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.
I stumbled across Lha on my second day in town. It seemed like a legit gig and best of all there was a distinct lack of bureaucratic nonsense to go through before I could start work. ‘Come tomorrow and teach the elementary level class’, Lobsang from the library told me. ‘No CRB check, no blood test, no ten-minute demonstration class?’ I thought. This was too good to be true.
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.
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.
Tibetan Representatives at the Sharing Civic Experience Workshop in Taiwan
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.