There are Tibetan settlements, which are remote and far flung from the mainstream Tibetan community. Many Tibetans have also resettled to small towns as they provided better opportunity for their livelihood. Children of such parents were deprived of school to learn Tibetan language and familiarize themselves with Tibetan culture. Tibetan local bodies, in such places, have started schools on their own initiative. However, they failed to maintain the initial zeal and tempo to run and manage them. The schools were handed over to the Department of Education for their sustenance and management. Over the years, the number of such schools, which were directly managed by the DOE. The DOE is the apex body which has the mandate to give guidance and oversee the education of the entire Tibetan community in exile. On 16th June, 1999, the Head office of the SAMBHOTA TIBETAN SCHOOLS SOCIETY was formally established to provide education, facility, administrative guidance etc. to the schools which were then incorporated as member schools. Today there are 12 schools in different places in India under the organization.
Tenzin Dhonyoe, WL# 03
Date of Birth: March 8, 2011
Tenzin’s from Tibetan Settlement in Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh, the most remote state, located in North East of India. His mother has a meager salary working in a office on daily wages. Whereas, his father has no fixed job. He does every petty work that is available in the locality.
Tenzin Gelek, WL# 04
Date of Birth: January 25, 2011
Tenzin‘s father sells sweater during winter in remote places in India. The Business last for 4 months in a calendar year. Due to global warming it’s hard to sell sweaters. Tenzin has one elder brother and one elder sister.
From Remote part of Tibetan Settlement, Odisha in Eastern Indian State. Studying in grade II. Tenzin has 5 siblings brothers and sister. Whole year expenses are completely depended on mother winter’s business and father’s random job – as driver of other person’s vehicle. Knowing the present condition of family some relatives are helping them to buy school dress and sometimes take care of them. Any help to this child will definitely make huge difference in his life.
Tenzin Kalden, WL#104
Date of Birth: April 9, 2002
Tenzin was born in Mainpat, Tibetan Settlement in South India. He has two elder sisters and one brother. His father works as a cook in his school and his mother is a housewife. The income that his father earns is very difficult to support their children. Tenzin is very bright student. He is studying in Grade VI. Your generosity and support for Tenzin’s education is highly needed.
Tenzin Kunsang, WL#06
Date of Birth: April 8, 2011
Tenzin Kunsang is a very cute boy. His father is in the army and he is the only earning member of the family. Tenzin’s mother is a housewife. Tenzin has an elder brother and a sister. They are struggling to make the two ends meet.
Date of Birth: 06/29/2011
Student Adm: 2018/9
School: STS Mahendragarh
Tenzin’s from called Phustokling in Odisha. She reads in class II. She is fond of dancing so she actively takes part in school activities. She has one brother. Her father’s health condition is not well to run the home and mother gets some help from neighbor when she helps them in their domestic chores. Whole family is depended on 3 months’ winter business. and it would be fine for them if that business works if anyone has interested to help them. Your generosity and support for her education is highly needed.
Tseing student of class IV. She has more childish behavior than any others of same age and often get distracted or living in her imaginary world. Her father drives a second-handed car to have some amount of help to run the home but we all know the job is not that stable as everything is depended on passengers. Dolma’s father is a patient of hepatitis. Her mother’s illiteracy and ability couldn’t make any difference. Your kind gesture to Tsering Dolma would bring inconvincible relief to equalize with other child.