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A Video by Dhawa Tashi

Hello Friends and Supporters,

Our team member Dhawa Tashi has returned from his trip to Tsum. Dhawa had two goals during his trip. One was to organize the grand opening of our first project, the Compassion Health Centre. The other was to take the funds he raised through his YOUCARING campaign and distribute them to villages in Tsum. Much of the money he raised was from Tsumpas living abroad. Dhawa used his own savings to buy a plane ticket to Nepal to do this work.

Here is his story:


Dhawa Tashi Heads to Tsum

Dhawa Tashi Heads to Tsum
Team Member Dhawa Tashi is en-route to Nepal. Not only will he be purchasing medical supplies and bringing our new Community Medical Assistant up to Tsum to open the clinic, he has a personal project, too: He'll be distributing over $22 thousand in funds he raised through his YOUCARING page. Dhawa… Read more »

Buddha's Birthday

Buddha's Birthday
Dr. Steven Aung and the International Buddhist Friends Association extended their kindness to The Compassion Project and the people of Tsum on Monday, May 30th. We were invited to their 33rd annual Wesak event, a celebration of the Buddha's birthday, to collect donations for our work in Nepal. It… Read more »

Helicopter Drops

Helicopter Drops
The weeks since the earthquake have been busy ones. Masses of Facebook and Skype messages, co-ordinating and connecting different aid groups, and then seeing the fruits of our efforts manifesting as real, solid, much needed help for Tsum. It started like this: Climber Melanie Barnett Southworth was… Read more »

Images from Tsum

Images from Tsum
The Compassion Project was so happy to see that our friend Lama Pema had a safe trip to Tsum. He sent us many photos of the valley so we can figure out how best to support this isolated community. He spent one night and two days there and was in the first helicopter to land in Tsum. People in the… Read more »