Lha's Clean Water Project at TCV School, Gopalpur
On 11th December 2015, Lha Charitable Trust installed its 22nd water filtration system at Tibetan Children's Village School Gopalpur, as a part of the Lha's Clean Water Project which was funded by Apocolypse Krew, Louisiana, USA.
SOS Tibetan Children's Village at Gopalpur formally became operational in 1997. Spread over a thirty-acre estate in lush green environment with a majestic mountain backdrop, it is now home for the many children coming across the border. Currently there are 1271…
Lha Observed World AIDS Day 2015
On December 1, Dharamshala community witnessed series of events to observe World AIDS Day with the theme of 'Getting to Zero' at the main square of Mcleog Ganj.
The various HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns such as street procession, free blood test, distribution of pamphlets and condoms, group song, skit performance and awareness talks were jointly organised by Lha Chartiable Trust, Delek Hospital and Dharamshala Rotary Club.
Dr Tenzin Dasel from Delek Hospital gave a HIV/AIDS awareness talk in the…
HIV Training and Counselling
Lha's Environment and Health Officer DemayTseringwas one of 20 participants from various health centres who took partin a four-day HIV counselling training from November 9 – 12 organised by the Department of Health at the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), in collaboration with the Christian Medical College at Vellore, Chennai.
The CTA Counsellors Training Programme on HIV/AIDS is aimed at health workers including nurses, doctors and social workers among the Tibetan community in exile.
Key to academic success
The speaker was Mr Gyaltsen, former Education Officer of the Department of Education at the Central Tibetan Administration and a Lha volunteer.
The primary aim of the event was to motivate the students by giving them essential tips on how to become good learners. Mr Gyaltsen explained to students how to foster the right mindset for learning.…
Dental and clear vision projects 2015
Lha Charitable Trust's latest dental and clear vision projects have provided medical, dental and eye care assistance to Tibetan refugee communities in Dharamshala, Bir other Himalaya regions, sponsored by the Louisiana Himalayan Association.
This year's programme provided 248 people with medical check-ups,utra sounds, X-rays, blood tests and urine and stool tests, and 92 people were provided with freemedicine.
125 people received dental care including check-ups, cleaning, x-rays, tooth filling,…