Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Walk to Lumla

Last Sunday some of us went on a walk to Lumla, the closest town. Catie, Max, Vasudha, and I were accompanied by 10 children (class V and older). The children actually originally thought that they would be going on a … Continue reading

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Inauguration of our very own Taj Mahal

The much awaited bathhouse, aka the Taj Mahal of Jhamtse Gatsal Children’s Community, was inaugurated on July 13, 2011. We embarked upon the journey of constructing the bathhouse back in 2009, thanks to the hard work of young volunteers like … Continue reading

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Welcome, Dear Jhamtse Club Members and Volunteers

On July 11, 2011, Jhamtse Gatsal Children’s Community came together to welcome Catie, Jessie, Max, Sandy, and Sarah, who have come from the United States to spend a month with us. We are delighted to have them with us and … Continue reading

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A Reflection by Jessie Cass

Catie, Max, Sandy, Sarah, and I arrived at Jhamtse Gatsal on the 11th of July. As our car pulled up to the school we were greeted by a line of children welcoming us and giving us flowers. It was a … Continue reading

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A Great Holiday Celebrated

On July 6, we celebrated His Holiness The Dalai Lama’s birthday. It was a day full of joy, cheer and solemnity for everyone. The teaching and non-teaching staff decided to make it a very special day by planning day-long activities … Continue reading

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