Author Archives: Franca Leeson
The clinic, now more than a year into operation, is running well. There is one doctor, one nurse, and one helper. Most of their activity is centred around consultation, diagnosis, and prescription and distribution of medicine (traditional or Western). The … Continue reading
The Clinic is now furnished and operating! See pictures below for various views of the interior. Again, thank you to all our donors for their timely help!
A big THANK YOU to a number of generous donors who have stepped up and offered some funds. Lama Tenzin was able to deliver several thousand dollars to the project this month: enough money to get things going again. Lama … Continue reading
This is an appeal for funds to help keep the Dhompa Clinic Project moving forward. Dhompa is an area in the Prefecture of Yushu in Tibet. The local people there have built the exterior of a building to be used … Continue reading
Great news! The construction crew has finished the exterior of the clinic. The building is empty, however, and the project must still raise another $65,000 in order to complete interior finishing and acquire appropriate furnishing and medical supplies.
As you can see from the attached photos, building is now well under way. We have laid the foundation and finished the outside front of the building. To those who have donated so far, thank you so very, very much … Continue reading
Lama Tenzin has received a letter from the community leaders of Dhompa District. Here is a translation: “To those who are wearing the armour of compassion and altruism, wealthy and generous: “Lama Tenzin is trying to help us set up … Continue reading
Here are photos of recent projects that our builders, Gala Yonam and Gala Jamyang, have completed. First is Tong Nak Retreat Centre, completed in 2008. Located in Dhompa, it houses 15 retreatants and staff. The cost of the project was … Continue reading
We now have a design of the floor plan for the ground floor. The clinic would also have a floor above that would mainly be one large space suitable for community events