Keeping Dhasa Spick and Span
Lha's Mass Cleanup this month took place on October 26. Around 70 people took part, including Lha volunteers, students and staff members who enthusiastically tackled the litter around the Temple Road area.
The cleanup was organised by Lha in collaboration with the Clean Upper Dharamshala Programme (CUDP). Lha has been working with the CUDP and other local organisations to keep the town clean and green for several years. The Lha Environment Care Project works at educating the public through our…
Educational Talk on 'Growth Mindset'
A talk for Dharamshala parents, Is your child having the right mindset for learning? was held on October 28 at Tibetan Childrens Village Day School in McLeod Ganj, organised by Lha in collaboration with the Parents and Teachers Association of Petoen School, and McleodTCV Day School Parents Association.
The speaker was Mr Gyaltsen, the former Education Officer at the Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration. The primary aim of the workshop was to inform parents about ways in which…
Visiting Group of Professional Medical Practitioners
The group came to Dharamshala to learn more about culture and tradition of exile Tibetan community. During their stay, they attended a special talk by Professor Samdhong Rinpoche on the topic "Buddhist view of dying, process of dying and post death experience."
Lha Won Prestigious South Asia NGO Award 2015
Lha Charitable Trust won the award for the 'Best Use of Website and Internet Tools' at the 4th South Asia eNGO Challenge 2015, held on 9th October at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Lha got this recognition for its extensive online presence and effective use of digital tools to carry out its activities.
The eNGO Challenge aspires to create an ecosystem by recognizing and honouring NGOs which are using Information Communication Technology (ICT) and digital media tools for good governance and…
Visiting Group from Tulane University
Lha hosted a group of 14 students who were participating in our Cultural Exchange Programme, they were from the School of Social Work, 2015 at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and led by Dr Ron Marks, Dean of the School of Social Work and Professor Carolyn Weaver.
They stayed in Dharamshala for around two weeks, visiting the various Tibetan Government-in-Exile departments and non-government organisations to learn about Tibetan community and culture. They participated in the Lha eye…