The Swedish Tibetan Society for School & Culture

The Society's founder, Soenam Jamyangling, with children at the site of the first school in 1991The Society's founder, Soenam Jamyangling, with children at the site of the first school in 1991In 2010 The Dagpo Educational Fund was able to provide financial support towards education in Tibet through The Swedish Society for School & Culture. In 1988 The Society was founded with the following mission:

*To participate in an international grass roots effort to build, renovate, or otherwise support 108 primary schools (grades 1-6) in the rural areas of Tibet, and to provide medical care for the students attending the schools.

*To preserve Tibetan culture by providing Tibetan children with the ability to read their traditional texts, to learn traditional arts and crafts, and develop the skills necessary to be able to participate in the economical and political future of their country.

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For 2009 The Dagpo Educational Fund is supporting two projects:

  • The Bauddh Darshan Sanskrit Vidyalaya (Buddhist Philosophic Sanskrit) Keylong School in Lahoul Spiti (H.P., India)
  • Dagpo Thosam Ling School, which is part of the Dagpo Shedrub Ling Monastery in Kaïs (H.P., India)

The Bauddh Darshan Sanskrit Vidyalaya Keylong School in Lahoul Spiti (BDSVK)

The people of Lahoul and Spiti Distt (in Himachal Pradesh, North India) established BDSVK School in 1976 to preserve the art, culture, languages and philosophy of Buddhism that exist throughout in the region.

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