The School

How did the project begin?

Posted by on Dec 18, 2013 in Blog, The School | 2 comments

How did the project begin?

In 2005 the project founders, Francesca and a friend were trekking in Upper Mustang when they met lama Khenpo Tsewang Rigzin , the Abbot of Namgyal Monastery in Mustang, Nepal.  A few months earlier, he had begun to gather around twenty children from remote and impoverished villages where no school facilities exist to give them an education and started a project to build them a school. When they got back to Italy Francesca & Mariagrazia began raising funds through photographic exhibitions, organization of presentations etc. which enabled them to make a substantial contribution to...

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