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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Important Resources

We have published a range of resources for you to check our credentials and to provide comprehensive information about our organisation. Specifically, our pamphlets set out our mission statement, vision, purpose, objectives and a brief explanation of our programs. If you are interested in volunteering with Lha, Volunteer Handbook will provide you with all the information you need to understand the community we serve, how the organisation is run and the procedures to which we adhere to. The PowerPoint Presentation is a user-friendly version of our brochures. It contains information about each of our community services and programs for foreign visitors, along with photos and facts. You can also find reports of evaluation of Lha’s Cultural Exchange program and Skill Building programs.

Lha's Brochure (long)

This brochure is a resource of all essential facts about our organization. Within it, you will find detail information about Lha's background, our objectives and mission, volunteer opportunities and services, how donations are used and information about the various projects and initiations undertaken by Lha. It also includes some testimonials from our students, volunteers and Cultural Exchange Programme participants. To know more, click here. 

Lha's Brochure (short)

This pamphlet is a good source of quick and easy to understand information about our organization. It provides information about the various services Lha provides to the Tibetan community, the local Indian community, people from the Himalayan region, and to foreign visitors and volunteers as well. It briefly explains the impact of Lha's work in the last 10 years. For more information, see the brochure.

Lha Cultural Exchange Programme Brochure

Lha Cultural Exchange Programme allows visiting foreign groups to interact with our students, to explore and learn more about the Tibetan culture, tradition, Tibetan community in exile, Tibetan medicine and Buddhism. Lha arranges different activities and talks for the groups. If you are interested in this programme, this brochure contains a gist of everything related to the programme. From the basic introduction, to what this programme is, this short brochure will give you a brief insight, including feedback from our former participants. More information here.

Lha Tibet Fair Trade Brochure

Lha Tibet Fair Trade (LTFT) acts as a certified cooperative, offering a wide range of handmade Tibetan craftworks – from handloom textiles to jewelry, home décor and personal accessories to Tibetan art. LTFT is a licensed import, export, and wholesale company to support Tibetan artisans while seeking to make Lha more sustainable and self-sufficient. Read the full brochure.

Lha's Volunteer Handbook

If you are interested in volunteering with Lha, this handbook will provide you with all the information you need to understand the community we serve and how the organization is run. There is information about our mission, purpose, visions and different volunteer opportunities. To know more, click here.

Lha's Powerpoint Presentation

For a quick glimpse at the wide variety of social services Lha provides to the Dharamsala community, as well as our programs for international visitors and volunteers, please take a look at our powerpoint presentation. This document can also be a useful tool for fundraising or raising awareness about Lha in your own community, if you want to stay involved with Lha after you return home, this powerpoint presentation will be helpful. Read more.

Resource Guide

To help orient you to the range of community resources available in Dharamsala, including health services, language schools, Tibetan educational centers, cultural institutions, political organizations, and monastic centers, we’ve created this comprehensive resource guide. It provides a brief description, as well as contact information for each organizations and varius charities in the town. Read more.

 Lha Skill Building Program Evaluation Report 2015

Professional project evaluators, Mike Crooke and Marion Brown from Australia have independently undertaken an evaluation of the Lha skill building programs. Findings of the evaluation showed that the current structure of the Lha skill building program was on the whole, effective and relevant to the needs of the students. Their report also came up with suggestions for further development like arranging conversation classes for all the languages. Lha skill building program includes language classes of English, French, German, Chinese, Tibetan, IT classes and vocational training in yoga, massage and photography. To read full report.

 Lha Cultural Exchange Program Evaluation Report April 2015

Professional project evaluators Mike Crooke and Marion Brown from Australia have independently undertaken an evaluation of the Lha cultural exchange program. Their evaluation report confirmed that including those who have some criticisms, Lha is doing a very good job in planning, managing and implementing the Cultural Exchange Programs. They have also suggested having a simple contract/agreement that spells out the roles, responsibilities and expectations of both Lha and the visiting institutions. To read full report

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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.