Monthly Archives: September 2009

Thanks Program

On 20th September 2009. All the Jhamtse Gatsal students and staff  danced and sang many songs for around one hour, to say thanks to Heather and Spencer for helping.  One of the students read the following letter:  “Dear Madam Heather … Continue reading

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New News Reporters

In preparation for leaving JG, and in wrapping up a great (staff) computer class, I assigned all the teachers homework this week (gasp!).  The kids loved that someone else was getting the homework for once.  We are transitioning the responsibility … Continue reading

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Community Outreach Workshop

A workshop on “Leadership Development and Compassion” was held in Tawang District, Arunachal Pradesh in India, and organized by Jhamtse Gatsal on 8th September 2009.  Around 110 Government Teachers participated.  The chief guest, Brigadier Ashok Ambre, spoke about Leadership. Then … Continue reading

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Twenty-Two New Children

The twenty-two new children arrived at Jhamtse Gatsal Children’s Community, Lumla on September 6, 2009.  Most of the children are semi-orphans, but a few have parents. Most have never been to school. They all are very cute & smart, and … Continue reading

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New Hindi Teacher

I (Miss Gombu Lhamu) came here to Jhamtse Gatsal on the 4th of September, ’09, as the new Hindi teacher. It was my first experience with the small kids in this new place. I find the children to be very … Continue reading

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Preparations for the New Children

The upcoming arrival of twenty-two new children from the surrounding villages, obviously made almost every staff of Jhamtse Gatsal very busy for the last month or so.  House mothers managed to add more beds, pillows, and other necessary things. Our … Continue reading

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Water Filtration Project

As water is big problem at Jhamtse Gatsal,  the project of slow sand filtration has been started in August ’09 under the guidance of Jerry Z. All the children of fifth standard are also involved in the project. They are … Continue reading

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