Mission statement

Help Tibet works in partnership with people of Tibetan origin to promote sustainable communities and develop initiatives which support the wellbeing of the most vulnerable..

Earthquake Update

During the spring 2016, once the danger of aftershocks had receded, we were able to start work in the remote Nubri area of Nepal where 979 houses scattered among 12 villages were badly damaged during the earthquakes in 2015. Nubri is north of Gorkha (the epicentre of the first earthquake) and abuts the border of Tibet. There is no access for vehicles and it is a 5 day walk to the nearest road and transportation. This self reliant community started to rebuild their houses but need help to complete their roofing. To date Help Tibet has supplied 18 sheets of tin per household for 220 homes. Due to the inaccessibility of the area the most economical way to supply the tin is by helicopter.

The trustees consider this project to be high priority and have just sanctioned the implementation of the next phase - sufficient materials for another 220 houses are to be transported in time for the coming winter.We are committed to supplying materials for the remaining 539 homes; this work will be phased as soon as we have funds to complete the task.

As the community has no permanent health centre in the vicinity we also took the opportunity to send up 120kgs of Tibetan medecines on the helicopter. Mobile clinics were set up and 860 patients have already received help.

September 2016

Update - August 2017

Since the above was written the helicopter has made regular trips to deliver tin and we are delighted that, all being well, this project will be completed in the autumn. Mobile clinics continue to be operated and over 1,000 patients have been treated during each visit.

Thank you to all our donors who have made it possible to complete this project so quickly.

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Money Well Spent:

68p pays for everything an old person in our home needs for a day, including all medical fees and funerals.
£130 a year pays for the book budget for a primary school library so that new titles can be sourced every month.
£280 funds a solar streetlight in a rural Tibetan community and protects residents from the wild animals that live in the jungle right next door to the villages.

Our running costs are tiny, so every penny you give can make a difference: our staff in the UK all work pro bono.