COVID-19 Pandemic

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We at TRAS are thinking of you all as the Covid-19 virus circles the world and affects all of us. We sincerely hope you and your loved ones are able to stay healthy and safe.   Warmest regards,TRAS Board of Directors and staff 

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POSTPONED due to COVID-19 outbreak —– The Tibetan Nuns Project: Thirty Years of NGO work in Dharmsala, India

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Dr Elizabeth Napper TRAS is delighted to invite you to a talk by Dr. Elizabeth Napper, a longtime friend of TRAS.  Dr. Elizabeth Napper is Co-Director of the Tibetan Nuns Project, an NGO that has been working in India since 1987 with nunneries representing all the main Tibetan Buddhist traditions helping them to develop educational […]

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TRAS Dinner event – Gurkha Himalayan Kitchen

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 Join TRAS directors and friends for a fun-filled evening of conversation and great food. At the Gurkha Himalayan Kitchen – Wednesday February 26, 2020 1141 Davie Street, next to Shoppers Drug Mart 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:15) Tickets – $35.00 purchase on-line, by phone 604-224-5133 or by e-mail info@tras.ca SPACE is LIMITED – BOOK […]

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Rinchen Zangpo Society Newsletter Winter 2019/20

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Dear TRAS members, The Rinchen Zangpo Society has just published its winter newsletter for 2019/20, where you can read about Spiti Valley news and updates on the Munsel-ling School. Please visit the Rinchen Zangpo Society website www.rinchenzangpo.org or click here to be taken directly to their newsletter.

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Giving Tuesday Dec 3, 2019

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On December 3 – Giving Tuesday – give the gift of life by donating to midwifery training in Nepal and helping to increase the chances of babies in remote rural regions living and thriving. A generous TRAS donor will match all donations received on this one day, so your gift will go twice as far. […]

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Our Winter Newsletter is now up!

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Read about Sponsorship, Scholarship, schools, hostels, health care and more here

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READI Nepal Half Yearly Report, November 2019

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READI Nepal Education Project Summary With generous support from TRAS, READI continued to implement the education project during the reporting period. Every effort was made to make it participatory and sustainable. All 20 children were supported with quality education and residential support services. The10 reintegrated children were also monitored and provided support on an in-need […]

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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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