Helping the Children

The previous Kalu Rinpoche established the monastery in Sonada and also the Great Stupa and monastery in Salugara, India. Currently there are about 150 people there that include children monks and lamas, mostly young children.

I have setup a proper account in accordance with international law to insure transparency and accountability in the handling of donated funds. This account is specifically for the needs of the children and monks of Sonada and Salugara, their education, medical and daily living needs.

All donations will go directly to the needs of the children and monks of Sonada and Salugara. I will personally be in charge and oversee the distribution of these funds in accordance with their needs that include their education, and medical.

It is my hope that in the future these young children and monks can bring harmony and great benefit to humanity and the world at large. I am asking for your help in donations to make this a reality for the future of the dharma and the benefit of humanity.

Thank you for your support,

Kyabje Kalu Rinpoche
March 11, 2018

Please donate to Samdrub Darjay Chöling Monastery today, children are counting on you.

A donation of 20 € can buy 5 doses of combination vaccines to protect the children - A donation of 20 € can buy 5 books for school children

A donation of 40 € can buy 1 white board and posters

A donation of 100 € allows for regular check-ups and medical care for 1 child during 1 year - A donation of 100 € can buy school and personal supplies for 1 child for 1 school year

A donation of 200 € can buy 1 small sound system for the music classes

A donation of 300 € can buy 1 laptop PC for the science classes

A donation of 400 € can buy 1 projector for powerpoints and videos, shown especially in science classes

A donation of 500 € can keep 1 child in high school for 1 year

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