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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Free Clothes For All

On June 4, 2016, Lha organised a charity clothes giveaway in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala where around 28,000 new or old clothing items were distributed completely free of charge.

Approximately 300 local Tibetans and Indians came to the event and everybody was allowed to take up to seven pieces. There was something there for everyone with clothing items including men's and women's summer and winter wear, shoes, bags, sleeping-bags, shawls, and children's clothes and toys.

Our primary aim was to help…


Free Tibet – Learn Tibetan at Lha

Lobsang Damchoe has been teaching Tibetan at LHA for just under a year and his class has been a huge success.

About 10 Tibetans attend religiously every day, others appearing when they have the time. It is not a young class; the average pupil-age is 40 but people are determined to fit the lesson in around family and work commitments.

Though most speak the language perfectly, a lack of formal education has left them with poor reading and writing skills. Dhondup Namgyal is 64 and arrived in India…


Spreading the Word in North America

Lha’s Director Ngawang Rabgyal has spent a month in the United States and Mexico where he made many new contacts as well as renewing old friendships.

He met and paid tribute to the many organisations who work in partnership with Lha, supporting Lha’s work and becoming involved in promoting Tibetan issues. “The Tibetan exile community is indebted to the support of the many American people who devote their time, effort and monetary aid to Tibetans" said Ngawang, "Support from so many organisations…


Strengthening Tibetan Civil Society

Two of Lha Charitable Trust's staff, Mr Lobsang Rabsel, Deputy Director and Miss Dorji Kyi, Programme Manager, attended a three-day conference Strengthening Tibetan Civil Society at Tarabling, Dehradun from April 7-9.

The conference was co-hosted by SOIR-IM, The Tibet Fund and the Tibet Relief Fund. Around 35 representatives from 20 different Tibetan civil society organisations (CSO) and non-government organisations (NGO) gathered for the conference.

"This conference might be the first and the…


World Storytelling Day

World Storytelling Day is a global celebration of the art of oral storytelling. It is celebrated every year on the spring equinox in the northern hemisphere, the first day of the autumn equinox in the southern.

On World Storytelling Day, as many people as possible tell and listen to stories in as many languages and at as many places as possible, during the same day and night.

Seeing storytelling as one of the best means to promote early childhood literacy, World Storytelling Day (WSD) organised…


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