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Happy Year of the Fire Rooster!

Today marks the beginning of Losar, the Tibetan Year 2144 of the Fire Rooster. The elders, students and teachers you help support share their gratitude and good wishes for the new year in these beautiful Losar cards.

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Holiday cheer from the Himalaya!

We got a batch of holiday cards from some of the Tibetan schools we support, and they're too good not to share.

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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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Doctor's orders? See a doctor!

Many Tibetans in Tashiling Settlement used to wait to see a doctor until their illnesses became severe—or until it was too late.

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New foundation, old souls

AHF supports an elders’ home near Swayambhunath, where 50 destitute Tibetan refugees are cared for by a dedicated staff and volunteers from the Tibetan Women’s Association.

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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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Hearts of valor, hearts of gold: The Lodrik Tibetan settlements

The Tibetan settlements of Jampaling and Paljorling were established in the 1970s to resettle the Khampa guerillas who were disbanded after waging a 14-year resistance against the occupation of their homeland.

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In photos: The faces of Pokhara's Tibetan community

People are at the heart of our work. And we're lucky to have photographers who have captured the Tibetans of Pokhara, Nepal beautifully.

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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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