You can hear them before you can see them: they thunder up the stairs like a stampede of little yaks, only louder—parents trailing close behind, shaking their heads, and smiling. It may be a frigid, rainy February Saturday morning in the West Village, but inside Trace Foundation’s Latse Library, the ten children who have braved the elements for our biweekly Children’s Class are as animated as ever.
Aged three to six—some American, some Tibetan, some boisterous and others shier and more observant—this week they’re wearing chuba, colorful traditional outfits to celebrate...read more
Friday, March 01, 2013
When we kicked off our GlobalGiving campaign in December 2012 to support 30 young Tibetans pursuing their master and PhDs, we were blown away by donors' generosity. We received... read more
Friday, May 18, 2012
A short, stocky man with long dark hair Humchen appears, at first glance, to be quite ordinary, but he’s a man with a mission. In Xining, the provincial capital of Qinghai,... read more
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Sitting quietly at the end of the long conference table in Trace Foundation’s headquarters in New York, Kelsang Kyi nervously plays with a few sheets of paper, shuffling and... read more