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Tibet Aqueduct Project Fundraiser

Each year the Yungchen Lhamo Foundation undertakes a project to help Tibetans in need of basic resources for survival. Last year, with kind help from your donations, we were able to provide more than 1500 pairs of shoes to underprivileged Tibetan children and teenagers.

Our mission for 2011 concerns a basic human need: water. We are actively raising money for the construction of an aqueduct in the remote Tibetan Village of Nugchu. Currently, the people of Nugchu must travel at least an hour in each direction to get water, not only for the approximately 600 inhabitants of the village, but for their livestock as well.

Winter brings even more sacrifice and challenge: when their pond freezes the villagers have to walk at least one hour into the furthest mountains to get melted snow, or chop and carry frozen ice for 25 minutes.

Yungchen Lhamo is dedicated to bringing that which we take for granted to the villagers of Nugchu. Your donation to this effort would be greatly appreciated.

For further information about this event, please call Nick at 973-479-5818

  Villagers are carrying ice from frozen pond to the village
for their daily needs.
  icer carriers

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Donations by check should be made out to "The Yungchen Lhamo Charitable Foundation" and mailed to:

The Yungchen Lhamo Charitable Foundation
PO Box 3834
NY 12402

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