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Tibetan national football team in CONIFA World Football Cup 2018, London

Tashi Delek!

Hope everyone is doing well.

I am pleased to share with you all that the Tibetan national football team (men) was granted a Wild Card to participate in the CONIFA World Football Cup 2018 - the Federation for football associations outside FIFA, which will be played in London from 31st May 2018 to 9th June 2018.

Needless to say, it is a proud moment for Tibet & Tibetans. We, in London, are especially excited with this news and look forward to watching the Tibetan national men's football team play in the CONIFA World Football Cup 2018.

The Tibetan National Sports Association (TNSA), the official organiser of sports in Tibetan community in exile, will be bringing the Tibetan national football team to London at-least 10 days prior to the scheduled start of the CONIFA World Football Cup 2018 for ‘‘training and friendly matches between clubs’’.

TNSA is also considering bringing the Tibetan national women’s team to London from 3rd June 2018 for a week, so that the players can gain some exposure and also play a few friendly matches.

You can find further information about the fixtures, venue etc. for the CONIFA World Football Cup 2018 matches by following this link:

http://www.goal.com/en-ie/news/teams-fixtures-and-everything-you-need-to-know-about-the/1rcm2zz90gvjs11q4kw84otb85

For information about buying tickets for the matches visit the following link:

http://www.conifa.org/en/2018/02/07/stadium-and-ticketing-information-for-conifas-2018-paddy-power-world-football-cup/

Please note: £1 from each ticket purchased will be donated to the team of your choice.

We would like to request you to please share this information among your members, friends and networks through mailing or through social media for a wide reach.

Feel free to contact this office for any queries you may have regarding this.

Thanking you in advance,

Sincerely,

Tenzin Kunga
Communications & Advocacy Officer
The Office of Tibet,
Tibet House
1, Culworth Street
London, NW 8 7AF
UK
Tel. + 44 ( 0 ) 20 - 7722 - 5378
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New CGI Sheet Roof for the Jampaling Old Peoples’ Home
This Old Peoples’ Home in Dharamsala, managed by the Central Tibetan Relief Committee (Department of Home, CTA) looks after 150 elders. Tibet Foundation is a UK charity that has been helping the Home. Late last year, the Foundation has donated £11,850 towards renovation of the old building with new roof. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters and hard work of the CTRC the renovation has been successfully completed.

Ms Tashi Dickey, the dealing staff of the Central Tibetan Relief Committee has sent to Tibet Foundation following pictures and the report. We would like to thank our members for their generosity and the Central Tibetan Relief Committee for completing the renovation most successfully on time. Thank you

Tibet Foundation

Completion Report on construction New CGI Sheet Roofing at JAMPALING OPH, Dharamsala
Title: Construction of new roofing CGI Sheet
Project Holder: Executive Secretary, Central Tibetan Relief Committee. Dharamsala. (Department of Home)
Location: OLD PEOPLE HOME, JAMPALING, DHARAMSALA
Project Duration: From October 1, 2017 to November 31, 2017

Total Budget required for the project: INR 12,41,072/-( Towels lakh forty one thousand & seventy two only )
Total Budget Received From Tibet Foundation: 10,16,881/- ( Ten Lakh Sixteen thousand) minus 5 %Admiration Rs 50,844/- = Which final budget received ( 9,66,037/) The remaining 2,75,035/ ( Funded by PRM)
Beneficiaries: Old people's Home Dharamsala accommodate 130 elders There are 14 staffs' personnel consisting of Manager, Provision store in-charge, Kitchen staff, nurse, Elders helper and House Keeping staff.
A. Proposed Solution: To Provide better living standard for the elders.
B. Project back ground:
This project will help all needy elders of Jampaling who come from Tibet who have left their families and beloved one in Tibet and had served most of their life in Indian army and Tibetan community for over 30 years in exile. After retirement from the service, they are once again left alone and in capable of living a family life as they do not have any family members with them in exile. It includes all those elderly who are unable to earn their livelihood due to old age and with no one to rely on. Jampaling Old People's Home provides food, shelter and medical facilities to such aged people residing there in order to ward off any kind of hardships in their last years.

C. Project Justification: We are happy to able to put new CGI sheet roofing at old age home Jampaling as very essentially especially during monsoon or rainy season, Most of the room have problem of leakage due to heavy rain fall and no sunshine for long period time, which lead to moisture and humidity in the room. Adversely affect the health of elders. Now the problem of leakage and humidity permanently solved. Thankful to Tibet Foundation
And also we are able construct new store room, The remaining emty space is very useful for the to enjoy leisure time without any problem from rain and sun. They can enjoy indoor games anytime.
The purpose of constructing CGI sheet is to improve the health of elders and plus to create a friendly environment where elders can engage in various recreational activities during their leisure time on roof top.

Planned Activities:
This project was based on full contract to contactor.
• Under the chairman of the Executive secretary, we have formed committee with 5 members i.e. 1) Ms. Tashi Dickey ( Dealing staff) Home department. 2)Mr. Wangchen (OPH In-charge), 3) Mrs. Dolma Tsering (Staff Nurse), 4) Mr Ngodup Palden ( Group Leader) The member of committee selected the contractor on bases of their quotation and closely supervise during while implementing project.
• Executive Secretary supervised and monitored the project with the concern manger of the OPH and the project dealing staff.
Output of project:
• Improved proper accommodation and legal protection from health, security & shelter
• Improved the better living standard of elders.
• Elders are enjoying hygiene and clean environment and they can feel that they are at their home.
• To improve health of the elder inmates of the Home
• Elders are enjoying free humidity room and have more hygiene environment.

The construction new CGI Sheet was completed within given period and budget. It was very beneficial to elders. And from within the given budget we try to get best quality of material with minimum price. The photos of project site are attached with the brief report for your kind information.

Conclusion:
The construction of new CGI Sheet roofing at Jampaling Old people home was successfully completed and funded by TIBET FOUNDATION AID LONDON, UK. This project is very helpful and directly benefited to the elder's health and environment of OPH. On behalf of Department of Home and OPH Jampaling would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to our donor for financing towards this project.

Report Submitted by
Tashi Dickey (Ms.) Submission Date: 7th November, 2017
Dealing Staff
Department of Home CTRC
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Aid to Tibet: Winter clothing and medicine delivered to the Sershul Old Peoples’ Home in Tibet

Sershul, Zachukha in Tibetan is a nomadic area in Kham, now in the Kandze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province.

Sershul Tripa, the head of Sershul monastery has founded the Sershul Old Peoples’ Home. Tibet Foundation has been supporting the Home since 1996. Today it has 65 residents. Situated at 4,000 meters above sea level, temperature at minus 20 degrees in the winter and distance from Chengdu is three days journey by car. Sershul is known to be one the highest in altitude, longest in distance from developed areas and coldest place in Kham.

At an urgent request by the Sershul Old Peoples’ Home, the Foundation has provided clothing and medicine for the Home. Our regional representative Tsondue went to Chengdu to buy winter clothing, including set of quilts, pillows, bed cover, shoes and some vitamins and medicine and transported them to Sershul. On 25th January 2018 they were distributed to the residents supervised by Thukga, the head of the Home and Lama Khige of the Sershul monastery responsible for the Home.

Attached pictures taken by Tsondu include shopping goods in Chengdu, transporting them to Sershul and distributing goods to the residents in the Sershul Old Peoples’ Home. We would like to thank all our donors and Tsondue and his uncle for managing the distribution so successfully efficiently.

Please share this message and support the Foundation’s Aid to Tibet programme giving practical support to the Tibetan people.
Thank you.
Tibet Foundation
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Tibet Foundation is exceedingly honoured to welcome Gyalwa Dokhampa Shedrub Nyima, the 9th Khamtrul Rinpoche to bless the Tibetan Peace Garden in London today, along with one of
the seniormost tokdens, Tokden Achö, aka Tokden Chökyi Lodrö and Tokden Tutop Nyima.
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Post of Executive Director at Tibet Foundation
4th December 2017
Tibet Foundation (charity no. 292400) is a small charity, non- political Tibetan organisation involved in the preservation of Tibetan culture and the relief of poverty among Tibetan People. Founded in 1985 we work in India, Nepal, Tibet (China) and Mongolia in education, health care and economic development, helping Tibetan communities sustain their unique cultural and spiritual traditions. We also organize programmes in the UK and the West to promote and increase awareness of Tibetan culture.
We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and well organised individual with an excellent skill-set capable of taking the initiative in fundraising, strategy, organising short and long term plans of action, budgeting and contributing constructively to the development of the charity and its portfolio of projects.
The Director will take the executive role of running the charity together with hands-on-responsibility for the every day work of the organisation.
Title: Executive Director
Salary: £35,000 p.a. with an annual bonus based on funds raised
Job Type: Permanent position
Location: Southwark, London, UK
Period: Initially for one year subject to successful review
The ideal candidate would be someone who:
• has a good knowledge of how charities work
• has ability to develop and maintain the smooth running of
the administration
• has excellent English language skills – written and spoken
• has a passion for and experience in social media
• is able to build and manage databases and websites to
provide a strong support foundation
• is able to offer outstanding customer services
• is able to plan and organise successful fundraising
• is able to visualise and organise good public events for the
charity
• is able to provide the trustees with feedback on finance, projects and membership
• has a background and interest in international development and Tibet. These would be useful, as would knowledge of Tibetan.
Responsibilities:
• Overall administration of the charity
• Fundraising and developing short and long term plans
• Offering outstanding customer services
• Writing appeal letters and reports
• Making things work in the office and for the charity overall
Main Requirements:
• Good knowledge of how charities work
• Great passion for the aims and work of Tibet Foundation
• Work in a team focused environment
• Excellent skills for building strong relationships with donors and beneficiaries
• Excellent English language skills in writing and communication
• Excellent ability to make short and long term plans of action
All applications should reach Tibet Foundation by email to phuntsog.wangyal@tibet-foundation.org AND info@tibet-foundation.org before or at the latest by 6pm on Friday 22nd December 2017.
Attach your CV, a statement to support your application and indicate why you are the right candidate, together with two references including one from the organisation where you are currently working, accompanied by your consent for the Foundation to contact referees directly.
Short listed applicants will be informed by Friday 12th January 2018. They will be asked to come for an interview on Saturday 27th January 2018. Further details of the interview will be sent out at that time.
Phuntsog Wangyal
Founding Trustee
Tibet Foundation
5 Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7XW
Phone: 44 (0)20 7930 6001
Website: www.tibet-foundation.org
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'Bon and Buddhism, Two Faces of the Same Coin?', by Professor Emeritus Per Kværne from University of Oslo, at Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London, on Tuesday, 21st November 2017.

https://youtu.be/tUBPEdyeT98
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Tibet Foundation Lecture in Celebration of Tibet Foundation Day 2017
'Bon and Buddhism, Two Faces of the Same Coin?', a wonderful and stimulating topic last night presented by Professor Emeritus Per Kværne from University of Oslo, at Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London. The full lecture video will be available soon.
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Tashi Delek to all,
We sincerely thank our special guest reader Ms Tenzin Kelsang and all our wonderful and talented poetry readers as well as our audience - An Evening of Poetry: Joys and sorrows of Exile at Kailash Centre, London, on 17th Nov 2017. Here we would like to share some of the pictures from the event.

We are also having another event on next Tuesday - Tibet Foundation Lecture in Celebration of Tibet Foundation Day 2017

'Bon and Buddhism, Two Faces of the Same Coin?' by Professor Emeritus Per Kværne, University of Oslo, at Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London, on Tuesday, 21st November 2017 from 7 pm to 8 PM. Free event and light refreshments will be served.

We look forward to seeing you all very soon!
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FINAL REMINDER:
Tashi Delek to all,
We warmly welcome you all to join our two following upcoming events - on this Friday and next week Tuesday:

1) An Evening of Poetry: Joys and sorrows of Exile
with Ms. Tenzin Kalsang from Dharamsala, India via Skype, and along with other 11 young and new & experienced and confident poetry readers both in Tibetan and English languages, on this Friday 17th November 2017, at Kailash Center, 7 New Court Street, St. John’s Wood, London, NW8 7 AA from 7:00 -9:30 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

2) Tibet Foundation Lecture in Celebration of Tibet Foundation Day 2017
'Bon and Buddhism, Two Faces of the Same Coin?' by Professor Emeritus Per Kværne, University of Oslo, at Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London, on next Tuesday, 21st November 2017 from 7 pm to 8 PM.

We look forward to seeing you all very soon!
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Tashi Delek to all !
We welcome everyone to join our following upcoming events in November and December:

1) An Evening of Poetry: Joys and sorrows of Exile, with Ms. Tenzin Kalsang from Dharamsala, India. On Friday 17th November 2017, At Kailash Center, 7 New Court Street, St. John’s Wood, London, NW8 7 AA from 7:00 -9:30pm.

2) Tibet Foundation Lecture in Celebration of Tibet Foundation Day 2017
'Bon and Buddhism, Two Faces of the Same Coin?' by Professor Emeritus Per Kværne, University of Oslo, On Tuesday, 21st November 2017, at 7 pm to 8 PM. Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London

3) UK Tibetan Children's Drawing and Painting Competition based on the legacy and lifetime achievements of His Holiness the Dalai Lama during 28th Anniversary of Nobel Peace Prize Day at Aubert Court community centre in London, on Saturday 9th December 2017. Program starts at 5 pm till 10 pm. For further information please visit: http://tibet-foundation.org/…/20171012-uk-tibetan-children-s
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