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 […]

Multi-Purpose New Hall

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 […]

Lha Celebrates World Environment Day

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, […]

Strengthening Tibetan Civil Society

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 […]

A Peaceful Place

THIS MONTH’S VOLUNTEER STORY Volunteer job at Lha: English teacher Back home, in Ecuador, I got caught up in stress and the normal anxiety of a busy life. I felt I needed a break to get some perspective so I decided to leave it all, listen to my heart and pursue a crazy dream I […]

A World of Harsh Realities

In 2009, following a long-term IT contract in London, I decided to take time out. After months of job insecurity, I needed to de-stress. I went mountain-biking and ate healthier food. Gradually, I realised I could live a totally different existence. In September 2011, early morning, I got off the bus in the McLeod Ganj […]