Mr Kalsang Amdo – At the age of just 9 years old Mr Amdo fled Tibet, leaving many of his friends and family behind. He joined the Indian army in 1971, where he served for fourteen years. After leaving the army he worked in various Tibetan restaurants. Now 70 Mr Amdo lives at a care home in Rajpur and needs support to help with his medical needs. Please sponsor Mr Amdo today and enable him to have the quality of life he so rightfully deserves.
Mr Gyalpo – Mr Gyalpo is 88 years old. He was born in Tibet in 1932 but fled to India in 1959 to escape the Chinese occupation of his homeland. He later joined the army and served for twenty years before being discharged on medical grounds. Mr Gyalpo then fostered many Tibetan children who had become separated from their families, but after his wife passed, he found himself struggling to cope. He now suffers from mental health issues. By sponsoring Mr Gyalpo you will ensure he receives all of the care he requires to live out his days in peace.
Mr Dhoka – Mr Dhoka escaped Tibet in 1959 after the Chinese invasion. Overcoming the odds, Mr Dhoka reached India where he settled in the state of Himachal Pradesh. He worked a handful of odd jobs before relocating to Chakrata, where he joined the local branch’s army. After serving for almost 24 years he retired in 1987. Following his wife’s death, and with no relatives to care for him, Mr Dhoka finds himself alone. Please sponsor Mr Dhoka today, so he never has to worry about food, clothing and medical expenses again.
Phunchok Namgyal – Phunchok is 8 year old. He loves watching and playing football, imitating his hero Cristiano Ronaldo. When Phunchok isn’t playing football he studies hard at school where he enjoys participating in various subjects, his favourite being Tibetan studies. Although Phunchok’s father owns a small plot of land to grow crops, the harvest is often unpredictable, so the family is unable to support Phunchok sufficiently. Please sponsor Phunchok today.
Nyima Yangchen – Nyima is 15 years old. As a popular and bright teenager she enjoys spending time debating current affairs with her friends. Nyima’s father owns a small market stall in the Tibetan community but unfortunately his salary does not generate enough income to support her. Due to the financial hardship Nyima’s family faces, they seek sponsorship for Nyima to give her the same opportunities in life as any other teenager. Please sponsor Nyima today.
Tsering Yangzom – Tsering is 14 years old. As an enthusiastic and studious pupil, Tsering is often found with her head stuck in a book or reciting her favourite poems. Tsering’s father runs a small stall selling traditional Tibetan food but as sales often depend on tourism the family repeatedly struggle to make ends meet. Please sponsor Tsering today and enable her to succeed in life.
Kunga Lodhar – Kunga is 8 years old. He is a vibrant and sweet little boy who loves to read and write. Unfortunately Kunga lives in a foster home with his two older sisters, as their school is located far away from the family home and he doesn’t get to see his loved ones often. Kunga’s family have high hopes for Kunga and really want him to benefit from a modern education. It would come as a huge relief to Kunga’s family if sponsorship was found for their much loved son. Please sponsor Kunga today.
Dhe Ngodup – Dhe is 13 years old. He is a good-hearted boy who loves nothing more than to play football and basketball with his friends. His mother and older sister look after the home while his father looks for consistent, long-term employment to support his family’s needs. Financial hardship is a daily reality for this family, who can’t afford the most basic of necessities. Dhe’s family wishes to keep Dhe in school where he can progress and develop academically. Please give Dhe the gift of sponsorship today.
Tenzin Younden – Tenzin is 14 years old, and a very friendly, smart and funny teenager. He enjoys playing football in his free time and would love to be a journalist when he’s older. Tenzin’s father is in the Indo-Tibetan Army and his mother looks after the family home while his father works away. Due to the family’s small income they require a sponsor to support their son in all the ways they’re not able to. Please sponsor Tenzin today and give him a brighter future.