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.
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.
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 We support traditional Buddhist and Bonpo practice and study colleges and publish and distribute unpublished texts from the Tibetan tradition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tibet Charity Phendeling Welfare Committee
Address: Phendeling Welfare Committee, GPO Box: 8975, EPC: 7272, Khampa Camp Jorpati, Ward #2, Kathmandu, Nepal
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.