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 250 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.
Little Flowers Crèche cares for the babies and toddlers of Tibetan government employees in Dharamsala.
Around 40 children are cared for by three ayas (care givers).