"Help us in helping the helpless !!" Authentic Tibetan culture survives only in exile in a few places like Mustang which has had long historical and cultural ties with Tibet. For as long as space endures and for as long as living beings remain, until then may I too abide to dispel the misery of the world.

- His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama

Himalayan Children's Care Home

HCH ensures a better life with free education, health care, food and lodging for such children

 

Himalayan Children's Care Home is a non-profit social organization registered with the Nepalese Government and affiliated to the Social Welfare Organization with the aim of preserving the rich cultural heritage and raising the socio-economic status of the Himalayan and needy people who are deprived of basic education and primary health care. On 13th Nov 2006, The Himalayan Children's Care Home was founded with children from extremely deprived families living together under one roof to give them a better future. In order to survive, parents engaged their children in household activities such as fetching water, grazing the cattle, collecting firewood in all seasons, including the dead cold winter. Due to the harsh environment and poor quality of land, many people have dietary deficiencies and suffer from diseases.....


About Mustang

 

The ancient kingdom of Mustang also known as the forbidden kingdom is in a spectacular location on a high plateau in central Asia, hidden behind an almost impassable wall of the world's highest mountains. The dominant geological feature is the Kali Gandaki gorge. This is the deepest gorge in the world, and is part of an ancient trade route stretching from Lhasa, across the Tibetan plateau and then down the gorge via Nepal to India. The isolation of Lo-manthang was at times helpful in maintaining a degree of independence during periods of conflict between warlords. There are close cultural ties between Tibet and Lo-manthang. Due to its proximity to Tibet and the arid mountainous terrain that surrounds and protects upper mustang-culture, religions and language have remained entirely Tibetan...