Archive for 'Archived Projects'

Support Reconstruction of 200 toilets in Dolakha, Nepal

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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.

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Sangam Community Library ‘Women Computer Literacy’ Project

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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 […]

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Munsel-ling School Classroom Furniture Project

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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 […]

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Munsel-ling School Agricultural Compound Project

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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 […]

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READI Nepal’s ‘Humla Delights Cafe’ Project

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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 […]

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Tuting Adult Literacy Project

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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 […]

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Sikkim Nutrition Program

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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,

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Sambhota Schools Publishing Project, Dharamsala, India

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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.

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Buddha Academy Boarding School Vocational Training and Infirmary Maintenance Programs

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Buddha Academy Boarding School offers vocational training programs in tailoring, carpentry and electrical work to high-school students, fully funded by TRAS.

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Little Flowers Crèche, Dharamsala, India

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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).

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Dekyiling Tibetan Handicraft Centre Crèche

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While their parents work, babies, toddlers and young children are well cared for in the Dekyiling Tibetan Handicraft Centre Crèche, fully funded by TRAS.

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A dose of care in Dharamsala, India (CTA Nurses Training)

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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.

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