Heart in Tibet

Your Online Guide to Humanitarian Aid Organizations
working in Tibetan Communities!

Multiple Goals

Act 4 Tibet
The American Himalayan Foundation
ASIA Onlus
The Bridge Fund
Children of Tibet Trust Foundation
DAGYAB
Dilgo Khentse Fellowship - Shechen
DROKPA
Friends of Tibetan Settlements in India
Gaden Relief Projects
Gere Foundation
Healing the Divide
Jinpa
Kailash Zone Charitable Foundation
Karuna -Shechen
Khachodling
Konchok Foundation
Lha Charitable Trust
Louisiana Himalaya Association
Nyema Project
Nying-Jey Projects
Rigdzin Trust
Rigul Trust UK Charity
Rokpa
The Tibet Fund of New York City
The Tibet Humanitarian Project
The Vista Project
Tibet Aid
Tibet Charity
Tibet Culture Trust
Tibet House Trust
Tibet Relief Fund
Tibetan Village Project
Tong-Len
Trace Foundation
Trans Himalayan Aid Society
Yunchen Lhamo Charitable Foundation

Act 4 Tibet is a branch of the Yogi Tsoru Dechen Rinpoche Foundation (YTDR), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping the Tibetan people living in exile.  All donations to Act 4 Tibet go to help Tibetan families and children to receive vaccination, drinking water, food, education, dharma and much more.  YTDR Foundation is a volunteer based organization and a registered 501(c)(3) charitable entity.

Contact Information:

Act 4 Tibet

Media Contact:  Katia Bordy, ACT Project Coordinator

Cell Phone:  (754) 204-6750

Address:  Yogi Tsoru Dechen Rinpoche Foundation, 3239 West Trade Ave., Unit 10, Miami, Florida 33133, U.S.A.

Website:  http://www.act4tibet.com/

E-mail:  omahung2005(at)hotmail.com

The Himalayan Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping the people and ecology of the Himalaya.  What we do is very basic:  build schools, plant trees, train doctors, fund hospitals, take care of children and elderly and restore sacred sites throughout the Himalayas.

Contact Information:

American Himalayan Foundation

Address:  909 Montgomery Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA  94133, U.S.A.

Phone:  (415) 288-7245

Fax:  (415) 434-3130

Website:  http://www.himalayan-foundation.org/

E-mail:  info(at)himalayan-foundation.org  

ASIA is a non-governmental organization which has been working since 1988 to preserve the immense and irreplaceable cultural and traditional heritage of Tibet and The Asian minorities and to promote their sustainable development.  We promote education by constructing schools and training teachers.  We support improvements in health conditions by creating hospitals, clinics and training health workers.  We are active in emergency situations by distributing indispensable articles, rebuilding homes, schools and hospitals.  We promote development of stock-rearing by training veterinary staff to help nomadic populations.  We safeguard cultural patrimonies by restoring historical buildings and sites.  We support traditional Buddhist and Bonpo practice and study colleges and publish and distribute unpublished texts from the Tibetan tradition.

Contact Information:

ASIA ONLUS

Address:  Via San Martino della Battaglia, 31 - 0185, Rome, Italy

Phone:  +0039.0644340034

Website:  www.asia-ngo.org/en

E-mail:  info(at)asia-ngo.org  comunicazione(at)asia-ngo.org

The Bridge Fund, established as a not-for-profit project in July of 1996, promotes sustainable economic development, cultural heritage preservation and environmental conservation on the Tibetan Plateau.  The Bridge Fund emphasizes self-reliance and promotes the development of regionally based, Tibetan-run institutions, organizations and businesses.

Contact Information:

The Bridge Fund

Address:  2018 R Street, NW Floor 3, Washington, D.C. 20009, U.S.A.

Phone:  (202) 986-3507

Fax:  (202) 986-9547

Website:  http://www.bridgefund.org/

E-mail:  info(at)bridgefund.org

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The children of Tibet are our mission.  By helping them, we will help to preserve their heritage and improve the well being of all the people of Tibet.  The Foundation will help the children of Tibet be healthy by supplementing their diets while in school, providing regular clinic services and ensuring adequate clothing and bedding.  We contribute to thier education by providing school supples and equipment, repair school facilities and recognize and reward teaching excellence. Scholarships are provided to deserving students to pursue their education in Tibet and abroad.

Contact Information:

Children of Tibet Trust Foundation
Contact: Achi Tsepal
Contact E-mail:  [email protected]
Address:  1543 Lincoln Way, Suite 104, McLean, VA 22102, USA
Phone: (703) 297-2222
Website:   http://childrenoftibet.org/
E-mail:  childrenoftibet(at)live.com

 
Shambhala Publications Inc.

Our purpose is to help the people of the Dagyab region of Tibet through projects focusing on education, training and health care.  Projects for monasteries make up less than 10% of our expenses in Dagyab and here we focus on traditionally neglected groups such as nuns.  The Dagyab Association is a registered non-profit association. 

Contact Information:

Dagyab

Contact:  Elke Hessel

Address:  Am Weingarten 32, 60487 Frankfurt a.M., Germany

Phone:  069 71676878

Website:  http://www.dagyab.de/

E-mail:  hessel(at)dagyab.de  

Meditation Mala

Shechen is dedicated to the preservation and continuation of the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual and cultural heritage.  In particular, our emphasis is on the Nyingma lineage of Dilgo Khentse Rinpoche.  Our educational and cultural programs include; support and education of over 1,000 monks, nuns and children, preservation of Tibet's spiritual lineage, archival of rare Tibetan books and artwork, reproduction of lost texts and revival of authentic Tibetan paintings, crafts and the sacred dance tradition of eastern Tibet.

Contact Information:

Dilgo Khentse Fellowship - Shechen

Address:  511 Avenue of the Americas, P.O. Box 339, New York, NY 10011, U.S.A.

Phone:  (718) 846-8981

Website:  http://www.shechen.org/

E-mail:  shechen(at)sprynet.com

 

DROKPA, which means "nomad" in Tibetan is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting pastoral ways of life across the Himalaya, Tibetan Plateau, and Central Asia.  DROKPA's work addresses; poor health, fuel and fodder shortages, lack of education and economic opportunities, as well as access to markets and services.  DROKPA funds catalyze grassroots development by providing seed money, technical know-how, and ongoing support for local entrepreneurs and community organizations.

Contact Information:

DROKPA

Address:  PMB 1011, 1032 Irving Street, San Francisco, CA 94122, U.S.A.

Website:  http://www.drokpa.org/

E-mail:  nomad(at)drokpa.org  

Friends of Tibetan Settlements in India (FOTSI) aids Tibetan refugees and projects in resettlement areas in India.  Health and educational needs are priorities.  Currently most work is in Mundgod and Bylakuppe settlements in Karnataka State, India.  FOTSI is a fully tax-exempt non-profit organization 501(c)(3) incorporated in the state of Colorado.

Contact Information:

Friends of Tibetan Settlements in India (FOTSI)

Website:  http://www.kunasz.com/TSI/TSI.html

E-mail:  chela(at)colorado.edu

Gaden Relief has become famous, despite its modest size, for its efforts in channeling medicine and funds to the Tibetan refugee community-in-exile and to monasteries in Tibet, India and Mongolia.  Since 1988, Gaden Relief has raised over $500,000 in donations, of which over 95% reached Tibetans and Mongolians in the form of direct aid.  Our very low overhead is possible because we are run 100% by volunteers.  Gaden Relief is non-sectarian in its outlook andis a registered Canadian charity.

Contact Information:

Gaden Relief

Address:  637 Christie St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6G 3E6

Website:  http://www.gadenrelief.org/

 

As a small grant giving organization, the Gere Foundation awards grants to groups that are dedicated to the cultural preservation of Tibet and the Tibetan people; dedicated to providing HIV/AIDS care, research and treatment and to those organizations addressing human rights violations throughout the world.  The goal of the Gere Foundation is to alleviate suffering and advocate for the people of Tibet.  The Gere Foundation is a non-profit tax-exempt organization incorporated under section 501(c)(3) in the United States.

Contact Information:

The Gere Foundation
Website:  http://www.gerefoundation.org/

Promotes understanding, cooperation and innovative solutions to issues that threaten the welfare and prosperity of people and communities around the world.  HTD supports the Tibetan community through a program entitled the Tibetan Health Intiative.  This program helps destitute monks and nuns receive adequate health care coverage.  The Tibetan Health Initiative is non-sectarian and members of the public are invited to support the healthcare needs of the Tibetan refugee population through a contribution to Healing the Divide.

Contact Information:

Healing the Divide

Address:  75 East 4th Street #4416, New York, NY  10003, U.S.A.

Website:  http://www.healingthedivide.org/

E-mail:  info(at)healingthedivide.org  

The Jinpa Trust, registered charity in Scotland, collects donations and sends money directly out to the Jinpa Project which is a registered charity in Yushu Prefecture, Qinghai Province.  There are no middlemen so any money collected goes directly to buying food, medicine, clothing and supporting the Jinpa building projects of the clinic, the orphanage and village schools, bridges, village water supplies and reforestation.

Contact Information:

Jinpa

Website:  http://www.jinpa.org/

E-mail:  give(at)jinpa.org  


Wisdom Nectar - $29.95

from: Random House

Kailash Charitable Foundation was established in 2000 and registered with the Government of Nepal in 2005 by a group of youth from the Kailash region.  The Charitable Foundation is headed by H.E. Genge Tenzin Rinpoche, and chaired by Tashi Kailash.  The Kailash Zone Charitable Foundation has three main objectives: to educate the younger generation of the Kailash region; to preserve the Kailash region's culture; to raise global awareness of the rich historical and natural attractions of the Kailash region and to tell the story of the Kailash region's people.

Contact Information:

Kailash Zone Charitable Foundation

Address: Bouda 6, G.P.O. Box: 23626, Kathmandu, Nepal

Website:  http://www.kailashzone.org/

E-mail: kailashzone(at)gmail.com

 

Karuna-Shechen is a charitable non-profit association with branches throughout the world.  We provide education, medical and social services, care of the elderly, and assistance to individuals in need.  We have already built over 30 humanitarian projects in our target area - Tibet, Nepal and India - yet our operating expenses are only 2% of the annual budget of 1.20 million US dollars.  Karuna-Shechen's activities have a significant direct impact on individuals, families, and their communities.  We are there to help with our professional experience and caring.

Contact Information:

Karuna - Shechen

Address:  511 Avenue of the Americas, Box 339, New York, NY  10011, U.S.A.

Phone:  +1 (718) 846-8981

Website:  http://www.karuna-shechen.org/

E-mail:  usa(at)karuna-shechen.org  

Khachodling is the name given to the vision and projects of Khandro Thrinlay Chodon, Khandro-la. The majority of Khachodling projects in the East take place in the Indian Himalayas. Khandro-la?s family lineage is deeply respected especially in this region and Khandro-la herself was born there. Khachodling aims to provide spiritual and humanitarian services to these people. Their culture is becoming extinct. Modernisation affects these areas and its remoteness and lack of services mean that it is increasingly difficult to maintain valuable ancient traditions. Khachodling focuses on respecting these cultures and due to Khandro-la?s long revered association with these areas Khachodling is in a unique position to be able to provide respected and relevant services.

Contact Information:

Khachodling

Contact:  Jane Miknius

Address:  205 Bharat Chambers, 70-71 Scindia House, Connaught Circus, New Dehli, Delhi India, 110 011

Phone:  +91-11-23738359

E-mail:  jane(at)khachodling.org  info(at)khachodling.org

Website:  http://www.khachodling.org/

The mission of the Konchok Foundation is to help meet the spiritual, cultural, educational and humanitarian needs of the Tibetan people in Surmang and elsewhere in the Kham and Golok regions of Tibet.  Specifically, The Konchok Foundation would like to: support the education of the lay population in Surmang; help fund the construction and operation of the Weyen Monastery in Golok; support the Gesar Orphanage in Golok and the Mipham Medical Institute in Golok; and provide support to Kamput Monastery in Kham. 

Contact Information:

Konchok Foundation

Website:  http://www.konchok.org/

E-mail:  ginnylipson(at)gmail.com 

Lha is a registered nonprofit, grassroots, community social work association.  Lha is dedicated to providing essential resources to the displaced Tibetan community living in exile in McLeod Ganj, Upper Dharamsala.  The primary goals of Lha are:  to facilitate an easy transition for the refugee community to India; to provide a long-term rehabilitation resource center offering educational, cultural, environmental and health education awareness; and to build a social service bridge for the Tibetan refugee community to northern India. 

Contact Information:

Lha Charitable Trust

Address:  Temple Road, McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala - 176219, Distt. Kangra (H.P.), India

Phone:  +0091-1892-220992

Website:  http://www.lhasocialwork.org

E-mail:  office(at)lhasocialwork.org

Louisiana Himalaya Association "LHA" was created to form a cultural and social service bridge between the Tibetan Refugees in Northern India and the people elsewhere that have so much to learn from their wisdom.  LHA has been working with the Tibetan Refugees in India since 1997.  LHA helps to provide language and computer training, community construction projects, libraries, medical and elder care, massage and yoga training and clean water initiatives.

Contact Information:

Louisiana Himalaya Association (LHA)

Address:  P.O. Box 19826, New Orleans, LA 70179, U.S.A.

Website:  http://www.lhainfo.org/

E-mail:  lha.neworleans(at)gmail.com

 

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from: Random House

The Nangchen Yushu Educational and Medical Association (NYEMA, the Tibetan word for the sun) Projects, Inc. was founded in 1997 by Lama Norlha Rinpoche and Dr. Pema Dorje to establish basic educational and medical resources in their native homeland, Nagchen, Tibet.  Nyema's mission is to help the impoverished people of the Nangchen region raise their standard of living by providing them with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevail in the modern, global world without sacrificing their unique cultural heritage.

Contact Information:

Nyema Projects

Address:  247 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls NY 12590, U.S.A.

Phone:  (845) 297-3843

Fax:  (845) 297-5761

Website:  http://www.nyema.org/

E-mail:  office(at)nyema.org

 

Nying-Jey Projects for Tibetan Communities (Australia) Inc. or NJP, was established in March 2002 by Geshe Sonam Thargye, a Tibetan Buddhist monk, living in Geelong, Australia.  NJP is a non-profit, non-religious and non-political aid organization.  Nying-Jey operates a sponsorship program for primary, secondary and tertiary students and Tibetan nuns in Tibet and for monks in India.  NJP also supports a school and medical clinic in Ganzi, eastern Tibet. 

Contact Information:

Nying-Jey Projects

Address:  625 Nortons Rd., Paraparap Vic 3240, Australia

Phone:  +61 425 765 757

Website:  http://www.njp.org.au/

E-mail:  njprojects(at)gmail.com


Luminous Heart - $39.95

from: Random House

The Rigdzin Trust is Amnyi Trulchung Rinpoches New Zealand registered charitable organization.  A registered charitable trust, its aims are to fund humanitarian projects in Tibet and to aid the spread of Buddhist teaching.

Contact Information:

Rigdzin Trust

Contact:  Keith Rowan

Phone:  +64 (0) 3 546 8419

E-mail:  [email protected]

Contact:  Sue Bennett

Phone:  +64 (0) 4 232 2758

E-mail:  sue(at)rigdzintrust.org

Website:  http://amnyitrulchung.org/

 

Rigul Trust is a UK Charity whose main aim is to provide funds for the provision of basic health care, education and poverty relief amongst Tibetan refugee communities in India, and in particular for the people of some of the most remote areas of Tibet, such as Rigul.  We fund schools, health clinics and basic welfare projects in Tibet and India.

Contact Information:

Rigul Trust UK Charity

Address:  13 St. Francis Avenue, Southhampton, Hampshire SO18 5QL, U.K.

Phone:  02380 462926

Website:  http://www.rigultrust.org/ 

E-mail:  info(at)rigultrust.org

ROKPA projects are aimed at giving children from the poorest backgrounds the opportunity of an education and training.  ROKPA also funds healthcare and a small number of environmental projects.  The preservation and regeneration of Tibet's rich culture and language has always been an important aspect of our work.  ROKPA is a world-wide charity founded in 1980 by Dr. Akong Tulku Rinpoche, a Tibetan Doctor and Teacher, Lea Wyler and her father Veit Wyler, a Swiss Lawyer.  Its aim is to improve the quality of life of the poorest peoples around the world irrespective of their religion, nationality or cultural background. 

Contact Information:

ROKPA

Address:  Bocklinstrasse 27, Ch-8032 Zurich, Switzerland

Phone:  (Switzerland) +41 44 26 26 888  (UK) +01387 373232

Fax:  (Switzerland) +41 44 26 26 889  (UK) +013873 73223

Website:  http://www.rokpa.org/   http://www.rokpauk.org/

E-mail:  info(at)rokpa.ch   charity(at)ROKPAuk.org

Over the past 28 years The Tibet Fund has worked closely with the Central Tibetan Administration to address the health, educational, cultural, economic and community needs of the refugee community.  While the Fund has steadily increased its program support to more than $5.5 million annually, the arrival of thousands of refugees each year is placing a severe strain on the existing settlement system.  The Tibet Fund will continue to focus its efforts on strengthening the exile community, for it is here that Tibetan culture and national identity are being sustained. 

Contact Information:

The Tibet Fund of New York City

Address:  241 East 32 Street, New York, NY 10016, U.S.A.

Phone:  (212) 213-5011

Fax:  (212) 213-1219

Website:  http://www.tibetfund.org/

E-mail:  info(at)tibetfund.org  

The Tibet Humanitarian Project supports projects to improve education, health and the environment in Kham, Tibet.  THP works in partnership with communities to create an infrastructure for sustainable development.  We rely on grants and private financial assistance to sustain and develop our objectives.  THP is a tax-exempt, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

Contact Information:

The Tibet Humanitarian Project

Contact: Christine S. Ho

Contact's E-mail:  [email protected]

Address:  P.O. Box 387, Bodega, CA 94922, USA

Phone:  415-342-2840

Website: http://www.tibethumanitarianproject.org/

E-mail:  thproj(at)yahoo.com

 
For each purchase you make Goddess of Skin will donate $1.08 to the Tibet Humanitarian Project .

The Vista Project helps the people of Tibet alleviate poverty, advance education and accelerate cultural revitalization.  Vista is a non-political, not-for-profit enterprise set up to improve the economic, social and cultural well-being of recently urbanized, disadvantaged, Tibetans in Sershul County.  The Vista Project is providing help in three main areas:  Skills Training and Enterprise Development, Education and Cultural Revitalization. 

Contact Information:

The Vista Project

Website:  http://www.vistaproject.org/

E-mail:  info(at)vistaproject.org

Tibet Aid is dedicated to providing humanitarian assistance to Tibetans in Tibet and in exile.  Our vision is to see the Tibetan religion and culture remain alive and flourish.  We believe that one day H.H. the Dalai Lama will return to a free Tibet.  We hope that His example of compassion and non-violence will be the cornerstone of all governments of the world.  Tibet Aid is a non-profit charitable 501(c)(3) organization. 

Contact Information:

Tibet Aid

Address:  34 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY 12498-1233

Phone:  1-845-69-6973

Website:  http://www.tibetaid.org/

E-mail:  sponsor(at)tibetaid.org  

 

Guru Rinpoche - $29.95

from: Random House

Tibet Charity through its sister organization, the Phendeling Welfare Committee, currently administers 691 sponsorships for homeless elderly Tibetans and Tibetan families.  Tibet Charity operates the Tibet Charity Youth Center (TCYC) which currently offers training in English language, computer skills and tailoring.  By the year 2009, 1264 students had attended courses at TCYC and many of them later found jobs with the skills they learned in the Center. 

Contact Information:

 Tibet Charity Phendeling Welfare Committee

Address:  Phendeling Welfare Committee, GPO Box: 8975, EPC: 7272, Khampa Camp Jorpati, Ward #2, Kathmandu, Nepal

Phone:  +977-1-4498714

Website:  http://www.tibetcharity.org/   http://www.tibetcharity.dk/   http://www.tibetcharity.se/

E-mail:  tc_nepal(at)yahoo.com   mail(at)tibetcharity.org  

The Tibet Culture Trust (TCT) is a UK registered Charity established in 2003 with the aims of providing health care, education, social and economic support not only for people of Tibetan origin living in exile (especially children) but also all people of various cultures all over the world that are living in destitute conditions.  TCT sets up health and nutrition programs, builds English language centers, promotes peace and compassion, creates inter-religious dialogue, creates opportunities for IT studies and raises awareness and educates about living in a multi-ethnic society world-wide.

Contact Information:

Tibet Culture Trust (TCT)

Address:  11 Royal Arcade, Boscombe, Bournemouth, BH1 4BT, United Kingdom

Phone:  +00447540343476

Website:

E-mail:  info(at)tibetculturetrust.com

Established in September 1994 as the official Tibetan charity in the U.K., Tibet House Trust helps with the growing needs of Tibetan communities in exile in India and Nepal.  THT works with the Tibetan Government-in-Exile delivering sponsorship, emergency relief and funding for needy projects.  in the U.K. we promote Tibetan culture through exhibitions, talks, teachings and Tibetan language classes for young Tibetans.

Contact Information:

Tibet House Trust

Address:  1 Culworth Street, London, NW8 7AF, United Kingdom

Phone:  +020 7722 5378

Fax:  +020 7722 0362

Website:  http://www.tibet-house-trust.co.uk/

E-mail:  secretary(at)tibet-house-trust.co.uk  

 
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Founded in 1959, Tibet Relief Fund (UK registered charity no: 1061834) provides healthcare, education, emergency aid and community development for Tibetans in need in India, Nepal and Tibet.  We fund and support the setting up and maintenance of schools, medical facilities and community healthcare programmes, handicraft and reception centres, care homes, clean water-supplies, self-sufficiency community projects, youth training programmes and provide emergency disaster relief when necessary.  Our sponsorship programme additionally supports over 1,000 Tibetan children as well as monks, nuns and the elderly, in India and Nepal.

Contact Information:

Tibet Relief Fund

Address:  Unit 9, 139 Fonthill Road, Finsbury Park, London N4 3HF, U.K.

Phone:  +44 (0)20 7272 1414

Fax:  +44 (0)20 7272 1410

Website:  http://www.tibetrelieffund.co.uk/

E-mail:  trf(at)tibetrelieffund.co.uk

Tibetan Village Project (TVP) is a non-profit, non-political organization dedicated to promoting sustainable development while preserving the rich cultural heritage of Tibet.  The organization was founded in 2001 by Tamdin and Tseyang with support from friends and family.  Current projects include Yushu Earthquake Recovery, Microfinancing and Eco-Tourism, Education and Healtcare. 

Contact Information:

Tibetan  Village Project

Contact:  Tamdin Wangdu

Address:  10542 Kipling Place, Westminster, CO 80021, U.S.A.

Phone: (303) 484-8668

Website:  http://www.tibetanvillageproject.org/

E-mail:  info(at)tibetanvillageproject.org

Tong-Len is a partnership of two registered charities, Tong-Len Charitable Trust (India) and Tong-Len U.K. (Scotland).  Tong-Len's mission is to help displaced communities in North India achieve a secure and sustainable future by addressing the root causes of their poverty and ill-health through a range of education and health-based projects.

Contact Information:

Tong-Len

Address:  Top Floor, Bank of Baroda, Opp. Art Gallery, Kotwali Bazaar, Dharamsala - 176215, H.P., India

Phone:  +91 (0) 1892 223930

Website:  http://www.tong-len.org/

E-mail:  jamyang(at)tong-len.org

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The Trace Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works with Tibetan communities in China since 1993.  Trace Foundation supports the continuity of Tibetan culture and language, and strengthens the ability of Tibetan communities within China to meet their own needs.  We implement and fund projects that integrate culture and development goals and respect environmental principles.  The Foundation works cooperatively with local partners in order to bring about long-term social and environmental benefits, and ensure that communities are at the center of the development process. 

Contact Information:

Trace Foundation

Address:  132 Perry Street, Suite 2B, New York, NY 10014, U.S.A.

Phone:  +1 - 212-367-7380

Fax:  +1 - 212 - 367 - 7383

Website:  http://www.trace.org/

E-mail:  info(at)trace.org

 

The Trans-Himalayan Aid Society (TRAS) is a Vancouver-based, non-profit, international development organization that seeks to improve the health and education of children and youth in northern India, Nepal and Tibet.  TRAS holds no political or religious affiliations, and assists communities on the basis of humanitarian need.

Contact Information:

Trans-Himalayan Aid Society
Address:  720 - 999 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1K5
Phone:  604-224-5133
Email:  info(at)tras.ca
Website:  http://www.tras.ca
The Yungchen Lhamo Charitable Foundation was founded by renowned singer Yungchen Lhamo in 2004 to assist Tibetans around the world with direct relief supplies, as well as to educate and enlighten the global community about Tibetan culture and the challenges faced by Tibetans in Tibet and Tibetan refugees around the world.  The Yungchen Lhamo Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving the welfare of Tibetans in needs

Contact Information:

Yungchen Lhamo Charitable Foundation

Address:  224 Metropolitan Ave. #7, Brooklyn, NY 1211-4064

Website:  http://www.yungchenlhamo.org/

E-mail:  info(at)yungchenlhamo.org