Lha hosted three student groups this month as part of our Cultural Exchange Programme. The third group was from Rustic Pathways. Fifteen students from therevolunteered with us, helping Lha students improve their English through multiple group activities and one on one tutoring. This group was with us for three days.We thank all 33 students who […]
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) […]
Volunteer Job at Lha: English teacher by Tony Collier There’s a saying which goes “the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others”. Volunteering with Lha offers you just that.
Under the Cultural Exchange progamme, Lha hosted this year’s first student group from Rustic Pathways. Eleven students visited from the Lycée Français de San Francisco, a bilingual French school. During their three day stay in McLeod Ganj, the students engaged
Another mass clean-up took place in Mcleod Ganj on April 15, organised by Lha as part of our Environmental Protection and Awarness project. There were more than 90 participants including Lha staff members, students and volunteers. The clean-up started from the main
By Ben Byrne / May 5, 2017 Volunteer Job at Lha: English teacher and Contact magazine writer. I first arrived in McLeod Ganj in February 2017. I’d been tramping about in India since November.
By Philomène Franssen / March 31, 2017; Volunteer Job at Lha: French teacher and Contact writer Googling “organisations for Tibetan refugees in India” is what I did, Lha is what I found.
By Graham and Kristy Henderson The children still talk about the Chinese government. At first, they asked why the Chinese government was so mean to the Tibetans, why didn’t they like Tibetans. As their understanding grew, they incorporated the story into their games. Sitting in our hotel room one night, they dressed up in “monk […]
By Dhriti Agarwal. Thanks to an existential crisis and a surge of wanderlust, the day after my half yearly exam found me squeezed in a train compartment heading towards the melting pot of several cultures- Mcleond Ganj. I was planning on practising the Buddhist principle of selflessness and hence volunteering at the Ropgpa nursery and […]
By Neil Roberts. When I made the decision earlier this year to see more of the world, I knew exactly where I wanted to go first.I contacted Lha, offering my services as a volunteer English teacher, and arrived in McLeod Ganj on August 20. McLeod Ganj is the strangest of places. A refugee community, backpacker […]