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Cultural Tours

As a US nonprofit, we believe that the best we can help preserve Tibetan culture is by facilitating and providing platforms for Tibetans to share their unique culture with the people in the West, thereby educating and raising awareness of it. Our overall goal is to keep the Tibetan people…...

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Karma’s Return to India

I had to wait a long time - almost ten years, to travel back to India and the Tibetan community there. This February we finally had everything in place. It is difficult to find correct words to describe both our excitement and anxiety. We had thought and talked about the…...

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Service Trips

For several years now TCEF Program Manager, Valerie Hellermann has been doing service tours to our project sites in India. These tours are an opportunity to immerse yourself in Tibetan culture and relate directly with the people and particularly the children we serve. We have done many wonderful projects such…...

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FAQs on Sponsorship Program

I want to sponsor a child. How do I begin the process of sponsoring a child? The easiest way to get started is to fill in the sponsorship form online and email it to us. Once we receive that form, we will try to find a child that matches your…...

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TCEF Presentations

TCEF’s Executive Director is a native Tibetan. Our program manager and several board members have traveled extensively in India and know the Tibetan people and their culture at close quarters. We’ve done well over a hundred presentations all over the country sharing whatever we know about Tibet and Tibetans......

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Dubdi Monastery Lunch Project

That’s right! $4.34 a DAY feed 36 young monks a daily hot lunch, the most substantial meal of the day and for some the only meal. Dubdi Monastic School is in a very poor rural farming village. These boys study Buddhism, minimal reading and math in an unheated one room…...

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Kyitsel-ling Education Center

Kyitsel-ling is an boarding hostel that provides excellent learning facilities and supplementary education. Through our sponsorship program, children from the poorest segments of the Tibetan community can stay at Kyitsel-ling and attend school. The foundation stone was laid by His Holiness The Dalai Lama on November 21, 1997, who named…...

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TCEF Montana Events

Helena, the capital of Montana is slowly also becoming a capital for Tibetan awareness here in the Northwest of America. Apart from visits from Tibetan artists, Helena has several regular Tibetan events that are fairly well known. For several years now, the Tibetan Losar celebrations at the Covenant Church has…...

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Sukhavati Educational Hostel

High in the Himalayan foothills of northeastern Sikkim at 9430 feet lies the village of Zuluk. In 2007 under the leadership of Lama Paljor and the assistance of the Shambhala Association of New Caledonia, funds were raised , the villagers donated their labor and the Sukhavati Educational Hostel was built…...

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Hope

The Best Hope for all Tibetans continue to be His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama. The deep respect that all Tibetans have for him unites us. His wisdom and statesmanship have guided the Tibetan movement along a peaceful path that has not only won His Holiness the Nobel Prize for…...

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