Lhomon Education Update

Lhomon Education (LME) is a grassroots initiative developing an innovative curriculum for Bhutanese students in a monastic setting.  “Most of modern education is focused on having instead of being,” said Dawa Drukpa, head teacher at LME’s pilot project at Chökyi...

Year One at The Kanishka School

The Kanishka School is the newest monastic school for children ages 8 to 15 that KF is supporting. Just wrapping up its first full school year and housing 120 young monks, the school is part of Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö Institute, Dzongsar Khyentse...
The Nuns of Pema Choling Shedra

The Nuns of Pema Choling Shedra

Pema Choling Shedra, recipient of a 2017 Ashoka Grant, provides basic and higher education in Buddhist philosophy for nuns. The first Buddhist College for women in Bhutan, the Shedra was established in the Bumthang region in 2001 to increase opportunities for...