Projects

Schools in India

Thanks to its sponsorship project, ASIA promotes primary and secondary education for Tibetan children who live in India. The schools that host them are located in Northern India in the…

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Nepal earthquake. Kathmandu

At Boudhanath, the Kathmandu area where many Tibetan refugee families live, we distributed to 105 families (about 578 people): 68 tents, 66 blankets and 8 kitchen kits, each kit including: one 20 liter…

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Nepal Earthquake. Sindhulpalchok District

ASIA has helped the destroyed VDC (Village Development Committee) villages in Batase. Thanks to the funds of the Autonomous Province of Bozen and to private donors, 825 people received 250 CGI sheets…

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Nepal earthquake. Slums of Kathmandu

In the slums of Kathmandu (in Bhuikhel and Jawalakhel), shantytowns where the houses were made of metal sheets and cardboards, live children from very poor families. Due to the earthquake,…

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Nepal Earthquake. Rasuwa District

ASIA works in rural villages in the north of Nepal, near the Tibetan border (Rasuwa district), where the destruction was total, with 95% of the buildings collapsed. ASIA was the…

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Nepal Earthquake. Helped 223 nuns

We helped 223 nuns from the Shree Bhakhang Dondub Dhing nunnery, on the Tibetan border. At the time of the earthquake, the nuns were outside doing meditation and their monastery…

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Nepal Earthquake. Temporary learning centers

In the VDC (Village Development Committee) of Yarsa and Saramthali ASIA built 48 temporary learning centers in order to restart the educational activities in 18 schools destroyed by the earthquake.  These centers…

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Nepal Earthquake. Kavrepalanchok district

In Baluwa, with the help of Caritas, its own funds and contributions from other foundations, ASIA helped 1,902 families (10,461 people) through the training of 1,600 farmer families in organic agricolture, realization…

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Nepal Earthquake. The Haku refugees

With the financial contribution of Caritas and its own funds, Asia has assisted the refugees from the Village Development Committee (VDC) in Haku and Dandagaun who escaped the devastation in the…

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Vets on the field in Qinghai

The population of the Qinghai plateau reveals high poverty rates and people are strongly affected by this impoverishment. Big changes such as a steady increase of the population in contrast…

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The school of Yena Gonpa

In 2013 the College of Yena Gomba, one of the most important preservation centres of Tibetan culture, located in the Sichuan Province asked ASIA for help. Preserving the Tibetan culture…

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The Genesai School

  We work at the elementary school of Genesai since 2011, when the earthquake of 2010 destroyed the city of Yushu and caused enormous damages in the whole Namchem County….

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Singhkry Monastery

  The Singhkry Monastery is an ancient teaching centre of the Nyingma doctrine in the Qinghai Province, where many of the leading monks and scholars of the Tibetan philosophy have…

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The School of Derge

We work in the school in Derge (west of the Sichuan province in the central part of the ancient Tibetan region called “Kham”) since 2005. Since 2009, the children moved…

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The School of Dongche

In 1993 ASIA reaches Dongche, a poor farming village settled at 3000 meters above the sea level in a lunar landscape surrounded by mountains and characterized by and arid climate….

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The school of Tanggan

The Elementary School of Tanggan is located between the mountains covered by meadows, at an altitude of about 3700 meters. We arrived in Tanggan in 2001 and our first initiative…

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The school of Rigmo

The Rigmo elementary school is located near the Kokonor Lake, a sacred lake to Tibetans and the origin of many legends. The school was founded in 1987 by using and…

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The school of Yungog

The school is located in Yungog at an altitude of 3700 meters in the village of Hebei. The difficult living conditions and isolation of Hebei, where the school is located,…

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The school of Golok

In 1996, Jigmed Gyaltsen, monk of the famous Ragya Monastery located in the plateau of the Golok prefecture, at an altitude of 4.200 meters, created a school where male children…

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The School of Manasarovar

Located in Ramhiti Boudhanath, town in the outskirts of Kathmandu, the Tibetan community has found a reference in a school, the Manasarovar School, name inspired by the holy lake located…

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The fruits of the garden

From being the largest rice exporter, Nepal suffers today a chronic food shortage: 80% of Nepalese people live on subsistence farming in very small properties, often located on steep terrain…

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A rural school in Wakha

In Qinghai Province the illiteracy and school dropout rates are very high, for this reason the school of Wakha is essential in order to ensure the right to education for…

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Primary education and multilinguism

Weragama and are Urawatta are two fishing communities of the southwest coast of Sri Lanka affected by the 2004 Tsunami. We intervened in the two communities after the natural disaster…

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Surgery for Living

A case of peritonitis or pulmonary tuberculosis can still be fatal in some Tibetan provinces: the high costs of medical care often force families to draw on traditional medicine; hospitals…

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Let’s send them to school!

In the village of Qiewan, located 4200 meters above sea level, is located the school Golok (Snowland Grassland Girls’ School), attended by Tibetan girls from villages scattered over the surrounding…

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The cultural heritage of Dzolung

Dzolung is a small monastery of the Sakyapa Tibetan Buddhist tradition, located in a remote area of southwestern Tibet. It used to be residence of a great yogini, Ayu Khadro,…

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Learn English in Dongche

In 1997 ASIA began to work in the Dongche valley, in order to build an elementary school for Tibetan children from nomadic farmer families of the region. Since then, we have…

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The teachers of Yushu

On April 14 2010, the prefecture of Yushu where 93% of the population is Tibetan, was hit by a devastating earthquake, which destroyed entire villages. Several of these Tibetan communities…

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Water and hygiene in West Baluwa

The municipality of Baluwa is located in the district of Kavre, a very poor area of Nepal where the main economic activity is subsistence farming and where more than 45%…

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Galingteng Monastery

In Galingteng, a small nomad village in Derge, there is one of the most important sacred sites in the entire region. In the past, the monasteries were supported by the village…

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The new Yungog dormitory

The Hebei district is a very poor region in the Tongde County, inhabited by the 98% of nomadic Tibetan pastoralists. The district has only two primary schools, one of them…

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A better school in Dongche

The elementary school of Dongche with its comprehensive curriculum and the excellent academic performance of its students, is a role model for other schools in the Guide County. ASIA arrived…

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Emergency in Ercun

Winter in the Chengdu County is characterized by severe and violent natural disasters. With temperatures that arrive to -30 °, the snowstorms form a thick ice layer in the pastures…

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The school in Dolpo

The District of Dolpo is located in Karnali, the Himalayan region of Nepal that borders Tibet. The history of the district is linked to the events of its ancient Buddhist…

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The orphanage of Yushu

In April 14 2010 the prefecture of Yushu, with a predominantly Tibetan population, was shocked after a 7,1 earthquake (Richter scale) that left 2.700 casualties and 12.900 injured behind and…

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