Many dedicated organizations build schools and provide medical care to people in rural parts of the world. But I have faith in the Tibetan Village Project more than any other, mostly because its founder—Tamdin Wangdu—grew up in a rural Tibetan village himself. The organization funds projects throughout the region, and runs “volun-tourism” trips to Tibet that benefit both travelers and local Tibetans.
Watch this video for more on their current projects.
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