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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We are thrilled to share the good news with our dear donors and supporters that after three months, we have successfully finished work on a new state-of-the-art hall on the top floor of Ahimsa house. His eminence Professor Samdhong Rinpoche, despite his busy schedule, inaugurated and consecrated our new hall and blessed the staff and […]
On 5th June 2016, Lha, in collaboration with Tibet Charity organised a mass clean up to mark World Environment Day. There were more than 120 participants including volunteers, students and staff members who eagerly took part in picking up rubbish around Temple Road. While some volunteers focused on Lingkor Road and the Kora, or circumambulation, […]
On June 4, 2016, Lha organised a charity clothes giveaway in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala where around 28,000 new or old clothing items were distributed completely free of charge.
Two of Lha Charitable Trust’s staff, Mr Lobsang Rabsel, Deputy Director and Miss Dorji Kyi, Programme Manager, attended a three-day conference Strengthening Tibetan Civil Society at Tarabling, Dehradun from April 7-9. The conference was co-hosted by SOIR-IM, The Tibet Fund and the Tibet Relief Fund. Around 35 representatives from 20 different Tibetan civil society organisations […]