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There is not a single house in the village that did not suffer damage during the earthquake of April 2015. Almost into a year now since the disaster, all the households are living in makeshift shelters that have been created from salvaged materials. The makeshift toilets have been a serious concern to them.
Nepali women living in the village of Sangam in Udayapur District, eastern Nepal, are poor and their children go hungry. They have never had a chance to find work. But thanks to a pilot computer course at their local library, 15 women are now computer literate and 3 already have good jobs. Who knew one […]
In the bitter cold of a Spiti winter, in the foothills of the Himalaya, the children are sitting in school all day on the floor. It is difficult to focus on learning when it is cold and uncomfortable. With your help, the children can have desks. Just $32 will purchase a solidly built desk with […]
Click here to read the Project Completion Report from November 2016. Can a child learn well when she has lice, anemia and diarrhea? She needs a better diet, including lots of fresh green veggies – but how to get them in the arid desert-like conditions of the remote Spiti Valley? And if her school does manage […]
At the end of a risky flight or a 10-day hike in, what better than a cup of real coffee in a clean cup! TRAS is ‘breaking new ground’ with this exciting project. READI Nepal is a small local non-governmental organization (NGO) in Humla, the far northwest corner of Nepal’s mountains. It is committed to […]
In the remote villages of the Tuting region of Arunachal Pradesh, Tibetan women are desperate to learn to read and write. There are no electricity, no internet and no phones in their villages. So the only way to keep in touch with their children 3,000 kilometres away in Tibetan schools in Dharamsala and Chauntra, is […]
The publication of Tibetan classical literature in a simplified format and written in the simpler Tibetan script (called umed) will help and encourage Tibetan children to improve their reading skills and learn more about their Buddhist culture.
Buddha Academy Boarding School offers vocational training programs in tailoring, carpentry and electrical work to high-school students, fully funded by TRAS.
To date, TRAS donors have supported the education and training of 13 student nurses in India and Nepal and have taken on 5 new students for a three-year training program.