Compassion in Action
Dr Dong Giao Tran, his wife, Sanh Hy Ngyuyen and friend, Uyen Trinh who are Vietnamese devotees from US and Canada came to provide a volunteer acupuncture service through Lha. Dr Tran Dong Giao is a traditional Chinese herbalist and an acupuncturist.
They have been providing a volunteer acupuncture treatment to the residents of Jampaling home for elderly people and other patients from the community for two weeks. They've treated 80 people, 50 from Jampaling and 30 other people from the…
Lha Celebrate World Massive Clean up Day
On 20th September 2015, Lha in collaboration with the Clean Upper Dharamshala Program and Tibetan Women's Association organized a mass clean-up to mark World Massive Clean up Day.
The program started from 9:30am with volunteers, students and staff members of Lha distributing brochures in Tibetan, Hindi, and English on environment awareness and management of waste material in the town.
There were more than 100 participants including volunteers, students, and representatives who eagerly…
Lha's Clean Water Project at CTA
On the 21st August 2015, Lha Charitable Trust installed its 21st water filtration system as a part of the Clean Water Project at the staff dining hall of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), as a token of our gratitude and to improve the health of the authorities and the staff.
The water filtration system, installed at the general staff dining hall of CTA, is a reverse osmosis system which has 90 liter capacity for hot and cold drinking water. This system is considered as one of the…
Cultural Exchange Groups
In the month of July, Lha hosted four student groups of Rustic Pathway, the American organisation which provides "meaningful student travel and services", organising volunteer and study programmes around the world.
The groups came to Dharamshala to discover and learn about Tibet's culture and traditions. Each group consisted of 12-14 students, and in addition to visits and lectures on different aspects of Tibetan life and culture in exile, every group member spent three hours a day with their…
Hans Deibel - A Friend to Tibet
Mr Deibel was for over 16 years a board member of Tibetfreunde, a Tibet support organisation in Switzerland.
He has been associated with Lha for the past several years, and for the past 20 years he has worked withthe Central Tibetan Administration supporting the Tibetan exile community in the fields of education and health.