Tibetan Homes Foundation (THF) is a registered charity established by His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso the 14th Dalai Lama soon after his escape from Tibet in 1959. The Foundation was started in 1962 and is based in Mussoorie, India, a popular hill station in the lower Himalayas, where His Holiness the Dalai Lama first established the Tibetan Government-in-Eexile before shifting to Dharamsala. THF has created a HOME AWAY FROM HOME for the Tibetan refugee children in exile, with a Tibetan up-bringing and modern education. To achieve its objectives, THF runs family homes, schools, a vocational training centre, dispensary and senior citizen homes. Presently THF has 2,479 children and more than 250 elderly under its care. The THF appeals to all supporters and sponsors to provide financial assistance to their children.
Date of Birth: October 11, 2009
Admission no: 8878
Karma Woeser is a very friendly boy who loves to make friends. He is the youngest child in the family. He has an elder brother who is studying in our branch school at Rajpur. He loves to play games and watch cartoon show during his weekend holiday.
His father runs a petty business and mother is a housewife. The only source of income that his father earns is not sufficient to support his family. Please support Karma towards his education.
Date of Birth: July 4, 2010
Admission No: 8491
Tenzin Kyizom is a very sweet girl. She is the eldest child in the family. She has a younger brother studying in Montessori at same school. She loves to play games and read books with pictures.Her father is a cook and mother is a Nurse at Central School for Tibetan, Mussoorie. The main source of family income is the salary of both parents. It was quite difficult for them to up bring and educate her while working whole day.
Tsering Norzom Sponsored
Date of Birth: September 29, 2003
Code #: 8514
Tsering’s from a very poor remote place from Miao in Arunachal Pradesh, India. She has one elder sister and one 4 years old younger brother. Her parents are farmer. Tsering was sent by her parents to study at Tibetan Homes Foundation, very far from her village. She is staying along other 23 children in Home GM-7. All of the children are taken great care by their foster mother and father. Tsering’s friendly and enjoy playing with her friends.
Date of Birth: August 21, 2008
Tenzin’s very sweet girl who loves to make friends. She’s from Nainital, Himachal Pradesh. She is the eldest child in the family, she has a one younger brother 5 years old and a grandmother who is 61 years old. She loves to play games and read books with pictures. Her father passed away when she was young and mother is taking care of the family by running a petty business. It was quite difficult for her mother to up bring and educate Tenzin Tselha in such low income while having to take care of her brother and grandmother. Please support Tenzin to complete her education.
Date of Birth: December 31, 2009
Admission no: 9005
Samten Lhadon is a very sweet girl who loves to make friends. She is the youngest child in the family of 5 members. She has an elder brother studying with her in our Rajpur branch school. She has a grandmother who is 61 years old. She loves to play games and read books with pictures. Her father is an Ex-army servicemen having served in the Indian Army and mother is a housewife. The father sells sweater during winter which is a 3 month winter business. The main source of family income is the money earned from winter business on which they try to manage their whole year expenses.
Date of Birth: November 15, 2003
Admission No: 8523
Tenzin’s from Tibetan Settlement in Miao, Arunachal Pradesh, the most remote state, located in North East of India. His father does seasonal temporary shop and mother a housewife. Tenzin lives with another 23 children in the same home. He likes to play football and watch TV.
Date of Birth: March, 17, 2010
Admission No: 8877
Tenzin’s from Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. He is the youngest child in the family. He has 2 elder sisters studying in Tibetan Homes School with him. He has a grandmother who is 71 years old. He loves to watch cartoon show and read books with pictures. His father passed away when he was a very young and mother is the sole earner for the family. The mother does petty business to take care of the family. Due to financial problem, it was very difficult for his mother to up bring and educate him.
Tashi Tsering, student Admission#8501
Date of Birth: March 5, 2003
Tashi’s father passed away. He is from very remote area of Miao, Arunachal Pradesh, INDIA India. His mother is a farmer, he has one elder brother, the income that his mother earns from farming is not sufficient to provide care for her children. Tashi has never been to school. Through the recommendation from the Welfare office in their village, he got an admission at school and studying in a special class. He is very smart and enjoys playing football with his friends.