TRAS Scholarship Fund 2018-2019 Annual Report

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We are very pleased to report that the TRAS Scholarship Fund (TSF) is thriving and has indeed surpassed our expectations. We have 3 partners that we are continuing to work with. This year we have expanded the program and initiated a new contract with all three NGO’s. Munsel-ling School Our oldest partner, Munsel-ling School in […]

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Fall Newsletter is here!

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Our Fall Newsletter is now up! Read about climate change in the Himalayas, midwife training program, AGM summary and more here: 

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Join us for the 57th Annual AGM – Wed Sept 18!

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Join us for the 57th Annual AGM – Wed Sept 18! RSVP by phone: 604-224-5133 or email: info@tras.ca

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Tibet Fest August 2019

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Join us for Tibet Fest on Sat Aug 17 at VanDusen Botanical Garden!

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June 2: CTC event for World Environment Day

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The Canada Tibet Committee is hosting a dinner and public talk by Michael Buckley, author of Meltdown in Tibet. World Environment Day: WHY TIBET MATTERS Environment, climate change, and geopolitical context in Tibet Sunday June 2 – 6pm to 9pm Dinner, music, and discussion at Bombay Kitchen and Bar (1018 Commercial Drive, Vancouver) Public Talk […]

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Marion Tipple on her first visit to Spiti

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Until 1993, Spiti was totally isolated. A high altitude desert valley lying on the border of India and Tibet, it was hidden behind the “Inner Line”, a no-man’s land between the super powers where only Indian Border Police were allowed. The valley was populated by eight small villages and several Buddhist Monasteries, as it once […]

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Munsel-ling visit March 2019 by Alastair Foreman

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A year ago I’d never heard of the Spiti Valley in northern India.   For the similarly uninitiated, it is wedged between two major tourist regions: the Garhwal Himalaya to the south and the Ladakh ranges to the north.  Despite being so close to these areas however, Spiti is a really difficult place to get to.  […]

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Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration fundraiser

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(By Russil) On Saturday April 6 I attended the Rhythms of India gala fundraiser, in support of the Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration. Two Worlds, led by Dr. Simon Sutcliffe, works with doctors and nurses in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka to provide palliative care and pain management for patients with cancer, including children. In […]

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Spring Newsletter!

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Our Spring Newsletter is now available! Read about Lama Tashi’s receipt of India’s National Children Welfare Award, an update on Munsel-Ling School,

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2018 Financial Statement

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Please select the link below to view our 2018 Financial Statement: FS18 – Trans Himalayan Aid Society

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Voice of Children Library Maintenance Project

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Library Maintenance Project: Libraries have been opened in 20 villages bringing books, periodicals and newspapers to villagers for the first time. Children and youth are making good use of these, many adults are showing a keen interest in learning to read, and the libraries are becoming a hub for village meetings and discussions. Children’s ‘book […]

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Winter 2018 Newsletter

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(2018/11/22) Our winter newsletter is now available! Click here to read the President’s Appeal, Sponsorship Report, Projects Update, and more.

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Dekyiling Tibetan Settlement

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(2018/10/28) The Dekyiling Tibetan Settlement was founded by the government of India and the Tibetan government in exile to provide homes for Tibetan refugees from Bhutan.  In 1980, the Central Tibetan Relief Committee (CTRC) purchased 33 acres of land on the outskirts of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Soon thereafter, a tent city sponsored by the Swedish Organisation […]

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The Munsel-ling Laundry Project

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(2018/09/30) TRAS is a long-time supporter of the Munsel-ling School in the Spiti Valley, in northern India, since it opened in 1996. This has included desks for classrooms and greenhouses for growing food during the long winters, as well as sponsorships to support the education of individual children, and more recently supporting post-secondary students through the TRAS […]

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Fall 2018 Newsletter

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Our fall newsletter is now available! Click here to read more from the President’s Report, Scholarship Fund Update

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