Lha's New Exchange student group from USA
On 19 Jan, Lha received a group of students from Frostburg State University, Maryland. There were 6 students, 2 professors and a professional film maker. The Group lead by their group leader Mr. Dauglas Bear the Director of Leadership and Experiential Learning at Frostburg State University and Professor Victoria Gearhart.
17th Clean Water Project at Geden Choeling Nunnery
Lha is happy to announce that it has successfully installed the 17th Water Filtration System at Geden Choeling Buddhist Educational Nunnery.
The Geden Choeling Buddhist Educational Society is a Tibetan Nunnery founded in 1973 in the exiled Tibetan community of Dharamshala, India.
It is an important centre of Buddhist Studies for nuns and runs under supervision of the Department of Religion and Culture, Central Tibetan Administration. It is considered as the oldest nunnery in exile and at…
Lha Dental Care and Clear Vision Project.
Lha has been continuously providing Dental and Eye care assistance to the community for the past six years under its Clear Vision Project. The project was started in 2009 with small surplus budget and has benefited over 745 people with 258 free distributions of eye glasses since then.
This year Lha has successfully accomplished a Free Dental Care and Eye care program in Bir, District of Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. On 14th November, 2014 around 378 people were benefited in different ways such as…
Lha’s Mexican student group visit
A group of 13 students and 2 teachers from Tec de Monterry University, Mexico lead by their group leader Naidel and Lillian, visited Lha as a part of Lha Culture Exchange Programme.
This is the third time that Lha have worked in partnership with this university for the exchange programme. The group arrived in Mcleod Ganj on 11th December and was received and introduced to the organization.
During their time in Dharamshala, the Mexican students participated in various programs and contributed by…
2014 Survey Report on Lha Soup Kitchen
Since it opened in July 2011, Lha Community Soup Kitchen has served low-cost, nutritious meals to approximately 250 people from McLeod Ganj's Tibetan refugee community. Lunches are served to between 50 and 55 people Monday through Friday. Most users (85%) report that they usually come to five meals per week, showing a consistent need for this service. A majority (89%) pays 15 rupees for lunch, while 11% do not pay. Users choose whether to pay or not, based on their ability.
In June 2013, a…