Education
 China
Project #5217

Give a rural Tibetan youth an enriching summer!

by Machik
Jul 16, 2014

Growing Friendships!

SEP reunion in Xining
SEP reunion in Xining

Year after year, students and volunteers remark on how much they value the friendships forged over several weeks of living and working together at the Summer Enrichment Program (SEP). So we continue to connect the growing community of SEP alumni!

At the end of every SEP, all participants can choose to share their contact information. We then create lively social media groups and discussions which continue many years after the actual program. We recently also launched a website dedicated to SEP alumni; check it out here: http://sepalumni.weebly.com

And of course, reunions also happen frequently in person. It was wonderful to hear from a group that met in Xining last week and shared the photo above with us. SEP student alumnus Gendun C (2011, 2013), Dorjee (2013), SEP volunteer Khashem (2013) and Machik staffer Samdrup (2012, 2013) met up to reminisce about SEP over Xining's famous noodles. And a few weeks before that, another reunion took place over hotpot in Chengdu involving two volunteer alumni and two student alumni.

These are some of many such encounters that grow lasting friendships and greater understanding between young Tibetans, Chinese and global citizens. The Summer Enrichment Program takes place over a few weeks but the postive results continue to play out over a lifetime. Thank you all for supporting SEP! 

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Machik

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.machik.org
Machik
Project Leader:
Tenzing Tekan
Development Officer
Washington, DC United States

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