How Can You Help Us
1. GENERAL DONATIONS
FOR FOOD AND CLOTHING
Of 230 nuns, 156 currently have sponsors.
The cost of everything in Nepal is soaring.
DONATIONS FOR MEDICAL NEEDS
About ten nuns have TB at any time and medicine can be expensive. Some nuns have different types of hepatitis requiring medicine and special food. Hospitalization and operations are at times required and are costly. Vitamins are essential to prevent low iron and skin issues
FUNDS FOR FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS
For furniture and curtains for rooms, desks, puja tables, rugs, library shelving etc.
- DONATIONS FOR BOOKS FOR THE LIBRARY
- TEXTBOOKS AND NOTEBOOKS FOR THOSE STUDYING IN THE NUNNERY
2. INDIVIDUAL SPONSORSHIP OF NUNS
- If you sponsor a nun, your nun will write you letters in English if you wish to have correspondence. Sponsorship of a nun is $240 a year. More info
3. SPONSORSHIP FOR SCHOOL FEES FOR A YOUNG NUN ATTENDING SHREE MANGAL DVIP SCHOOL (See Tara Abbey Education Fund )
- To cover school fees, lunch, textbooks and notebooks etc.: $240 per year.
4. DONATIONS FOR BUILDING:
Funds are needed to build a new dormitory for housing nuns. The existing rooms are very crowded and they are unable to take in new nuns.
Cost of construction of a new dormitory: Approx. $175,000
THE NUNS OF THRANGU TARA ABBEY WOULD LIKE TO EXPRESS THEIR GRATITUDE TO ALL THE SPONSORS WHO HAVE HELPED THEM IN THE MANY DIFFERENT WAYS THAT HAVE CHANGED THEIR LIVES ALLOWING THEM TO DEVOTE THEIR LIVES TO MEDITATION AND STUDY.
Please refer to the following list of non-profit charitable foundations for the activities of Thrangu Rinpoche.
For general information contact:
Gloria Jones, Tara Abbey Coordinator in Nepal: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are visiting Nepal and would like to visit the Abbey, you can call Gloria Jones: 214-0440 or the Abbey's secretary Ani Karma Lhamo at 9841397359 or Tel: 427-6715 or Email us at email@example.com
IN THE U.S.A.
Himalayan Children's Fund
P.O. Box 15644
Beverly Hills, California 90209
Director: Debra Ann Robinson
Telephone: (310) 395-6616
Debra Ann Robinson: (310) 395-6616
Namo Buddha Foundation (Canadian non-profit charity)
Public Foundation Reg. No. 888437621 RR
PO Box 46898, STN. D.
Vancouver, BC CANADA V6J 5M4
Kate Ayers: Communication/Membership
Karma Kagyu Charity, (Special Account Tashi Choling)
Vajra Vidya Centre
Wackerstr. 47d Lindau
THRANGU RINPOCHE TRUST
42 Magdelen Road
Oxford OX4 1RB, UK
Make cheques payable to: "Thrangu Rinpoche Trust-Tara Abbey Fund"
Phone: 44-1865-24l555 Fax: 44-l865-790096 (0l865 inside U.K.)
Treasurer: Dr. Paul Durrands e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please specify what the donation is for.
To wire money directly to the bank in Britain::
Sort Code: 301251
Account Number: 7444333
Address: Lloyds TSB Bank, Cowley Branch
1 Pound Way, Cowley
Oxfordshire, OXF 2EB, UK