Happy smiles in Tharpaling Monastery

In April 2016, HOPE’87- Bhutan Country Representative Ms Karma Yangdon was on a monitoring mission to Bumthang to evaluate the project development and to meet with the Head of the Tharpaling Monastery, His Eminence Chungtruel Rimpochey as well as with the novices. After spending the harsh winter in Sarpang, in the south of Bhutan, the monks are now back in Tharpaling Monastery, where the following photos were taken.

Chungtruel Rimpochey expressed his gratitude to HOPE’87 for the implementation of the literacy classes in his monastery. The HOPE’87-Bhutan Country Representative assessed the newly established sanitary installations financed by HOPE’87 and was also overwhelmed by the improved English and computer skills of the young monks...