The Tibet Fund Supports the Lha Soup Kitchen
Their support will enable us to run the Soup Kitchen for another three months, providing nutritious meal for around 50-60 Tibetans every day – people who would otherwise be unable to have access to a healthy diet and sufficient food, and who find it difficult to cater for themselves in India as it is, to them, a new and strange country.
For the period February…
Observance of National Hepatitis Day by Lha Charitable Trust
On 28th July, Lha Charitable Trust organized an awareness talk on Hepatitis for the adult students of the Lha language classes to observe the National Hepatitis Day, celebrated every year on the 28th of July. There were more than 45 students who eagerly participated in the awareness talk and asked questions after wards.
Americans and Tibetans Team up to Share Cultural Experiences
The Tulane group stayed at Lha's Ahimsa House in McLeod Ganj and during their time with us they explored the town and the Tibetan refugee community and learned about Tibetan culture, Buddhism and the Tibet issue.
Observance of National HIV Testing Day at Lha Charitable Trust
On 27th June, Lha Charitable Trust prepared an awareness talk on HIV/AIDS for the adult students of the Lha language classes. Lha organized this event to educate students about HIV/AIDS in honor of National HIV Testing Day, celebrated every year on the 27th of June. The program involved the encouragement of HIV testing, and information on local opportunities to promote health.
There were more than 45 students who eagerly participated in the awareness talk and stayed afterwards to ask questions.…
Lha organizes a Mass Clean-Up
Symbolizing an act of gratitude to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday, Lha Charitable Trust (Lha) organized a mass clean-up today, in collaboration with the Clean Upper Dharamshala Program (CUDP), Tibetan Footpath Association, and Tibetan Women's Association.
The program started from 10am 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.