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Bollywood Night 2019 Schedule

Bollywood Night 2019 Schedule 6.30 pm Doors open for people who need help with Bollywood/Indian attire AND for people who need extra time to check out the fabulous Silent Auction collection. 7.00 pm Doors open for everyone. Beer, wine and soft drink bars are open. Hors d’oeuvres are set, the…...

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Bollywood Night 2019 Live Auction Items

Flight for 2-3 people* in a Cessna 172 with experienced pilot Don Eisenmenger!   From the Helena airport, you can take a few hours flight (75-100 mile radius) to fly over the areas of your choice.  For example, you could fly south over the Missouri River and Canyon Ferry to Bozeman…...

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Transmitting Culture

Tibetan refugee schools in exile have played and continue to play a significant role in helping to transmit our culture to the children. Tibetan schools in exile operate within the broad framework of its host countries in Nepal and especially in India. Yet, within those contrasts, Tibetan educators and administrators…...

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Tibetan Prayer Flags Project

In the project, the Tibetan children at Kyitsel-ling Tibetan Children’s Education Center ( Kyitsel-ling) will themselves make the prayer flags manually. In doing so, they will be actively engaged in a colorful and fascinating facet of Tibetan culture. And, we believe that this will be hands-on cultural transmission - the…...

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Footsteps of the Buddha Tour 2019

The itinerary was quite similar to our tour last year. We shortened the tour by a couple of days and took Sravasti off because of the long bus ride to get to it. So we started the tour with the visit to Clement Town. Last year several members of the…...

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2018 Science Lab Project

Science is one of the core subjects studied in this school right from grade 1. However, due to financial constraints, the school has never had a Science Lab and the school administration again requested TCEF’s help. TCEF board member Jennifer Prugh visited the school, saw the need first hand and…...

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Teaching Aids for Sambhota School

The Sambhota Tibetan School in Miao in Arunachal Pradesh is located in a remote area. A request was received from the school for funds to procure teaching aids for its pre-primary section. TCEF was able to raise this modest amount primarily through the fundraising effort of sponsor Karen Cooper of…...

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Completion Report-English Acquisition Project

Phase 2 of this project involved TCEF board member and Education Consultant, Sara Buckerfield, conducting a workshop for 26 Tibetan teachers on this key issue of English Aquisition in Tibetan Schools in Exile. Sara worked extremely hard to develop content that is both professional and has the potential to immensely…...

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TCEF Annual Report 2018

Thanks to your support, this was another good year for TCEF. We were able to expand our sponsorships programs - both for the children and elders. We were also able to procure funding for a much needed Kyitsel-ling Staff Housing Project and begin fundraising to bring the internet and computers…...

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