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You’re Invited: Jhamtse Gatsal Blanket

It’s November! And what goes better with cozy days indoors and warm beverages (chai, anyone?)? Nothing but KNITTING! Last summer at Jhamtse my friends and I began a project; in excited anticipation of our journey, we knit a number of … Continue reading

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Sad News

On the night of 15 August a beloved member of the Jhamtse Gatsal family died in a tragic accident in the town of Tawang.  Neema Lama was the 17 year old son of our driver, Dorjee Bhaiya and his wife Maya … Continue reading

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The Garden of Love and Compassion

“7/12/2011: We’re at Jhamtse!!! We arrived yesterday, mid-afternoon, to find ourselves surprised by a receiving line of all the children who excitedly greeted us with the most amazing smiles, flowers, hugs, shouts, and just an overwhelming display of true, pure … Continue reading

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Slices of Life

Now that we are leaving tomorrow morning, I am finally forced to come in from playing with the children and being in the fresh mountain air, and to sit down in front of the computer and try and put some … Continue reading

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Articles by Classes VI and VII!

Hi everyone, The students of classes VI and VII have been working hard both in class and outside of class (in whatever random, free moments we’ve been able to round up all the members of a group at one time!) … Continue reading

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TCV Supports Gatsal’s Teachers

Continuing its educational support to Jhamtse Gatsal, the Tibetan Children’s Village has so kindly sent the first installment of two teachers’ salaries for the first three months of this year.  This educational support is provided in line with TCV’s Education … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from the Gatsal Family!

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Thoughts from Our Principal

A long time ago I found a beautiful small Picture-Card pasted on the door of one of our Guestrooms in Sera Je Secondary School where I worked before coming here. Obviously one of our Swiss sponsors had pasted it there … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Happiness

Ingredients: • Come to the mountains of Lumla • Bring optimism, good energy, a lot of creativity and fantasy, and a pinch of “easy-goingness” • Mix in the love of the kids, and you will have the most delicious ambrosia. … Continue reading

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Message from SABYASACHI

To All Board Members, Volunteers, & other Friends, I, Sabyasachi, on behalf of every staff of Jhamtse Gatsal, want to say you THANK YOU VERY MUCH for being with us! You guys have been a great support for us. We … Continue reading

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A Bigger Picture

One thing that has stood out and become clear to me on this visit to Jhamtse Gatsal is how much the school is a transformative force not just in the lives of these 50 children, but a leader and source … Continue reading

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Hello world!

The blog is up! Welcome to Jhamtse Gatsal Children’s community: a peaceful place where children grow like flowers in a garden of love and compassion! Jhamtse Gatsal is a unique place in the foothills of the Himalayan mountains, a community … Continue reading

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