Tenzin Jamphel – Tenzin is 15 years old and from Mundgod, India, where he lives with his mother and three siblings. He is a very helpful son and can often be found assisting his mother with household chores. Tenzin’s mother, Tsering earns an inconsistent income selling traditional Tibetan teas roadside. The money she makes is nowhere near enough to cover Tenzin’s educational costs let alone look after three young children. Please sponsor Tenzin today to secure him a brighter future.
Kunga Shunu – Kunga is 14 years old. He is often found with his friends playing basketball and volleyball, or spending time with his older sister. Kunga’s father is a retired serviceman and his mother works in a beauty parlour, their combined earnings make for a very small income. His parents hope Kunga obtains sponsorship so he can continue to receive the education he deserves. Please sponsor Kunga today.
Tenzin Namdak – Tenzin is 3 years old and due to start school in April 2021. Tenzin’s father ran a small stall selling laping (a cold mung bean Tibetan noodle dish) but due to a lack of income he was forced to close it. Tenzin’s mother weaves pangchens (traditional Tibetan aprons) but it’s not enough to support Tenzin through his education. Tenzin is very close to his mother, who wants nothing more than to see her son succeed, like any other parent. Please sponsor Tenzin today and help secure him a brighter future.
Ngawang Losel – Ngawang is 15 years old. He is a bright teenager who looks up to his mother, Sherab. Alongside helping her with household chores, Ngawang works hard to achieve good grades, wanting to make his mother proud. Although his mother works as a teacher she does not earn enough money to afford Ngawang’s education. By sponsoring Ngawang you will provide this very able young man with the chance of a better life. Please give Ngawang the gift of sponsorship today.
Kunga Choemphel – Kunga is 7 years old. Like many Tibetans, Kunga’s parents are both farmers, working long hours in often unpredictable weather conditions. Kunga’s family wish for Kunga to become a monk as the monastery will provide a safe and nurturing place for Kunga to grow, develop and master the art of Tibetan Buddhism. By sponsoring Kunga you are ensuring that he can pursue his education unhindered by financial restraints. Please sponsor Kunga today.
Mrs Tashi Yangkyi – Mrs Yangkyi is 75 years old. After being forced to leave Tibet in 1959, Mrs Yangkyi sought refuge in India. She settled in Dharamsala and worked at a handicraft centre where she met and fell in love with her husband, whom she shares three children with. In later life Mrs Yangkyi and her husband worked as foster parents, supporting many Tibetan children in their community. She now lives at a care home along with her husband and requires support to look after her medical needs. Please sponsor Mrs Yangkyi today.
Mr Kalsang Amdo – At the age of just 9 years old Mr Amdo fled Tibet, leaving many of his friends and family behind. He joined the Indian army in 1971, where he served for fourteen years. After leaving the army he worked in various Tibetan restaurants. Now 70 Mr Amdo lives at a care home in Rajpur and needs support to help with his medical needs. Please sponsor Mr Amdo today and enable him to have the quality of life he so rightfully deserves.
Mr Gyalpo – Mr Gyalpo is 88 years old. He was born in Tibet in 1932 but fled to India in 1959 to escape the Chinese occupation of his homeland. He later joined the army and served for twenty years before being discharged on medical grounds. Mr Gyalpo then fostered many Tibetan children who had become separated from their families, but after his wife passed, he found himself struggling to cope. He now suffers from mental health issues. By sponsoring Mr Gyalpo you will ensure he receives all of the care he requires to live out his days in peace.
Mr Dhoka – Mr Dhoka escaped Tibet in 1959 after the Chinese invasion. Overcoming the odds, Mr Dhoka reached India where he settled in the state of Himachal Pradesh. He worked a handful of odd jobs before relocating to Chakrata, where he joined the local branch’s army. After serving for almost 24 years he retired in 1987. Following his wife’s death, and with no relatives to care for him, Mr Dhoka finds himself alone. Please sponsor Mr Dhoka today, so he never has to worry about food, clothing and medical expenses again.