Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Importance of English

Originally posted on Beezy ‘s Facebook page, and shared with her permission. This year I am teaching 7th and 8th grade English. There are about a dozen kids in each class, mixed in ability, but all eager and curious, and … Continue reading

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Everybody is My Favourite Friend

This was my second visit to Jhamste Gatsal children community. We arrived in Guwahati with a plane together with my mum and dad and Judith. Dorjee picked us up at the airport. Dorjee is the driver of the school, he … Continue reading

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History of Jhamtse Gatsal’s Vision

Originally posted on Beezy ‘s Facebook page, and shared with her permission. Today Judith Webster from Switzerland, and Jerry Zadow and Dr. Craig Ottenstein from the US left Jhamtse Gatsal for home. While they were here, we had the opportunity … Continue reading

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New Construction Nearly Finished

Originally posted on Beezy ‘s Facebook page, and shared with her permission. It’s amazing what the children and staff of Jhamtse Gatsal accomplish. With the help of one mason and a carpenter, they have nearly finished construction of a 2-story … Continue reading

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Once Again & Always An Adventure

Originally posted on Beezy ‘s Facebook page, and shared with her permission. Once again I am at Jhamtse Gatsal Children’s Community in the Himalaya. It’s always an adventure. This time I traveled to Delhi by way of New York and … Continue reading

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Tawang Fest Treasure Hunt

The Tawang Festival is celebrated in Tawang District of Arunachal Pradesh every year; it is where every part of Arunachal shows their unexplored culture. Arunachal is enriched by very rich culture, but due to lack of transportation and communication with … Continue reading

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Café Nirvana Grand Opening

Vision becomes reality for the members of Jhamtse Gatsal at the opening of Café Nirvana on the 18th of October by the Tourist Lodge in Tawang. We had a small affair with a few Community members and special guests. It’s … Continue reading

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Truly Special and Wondrous

A child-sponsor from Charlemont, Massachusetts, USA shares his thoughts after visiting Jhamtse Gatsal Children’s Community. [singlepic id=1837 w=250 h=250 float=left]I had the privilege & pleasure of visiting Jhamtse Gatsal for a week this October. Tho this wasn’t as much time … Continue reading

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Gandhi Jayanti Celebration

On the 2nd of October, we the Jhamtse family, celebrated our Bapu’s Birthday — ie. “Gandhi Jayanti.” [singlepic id=1809 w=250 h=250 float=left]Gandhi Jayanti means the birthday of our Great Freedom Fighter, Mahatma Gandhi. He was the only freedom fighter whose … Continue reading

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Class 8-9 Fieldtrip

On September 28th the class 8 & 9 students went on a science and math educational trip to Tawang. The school hired a bus to take the 27 students plus 3 teachers. We left the school smiling and waving goodbye … Continue reading

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