Lha depends on the goodwill of volunteers and monetary and material donations for it to provide essential rehabilitation resources to the exiled Tibetan community. Lha is a non-profit organization dependent on monetary contributions from philanthropic corporations and generous individuals. In India, even a little goes a long way, and a lot goes very far!

Account Name: Lha Charitable Trust
Account Number: 2517000101008335
Bank Name: The Punjab National Bank
Branch: Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala, H.P

Payable to: Lha Charitable Trust
Lha Office Temple Road, Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala, 176219
Distt Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

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Cultural Exchange Group from Centenary College

Centenary college 1Lha hosted a student group from Centenary College, New Orleans in the United States, this month on the Lha Cultural Exchange Programme.

The group, consisting of nine students and their professor Dr David Otto reached Dharamshala on May 9. The group was here to explore the Tibetan refugee community and to learn more about Tibetan culture, Buddhism and the Tibet issue.

Centenary college 2During their stay in Dharamshala the group, led by group leader Michael Smith, took part in different activities including the mutual learning programme and talks on Tibetan traditional medicine.

Centenary college 3After their arrival, the students were introduced to Lha's students and met their Tibetan mutual learning partners. Every day, the partners spent around three hours together, discussing topics of interest and sharing information about each other and their cultures.

On May 26, the final day of the Centenary students' stay, a farewell gathering was organised at Lha's Ahimsa House where they had been staying, and they were joined by their Tibetan mutual learning partners.

Centenary college 4Lha would like to thank the students for vising the Tibetan community here in Dharamshala, and to wish you all the very best for the future.

To know more about the Cultural Exchange Programme, please visit http://www.lhasocialwork.org/cultural-exchange.html

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Reports 2015


The Annual Report, written by Lha’s Director, Ngawang Rabgyal, sets out the aims of the organization, the year’s developments and the latest financial position. It also illustrates the diversity of the social programs provided, and the numbers of students and beneficiaries who have benefited from these services. These achievements could not have been reached without the generosity of the volunteers and the dedication of the students and Lha’s employees.