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Tibet Orphanage Initiative

by Betty Bland, TOS-USA Secretary

Introduction

The Tibetan Orphanage Initiative is the result of the recent Pilgrimage to Tibet sponsored by the TSA. While on that Pilgrimage we had the opportunity to visit two orphanages. Both of these operations are known by and supported by our Pilgrimage guide, Glenn Mullin, and Organizer, Pawan Tuladhar.

Suggestions for Worthy Projects

At the July 2006 meeting of the TOS-USA Board of Directors (updated July 2007), various types of projects were identified for action.  Given below are some of the types.

If you would be get involved with one of these project, please comment on this post, or start an new post about your chosen project!

If you have other service projects in mind, please add them as comments to this article.

Overview: Tsunami of Dec., 2004

REPORT ON TSUNAMI RELIEF WORK – TOS, CHENNAI

SEQUENCE OF EVENTS

    On December 26, 2004 a quake with an intensity of 9.0 on the Richter scale occurred in the ocean near the Indonesian town of Banda Aceh. The quake was felt in many countries across the region. The tsunami triggered by the quake destroyed coastal areas of Sumatra, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Southern India and the Maldives, besides other countries, including far off Somalia.

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