Tenzin Jamphel – Tenzin is 15 years old and from Mundgod, India, where he lives with his mother and three siblings. He is a very helpful son and can often be found assisting his mother with household chores. Tenzin’s mother, Tsering earns an inconsistent income selling traditional Tibetan teas roadside. The money she makes is nowhere near enough to cover Tenzin’s educational costs let alone look after three young children. Please sponsor Tenzin today to secure him a brighter future.
Kunga Shunu – Kunga is 14 years old. He is often found with his friends playing basketball and volleyball, or spending time with his older sister. Kunga’s father is a retired serviceman and his mother works in a beauty parlour, their combined earnings make for a very small income. His parents hope Kunga obtains sponsorship so he can continue to receive the education he deserves. Please sponsor Kunga today.
Tenzin Namdak – Tenzin is 3 years old and due to start school in April 2021. Tenzin’s father ran a small stall selling laping (a cold mung bean Tibetan noodle dish) but due to a lack of income he was forced to close it. Tenzin’s mother weaves pangchens (traditional Tibetan aprons) but it’s not enough to support Tenzin through his education. Tenzin is very close to his mother, who wants nothing more than to see her son succeed, like any other parent. Please sponsor Tenzin today and help secure him a brighter future.
Tenzin Dhasel – Tenzin is 11 years old and lives in Kathmandu with her father and grandfather. Unfortunately Tenzin’s mother left the family home when she was very young, so it’s now down to her father to look after Tenzin, along with her ageing grandfather. Due to caring for his family alone he is only able to work odd jobs, causing much anxiety about Tenzin’s future. Tenzin’s teachers describe her as bright and bubbly with real capabilities. Please sponsor Tenzin today to secure her education.
Ngawang Losel – Ngawang is 15 years old. He is a bright teenager who looks up to his mother, Sherab. Alongside helping her with household chores, Ngawang works hard to achieve good grades, wanting to make his mother proud. Although his mother works as a teacher she does not earn enough money to afford Ngawang’s education. By sponsoring Ngawang you will provide this very able young man with the chance of a better life. Please give Ngawang the gift of sponsorship today.
Kunga Choemphel – Kunga is 7 years old. Like many Tibetans, Kunga’s parents are both farmers, working long hours in often unpredictable weather conditions. Kunga’s family wish for Kunga to become a monk as the monastery will provide a safe and nurturing place for Kunga to grow, develop and master the art of Tibetan Buddhism. By sponsoring Kunga you are ensuring that he can pursue his education unhindered by financial restraints. Please sponsor Kunga today.
Espersi Gharti Magar – Espersi is 8 years old and originally from a poor farming family. As a disciplined student, Espersi enjoys waking at sunrise where he gathers with his fellow little monks to recite their daily prayers. It’s the hope of Espersi’s family that he continues with a monastic education and has the chance of a better life with more opportunities. Please sponsor Espersi today and give his parents peace of mind knowing their son’s education is in good hands.
Deepson Pun Magar – Deepson is 5 years old. As an articulate and clever boy, it’s the decision of his family that Deepson pursue the path of Tibetan Buddhism and live life as a monk. However, due to a lack of finances, Deepson’s family have struggled to provide for their son. By sponsoring Deepson, you will enable him to access a monastic education. Please sponsor this little monk today, so that he can preserve and pioneer sacred Tibean practices.
Mrs Tashi Yangkyi – Mrs Yangkyi is 75 years old. After being forced to leave Tibet in 1959, Mrs Yangkyi sought refuge in India. She settled in Dharamsala and worked at a handicraft centre where she met and fell in love with her husband, whom she shares three children with. In later life Mrs Yangkyi and her husband worked as foster parents, supporting many Tibetan children in their community. She now lives at a care home along with her husband and requires support to look after her medical needs. Please sponsor Mrs Yangkyi today.