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 Program

Under the Cultural Exchange progamme, Lha hosted this year’s first student group from Rustic Pathways. Eleven students visitedfrom the Lycée Français de San Francisco, a bilingual French school. During their three day stay in McLeod Ganj, the students engaged in a mutual learning programme with Lha’s language students. “I got to better understand Tibetan history and their real stories about struggles in Tibet. It was a great experience for me to teach and learn at…


Community Clean up

Another mass clean-up took place in Mcleod Ganj on April 15, organised by Lha as part of our Environmental Protection and Awarness project. There were more than 90 participants including Lha staff members, students and volunteers. The clean-up started from the main square in Mcleod Ganj leading to Potala road and the areas surrounding the Kora – the circumambulation road which takes pilgrims, devotees, locals and tourists alike around HH the Dalai Lama’s residence and the Temple…


 2016 Medical, Dental and Eye Care Programs

Once again, Lha Charitable Trust teamed up with Louisiana Himalaya Association for the 2017 medical, dental and eye care programs. This summer Dr. Suchin Shukla, our Medical Programs advisor, and 13 Louisiana State University Med Students, came to India to volunteer. For three weeks they did medical, dental, and eye assessments for 365 monks, nuns and Tibetan elders. 77% of those assessed needed glasses, dental work and/or medical care, a much greater number than we had expected. This discovery…


Lha's News In The Month of November

This year, Lha’s Medical Assistance Programme supported 60 people who were referred to local doctors for various medical problems. They received free medical checkups and treatments.

Under the Clear Vision Eye Care Programme 124 people received eye checkups. This led to 17 people receiving medicine for their eye conditions, and 102 people received free eye glasses. And our Tibetan Smiles Dental Programme provided free dental care for 118 people.

This month Lha hosted a group of students…


Environmental Care Award for Lha

Lha was awarded the first Environmental Care Award by the Tibetan Settlement Office (TSO) for Dharamshala at their inaugural local leaders meeting on November. 25.

TSO Awards were presented to various organisations to honour outstanding service for the Tibetan community, dedication to the Tibetan cause and for social services.

The awards were presented by the chief guest at the event, Kalon Ngodup Tsering, the Education Minister for the Tibetan Government-in-Exile, representing Sikyong…


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  • About Lha

    Lha Charitable Trust is a grass-roots, 12AA & 80G non-profit and one of the largest Tibetan social...

  • Lha Advisory Board

    Jampa Tseri ng Jampa Tsering was the Founder of Lha Charitable Trust. He also co-founded LHA...

  • Lha History

    Since 1959, Tibetans living in Tibet have been subject to the strict and repressive policies of...

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    STATEMENT Lha is a resource of education and knowledge that provides meaningful, multi-leveled...

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    Louisiana Himalaya association Inc. (LHA) The Louisiana Himalaya Association Inc. (LHA) is a...

  • Lha's Trust & Staff Member

       Trust Chairman & Executive Director Mr. Ngawang Rabgyal was born in 1977. As a boy he studied...

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