It takes a family to support a child -- announcing an expanded sponsorship program to enable more people to experience the joy of opening a whole world of possibilities to a deserving child. More information about sponsorship.
Vassar Jhamtse Club has raised an amazing $14,400 since Fall 2009 through bakesales, yard sales, and hug-a-thons. More info
Vasudha Wanchoo, dedicating six months of her life to Gatsal: "The uninhibited expressions of love from the children is such a wonderful treat."
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Your help is still needed Read a letter from Lobsang about the great need still facing the school.
What is Jhamtse International?
Ten years ago, Venerable Lobsang Phuntsok, a Buddhist monk from the Tawang region, came to the US and started Jhamtse Buddhist Center, five communities in Massachusetts studying and practicing the Mahayana Buddhist tradition of love, compassion, and wisdom. On this foundation, Jhamtse Gatsal, a school in remote northeast India, gives desperately poor
children a chance to thrive and learn for the first time. Finally, Jhamtse Clubs inspire young people to explore the power of love, compassion, and wisdom in the world.