod Ganj first hand.  Visits to local cultural centres, museums, temples, the Tibetan government-in-exile and non-government organisations, schools and institutes take place to suit the interests of each group and speakers tell them of their […]

Saying Hello to Everyone You Meet

Volunteer Job at Lha: English Teacher By  Addison Kamb from the United States I was raised by a former Buddhist nun from Myanmar – raised to value meditation, raised on mantras of peace, raised with a respect of the way Buddhists view the world. So when I was applying for a fellowship at my school, the […]

Hallo und Tschüss*

Volunteer Job at Lha: German teacher and Contact news writer By Agnes Kugler Hello, my name is Agnes. I am a student from Austria and I volunteered with Lha for a little over two months. My main purpose for coming to McLeod Ganj was actually to do research for my Masters thesis on Tibetans living […]

Community Cleanup

  Lha’s monthly mass clean up took place on May 20 with around 90 people taking part. Lha students and volunteers were joined by the people who eat at our community soup kitchen and cleared up one of the largest illegal dump sites on Jogiwara road in Mcleod Ganj.  The Clean Upper Dharamsala Programme (CUDP) […]