Monday, November 12, 2012

Merrick - Our helper

Luckily this year Merrick came to help hand out all the envelopes, I always seem to underestimate how many there are now.  He also ended up fixing washing machines, drinking a lot of chai and shifting our hotel rooms 5 times.  Here is a photo glimpse of his journey.
Ready with the sponsor envelopes, waiting for me to call their names
Mr Fix it trying to get the washing machine at the Nyingma Gonpa to work again

Emptying all the garbage inside might help
With Phurgyal who he has sponsored for many years

Hanging out with the boys for morning chai
Saying farewell to Nyima & Sonam

Monday, November 5, 2012

Children of Tso Pema

On our first day at Tso Pema we were met by lots of children.  Usually we don't meet all the children who are at boarding school but this year we were lucky as they had a couple of days holiday.  Here are a few of them

Yangchen & Samdrup

Dolma & Metok

Yeshe & Deckyi Dolker

Tsekyi Lhamo & Tenzin Samphel

Gelek, Tenzin Paldon, Thakpa &Karma Tashi Dargye
Lhakar & Tashi Lhamo

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A Day in Delhi

Always a warm welcome at Shanti Home

A special celebration this year
An Indian cake for our 20th anniversary!