Winter 2021 Newsletter

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Our Winter 2021 Newsletter is here! President’s MessageRemembering Joan FordTRAS scholarship fund 2021Voice of Children Project UpdateAnd more!

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Munse-ling School Flush Toilets

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2020-2021 Project # 329 TRAS is a long-time supporter of the Munsel-ling School in the Spiti Valley, in northern India, since it opened in 1996. In 2018 the School constructed 12 dry toilets with urinals for the boys. The toilets were very useful during the winter but during the summer they created a dreadful smell […]

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Fall 2021 newsletter

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The Fall 2021 newsletter is here! Summary of 59th Annual General MeetingTRAS Scholarship Fund updateSponsorship ReportProject updates:Flush toilets at Munsel-ling SchoolPPE for Tibetan health clinics in NepalRay Yee Memorial FundVoice of Children

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Photos: Ray Yee Memorial Fund pays for sports equipment for several Tibetan high schools in India

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Students and staff are delighted and grateful to have their broken or worn-out sports equipment replaced, thanks to a donation from the Ray Yee Memorial Fund.

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AGM – September 8, 2021

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TRAS held its 59th Annual General Meeting on September 8, 2021 via Zoom. President’s Report for 2020-2021 Project Report Scholarship Report Financial Statements 2022 will be the 60th anniversary of TRAS. For our 50th anniversary, we held a series of events. We are still planning activities for next year, so please stay tuned.

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Munsel-ling School in Spiti Valley

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August 2021 All the children have returned to school and the classes are running smoothly. Click here to read their report.

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama celebrates his 86th birthday

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The Trans-Himalayan Aid Society wishes His Holiness the Dalai Lama a long healthy life as we celebrate his 86th birthday on July 6, 2021 A message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama on his 86th birthday His Holiness the Dalai Lama with the founders of the Trans-Himalayan Aid Society, Dr George and Inge Woodcock

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Voice of Children Education Project

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Mid-year Progress Report Nov 2020 to Apr 2021

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Spring 2021 Newsletter is here!

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Our Spring Newsletter is now here! Read about the impact of COVID-19 on India and Nepal, how rocket-stoves are being used in Munsel-Ling schools, a recent Zoom meeting with the Voice of Children project, and more!

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Photos from the CTA Department of Health

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May 18, 2021 – Photos from the Central Tibetan Association, Department of Health – “pictures of our health workers, hospital administrator and frontline workers in action providing essential services to the Tibetan refugees in India”

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CTA Department of Health Emergency COVID funding for Tibetans in India

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March 2021, Project # 335 Tibetans in India urgently need oxygen and essential medical supplies to treat the growing numbers of COVID-19 patients.  We’ve promised to help!  Photo courtesy of The Tibetan Journal With the help of our donors TRAS sent $10,000 right away to supply the Tibetan hospitals with lifesaving oxygen supplies and to […]

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READI Nepal Report for April 2020 to March 2021

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Read about their challenges, achievements and highlights – April 2020 to March 2021 Visit our website at https://tras.ca/urgent/readi-nepal-2/ to read more about READI Nepal

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An update on how the COVID virus is affecting our partners in India

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The latest news from India regarding the COVID-19 pandemic is devastating, and we have been very concerned about our partners there. After going well beyond their normal work to help the villagers and migrant workers during the first wave, the staff of the Voice of Children project are suffering themselves, but are fortunately on the […]

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Personal Protection Equipment for Tibetan Clinics in Nepal Update

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In December, TRAS responded to a request from the Central Tibetan Administration and Snow Lion Foundation (SLF) to fund PPE supplies for healthcare workers in the 12 clinics in the Tibetan settlements in Nepal. With your generosity, we have sent the first instalment of $7,000 which has been used to purchase much needed supplies including face […]

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2021-2023 Voice of Children Scholarship Awardees

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2021/04/22 2021-2023 Scholarship Awardees through the Voice of Children Siya Siya Bisht belongs to a marginalized family who lives in Khurpatal village and is continuously facing pathetic economic conditions. She has 2 sisters and her father works as a daily laborer who rarely earns enough to fulfil their hunger. Siya is the eldest daughter of […]

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Ray Yee Memorial Fund

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The Ray Yee Memorial Fund was established in March 2021 in memory of our dear friend, Ray Yee (May 16, 1960 – March 15, 2021). Ever since Ray and his wife Janet returned home to Vancouver from their trip to China, Tibet, India and Nepal in the early 1990s, they became great advocates for the […]

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