Aiming high on the Tibetan plateau

AHF supports Tibetans both at home and in exile

The best backyard in the world

AHF works all across the Himalayas

His Holiness the Dalai Lama

He inspires the work of AHF every day.


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Dog day afternoon

On Kukur Tihar, let sleeping dogs lie—and be festooned with marigold garlands and tika. 

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Junko Tabei, first woman Everester, passes away

Junko Tabei, esteemed mountaineer and the first woman to successfully climb Mt. Everest,‚Äč has passed away at the age of 77.

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Keeping connected in Miao

For years this Tibetan refugee community went without any access to the internet—or even knowing what a computer could be used for. 

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