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A light at the end of the tunnel

Bakhang Nunnery in Sindhupalchowk, near the Tibet border, was home to 212 nuns, ranging in age from 19 to 98. Many of the nuns were Tibetan refugees who escaped to Nepal to study dharma unhindered.

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Mime over matter

AHF's Bruce Moore explores the resiliency of Upper Mustang in the face of a devastating earthquake.

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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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Forecast: 80 degrees and sunny

As a tribute to His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday, AHF started the 80 4 80 program to send 80 Tibetans to earn a college degree. Here are some of their stories.

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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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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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Inside Jawalakhel camp

“This is like the camps we had in the ‘60s and ‘70s after escaping from Tibet into Nepal,” Tseten-la said

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Sambhota Primary School

There are few sure things in life for Tibetans in exile, but for 80 refugee children, Sambhota Primary school is both sanctuary and school.

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