A: PRESERVING THE CULTURE
♦ 7 major Cultural Tours with thangka painters, performing artists, sand mandala creators and a butter sculptor covering 12 states, 25 cities and over 100 events. Estimated number of viewers: 25,000 +
♦ 2 major TCEF tours, multiple events in Helena every year, plus screenings of Tibetan movies. Well over another 50 events.
♦ Funded Tibetan Dance & Music Equipment for Kyitsel-ling Tibetan Children’s Education Center, Clement Town
♦ $168,000 for Preserving the Culture
B: EDUCATING THE CHILDREN
♦ Helped to build most of the original Kyitsel-ling Hostel Building, Clement Town, N India
♦ Helped to build the second floor of Sukhavati Educational Hostel, Sikkim
♦ Funded purchase of computers, hiring of teachers and started Computer Education Programs at
Kyitsel-ling Tibetan Children’s Education Center, Clement Town and Dhondupling Tibetan School, Clement Town.
♦ Purchased computers and began Computer Education at Sukhavati Educational Hostel, Sikkim.
♦ Provided training to 25 Tibetan teachers in modern and researched methods of English Language acquisition
Sponsorships for Needy Children
♦ 500 Sponsorship connections, including a college sponsorship program.
♦ $585,000 for Educating the Children
C: SERVING THE PEOPLE
♦ Helped to bring dignity and comfort to over 100 elders through the Elders Sponsorship Program. $120,000 in sponsorship funds sent
♦ Service Trips – 6 Service Trips to multiple service areas in India. $ 99,000 in direct services.
♦ Humanitarian Relief Projects – Several Projects with estimated funding of $20,000
♦ $248,000 for Serving the People
TOTAL PROGRAM FUNDING – $1,001,000