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Posts by Topic: Livelihood & Opportunity

Keeping connected in Miao

Tibetans in the settlement of Miao went for years without any access to the internet—or even knowing what a computer could be used for.

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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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What's cooking in Kahule?

Maina Lama is breaking the mold for women in rural Nepal. She runs a small café in Kahule serving up veggies she grew herself, with help from an AHF-supported women's co-op.

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Big improvements at Sambhota Tibetan School

High in the hills outside of Darjeeling, life just got a little easier for the refugee kids at Sambhota Tibetan School.

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Syabru: rebuilding a village

The two earthquakes of April 25 and May 12 last year brought down every home in the settlement of Syrabru. Thankfully, new earthquake-resistant homes are beginning to come up, one by one.

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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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And the winners are...

After the earthquakes and the ongoing fuel crisis, it was heartening to see the students come back and compete. The children marched with respect and strength and showed us that the school is back and standing tall.

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Seeds of change

Prem and Urmila had a small parcel of land, three children, and a huge pile of debt until they joined Community Action for Development (CHAD), an organization in Dolakha funded by AHF to help farmers improve their lives through agriculture and animal husbandry.

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Need a good cappuccino in Namche?

Nyima Tshering Sherpa can help you. Just step up to the bar at his Café 8848. Like something to read while you sip? No worries, he has a good selection in the Everest Book Store nearby.

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