SERAMEY THOESAM SCHOOL

monastery-imageSeramey Thoesam School was founded in 1976 under the guidance of the re-established Sera-Mey Monastery. The school provides full-time, free education for children from destitute families, orphans and newly arrived refugees from Tibet. In the early days the small group of pupils took their lessons outside under the shade of the trees. There are now more than 300 pupils, aged from 5 to 17 years, who receive a modern education using Tibetan language in addition to Hindi, to prepare them for life as a layperson or as a fully ordained monk. The school receives no government funding and struggles to provide even the basic essentials for the boys. The aim or purpose of its establishment is to educate our young novice with the facilities of modern education. We specially care those who came from Tibet for monastic education and destitute who lives in this monastery. We appeal for your help anyway you can. 

Ngawang Jampa, Adm#1032

Ngawang was born in Shillong, India.  He has one sister. His father works as gatekeeper of a school which is why his sister got admitted.  After their father retired from work, due to financial difficulties his sister has to leave school to take care of the family.  Ngawang got admitted in School in March 2011. 

Gelek Kalsang, Adm#1035

Gelek was born in Lithang, Tibet. His parents are farmers, who works in other people’s fields. Gelek was admitted in March 2011.

Lobsang Samphel, Adm #1039

Lobsang is the youngest son; he has two brothers who are monks and one sister His parents are from the remote area of Tawang, India. His father sometimes gets a job of growing crops. Lobsang mother does household works.  The income that his father earns is the only source of income for his family. Providing education to the children is not at all possible. Lobsang was admitted in January 2011.

Lobsang Gyalsten, Adm#1042

Lobsang was born in Sikkim.  His mother left her family when he was very young.  He and his younger brother were raised by his father. His father tried his best by doing labor at the construction site and agricultural work.  The income that his father earns is not sufficient for him to take care of his children.   Lobsang got admitted in the monastery on March 2011.

Lobsang Tenzin, Adm#1046

Lobsang was born to a poor family in very remote village Tawang in north eastern India.  He has two brothers and one sister. His parents are uneducated. His father used to work to grow crops and also works at the construction sites.  He left his job due to his poor health condition.  His mother cleans the house of other peoples. The income that his mother earns is not sufficient to feed her family.  Lobsang was brought at the monastery on January 2011.  Presently he is studying in Lower Kindergarten.

Lobsang Choekyong, Adm#1047

Lobsang was born and brought up in a poor remote place in Tawang in north eastern India.  He has one younger sister and one elder brother. His parents earn their living by dong labor works for other family getting paid daily. Lobsang was admitted in January 2011.

Lobsang Wangchuk, Adm#1048

Lobsang was born and brought up in a poor remote place in Tawang.  He has two brothers and one sister. His father is a teacher. His mother stays home to take care of her family and also does all the household works. The income that his father earns is not sufficient for him to take care of his children.   Lobsang got admitted in the monastery on March 2011

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