Children
 India
Project #362

Educating Tibetan Bon Children and Youth

by Creating Hope International (CHI)
Vetted

Summary

This project will help Tibetan Bon children and youth, who are orphans or poor, by providing housing, food and primary through post-secondary education. A minority group, many Tibetan Bon children live in poverty and have no access to education. The Yungdrung Bon Monastic Centre in northern India houses, feeds and provides education to more than 400 children and youth, giving them an opportunity to have a better life.
$50,000
total goal
$7,490
remaining
192
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

Challenge

The Bon are a minority Tibetan ethnic group that fled to India when the Chinese invaded Tibet in 1959. In 1968, the Bon established a community in Dolanji, India. Today, the community has three children's hostels, a school (through 12th class), a health center and a community farm. The students in the Bon community come from Tibet, Mongolia, India, Nepal and Bhutan. The students are either refugees from Tibet or do not have the opportunity for education in their home country.

Solution

Creating Hope International is working with the Bon to make primary through post-secondary education possible for the community's children and youth. This project will help up to 400 children and youth live in a dormitory and attend school for a year.

Long-Term Impact

Education will improve these children's opportunities and the standard of living for the entire community. Some Tibetan students who have benefited from past scholarship programs have returned to Dolanji as leaders and health workers.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.creatinghope.org
Creating Hope International

Organization Information

Creating Hope International (CHI)

Location: Dearborn, Michigan - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.creatinghope.org
Project Leader:
Toc Dunlap
Dearborn, Michigan United States
2016 Year End Campaign
Time left to give
$42,510 raised of $50,000 goal
 
292 donations
$7,490 to go
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