TRAS has provided the scholarships for nursing students since 1995, helping many young women fulfil their ambition to succeed at a useful career and, at the same time, achieve independence for themselves with the ability to help support their own families.
TRAS provides a school lunch program to ensure children are fed a healthy meal at school instead of walking a long distance home for lunch. Their mothers are also able to spend more time working instead of staying home during the day,
Through the TRAS sponsorship program, you can support the education of a child in the Himalayan region, one of the poorest in the world. TRAS members currently sponsor 200 children in Nepal and northern India.
In the impoverished hill villages above Nainital and Almora, in northern India, two small Indian NGOs work to better the conditions for the children. TRAS is supporting an education and health initiative.
Rural Empowerment and Development Initiatives (READI) Nepal is partnering with TRAS to conduct a project in remote western Nepal to educate 30 of the poorest children, representing the lowest castes and groups in five villages.
Buddha Academy Boarding School offers vocational training programs in tailoring, carpentry and electrical work to high-school students, fully funded by TRAS.