Safeguarding of the cultural heritage and protection of the environment
13 traditional Buddhist and Bonpo study and practice colleges built
5,262 square metres built or restored
300,000 volumes of ancient and previously unpublished Buddhist sacred texts published and distributed among 15,000 monks
42 schools built , refurbished or extended (17 in Sri Lanka, 21 in Nepal )
19 schools built in Tibet in keeping with traditional Tibetan architectural styles and with bio-climate technologies
14,370 square metres built
494 teachers trained in professional refresher courses
33,513 children benefitted from the education projects
6,091 tonnes of food distributed
55 buildings reconstructed, a total of 5,343 square metres
39,592 heads of livestock distributed
1,065 tents distributed
2,000 solar panels distributed
Long Distance Sponsorship
The following beneficiaries have been supported through the Long Distance Sponsorship:
757 monks and nuns
375 students attending high school and university
Health and Water Sanitation
691 doctors trained
20 clinics built or rehabilitated (4 of which specialized in traditional Tibetan medicine)
4,895 square metres built
38 villages supplied with access to drinking water
798 toilets built
Training and micro-enterprise
92 cooperatives and micro-enterprises set up
Global Citizenship Education
“Diverse but not Distant” Global Citizenship Education project, funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation.
The Celestial Treasure – The Tibetan Art of Medicine.
Educating and sensitize the civil society for the Protection of the Cultures and Traditions of Mountain Peoples. A Case: The Himalayas.
Tibetan Nomads: The Last Transhumance?Social and Climate Change on the Tibetan Plateau.
Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development of Historical Cities in Asia.
The commitment of Italian NGOs in Tibet: a journey through cinema, theatre and painting.
Tibet Art Now. Tibetan Arts in transition.