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 […]

Medical Students Group from Louisiana

In July 2016, Lha hosted 12 medical students from Louisiana State University. Led by Professor Neil Guidry, the group visited Tibetan medical centres in Dharamshala to get more exposure to the Tibetan medical system. At Delek Hospital, Dr Tenzin Desel spoke to them about Tibetan medical perceptions and the prevailing common diseases in the Tibetan […]

Cultural Exchange Groups in the month of July

Lha hosted five different student groups from America who participated in our cultural exchange programme. Rustic Pathways came with three different student groups in July, each group staying in McLeod Ganj for a week to learn about the Tibetan community. For three of those days they helped Lha students to improve their English. Lha hosted […]

Fundraising Event at Lha

On Saturday July 9, Lha hosted a fundraising barbeque. This was open to all, and was organised and funded by Lha volunteers Karol Hewlet and Paulina Wrotynska, who are from Poland and currently studying in Denmark. Despite the rain, around one hundred people showed up to support the event. Karol and Paulina’s week of preparation […]

Parents Workshop on Early Literacy Development

Lha charitable Trust and the Institute for Social Work and Education, in collaboration with The Tibet Fund, held a workshop for Tibetan parents, Early Literacy Development. Around 42 parents of children from Yonling day school and Rogpa Baby Care Centre attended the event which took place on July 5, 2016 in Lha’s Ahimsa Hall. The […]

Student Exchange Groups in the Month of June 2016

As a part of our Cultural Exchange Programme Lha hosted three different groups of American students in June. The first group included 14 students from Tulane University who stayed in Dharamsala from June 6 to 24. They participated in our mutual learning programme and helped our Tibetan students to learn English. The American students also […]