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What’s cooking in Samdo? Safer stoves for a Tibetan village

Nyima braved the snowy passes of Nubri on horseback to meet me in Kathmandu, all to bring smoke-free stoves to his mountain village.

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Eye camps bring life into focus for Tibetans

Getting by in the world is difficult enough for stateless Tibetans. And if you can’t even see the world? AHF has launched a new eye health campaign for Tibetan refugees in Kathmandu.

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For Tibetans, 'tis the season for sweaters

While spending some time in South India with his family this month, Tibetan Field Director Tsedo couldn’t help but do some field work and visit the Tibetan communities there.

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Higher education for Tibetans: A journey of hope

Sonam Yangchen is one of our newest scholars, from the 80 4 80 fund we started to make the dream of a college education possible for more young Tibetan refugees.

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Nun too soon

The nuns of Keydong have survived an occupation, a landslide, and now an earthquake.

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No school in Syabru

The Tibetan settlement of Syabrubesi, gateway of the famous Langtang trek, has been pummeled by earthquakes and landslides. Relocating may be the only hope for students there to continue their studies.

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Emergency Tibetan medical camps

Despite injuries and ailments, the mood was heartfelt at the emergency medical camp we held for the Tibetan community in Boudha.

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Langtang

Tsedo met with Ugen Tsering from Langtang village, and finally got some information on the families in the Langtang region after the quake.

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Bigu Nunnery

In the year of the great earthquake of Nepal in 1934, a Drukpa Lama from Bhutan built the Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery so that women could also learn and find inspiration. 81 years later, another earthquake has demolished the nunnery.

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Holding out hope

Mo Dachung and Po Wangyal are even more vulnerable after the earthquake, with no children or any family help.

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