Monthly Archives: December 2013

Christmas Friends

This year we played Christmas Friend again at Jhamtse Gatsal. Christmas Friend is a bit like Secret Santa, where we exchange letters for a month before Christmas. All the students, teachers, volunteers and some management played. The good thing about … Continue reading

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First Visitors from Canada!

Jhamtse Gatsal: Our visit from October 17 to 24, 2013. The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others……. Mahatma Gandhi. This was our first visit to the Children’s Community and it has left … Continue reading

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Mountain Climbing Excursion

Sangey: On the 30th November we went to hiking on the mountains. At that time I felt very happy because I like to go to the mountains. Heather: The mountain we chose to hike is called Choep Che. It is … Continue reading

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A New Cow Named Meep

Originally posted on Beezy ‘s Facebook page, and shared with her permission. December 2 was an exciting day at Jhamtse Gatsal! Our first cow arrived. The children of First Parish Church, Berlin, Massachusetts raised money to provide a Jersey cow … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Originally posted on Beezy ‘s Facebook page, and shared with her permission. Here at Jhamtse Gatsal, we celebrated Thanksgiving by beginning the school day having children in all the classes write about what they are thankful for. There’s now a … Continue reading

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