Machik’s 2011 Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) was held from July 22 to August 19 on the Tibetan plateau and brought Tibetan, Chinese, and global volunteers to work with rural Tibetan students.
The volunteers hailed from Cornell University, Emory University, George Washington University, University of Pennsylvania, Southwest University for Nationalities, Tibet University, and the University of Virginia, among other schools.
High school students from Appleby College in Toronto, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC, and the Shanghai Foreign Language University in Fuzhong, participated in the Community Mapping Project (CMP), which documents cultural knowledge of local Tibetan communities.
The students’ accomplishments include the following:
The SEP is a unique program that offers much needed educational enrichment to rural Tibetan students while strengthening cross-cultural understanding among all participants. Thank you to all the donors who generously supported 2011 SEP. We hope you will continue your support by donating to the 2012 SEP. Together we can continue to enrich the education of Tibetan children and build understanding in vital ways.
Donate today to support Machik’s work of strengthening communities across the Tibetan Plateau!
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