Raj, the chairman of READI, has sent a wonderful report. The young man, Mr. Shiva, who went to Kathmandu for training, learnt well how to make a variety of drinks and to bake many delicious breads and treats.
The Summer 2015 newsletter has been mailed out to TRAS members.
All TRAS partners and the children and families whom our projects support are safe, thank goodness, and damage seems to be minimal. At the same time, many are still sleeping outside, and the worries of the impending monsoon rains are only too real. But just when things seemed to settle down after the April and […]
We are very relieved to report that the staff and children at the Buddha Academy Boarding School are safe. The school is not in session at the moment so the number of children is reduced. It is reported
We are deeply saddened to hear of the devastating earthquake in Nepal and are anxiously awaiting word as to how our partners are affected. We will post updates as we learn more.
What does Nepal’s future look like? Join us for this informative presentation on Nepal – March 25, 2015
Enjoy a home cooked Nepali meal, get together with friends and share a cup of chai, see spectacular images from remote corners of the Himalayas and hear of journeys to sacred places in Nepal, Tibet and India.
The TRAS Directors are pleased to announce the addition of four new projects in India and Nepal. Three of these are
Through the TRAS sponsorship program, you can support the education of a child in the Himalayan region, one of the poorest in the world. Children needing sponsorship may be orphans; or their parents may simply be too poor to send them to school, or even to support them. TRAS began sponsoring children as a means […]
The Winter 2014 newsletter has been mailed out to TRAS members. Winter 2014 A Letter from the President Four New Projects In Memoriam Current TRAS Projects Spotlight on Humla Sponsorship Report
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 […]