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SMD Alumna Giving Back to NBF

A note from Tsewang Diki:

Upon completing grade 10 in 2015 from Shree Mangal Dvip School, I volunteered at the school for over a year, primarily as Manager's Assistant and Director's Assistant, among other activities. I was awarded a scholarship to attend high school at Shawnigan Lake School (SLS), on Vancouver Island, so in 2016 I left for Canada. To continue my education after SLS, I have been fortunate enough to receive a full-ride scholarship to the University of British Columbia to study Bachelor of Science.

I am very blessed to receive so much support and love from these communities, sponsors, mentors, and donors, without whom I would not be where I am today. One of the many things I have learned throughout these journeys is the importance and power of giving back. I am forever grateful to my root Lama, Very Venerable Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche, for giving me a chance to change my life positively. I am also incredibly thankful to all my sponsors and mentors.

When given a chance to help NBF with their Newsletter, I took the opportunity to give back, in some small way. I am delighted to be a part of a community that helps improve the lives of countless Himalayan Children in various sectors.

  1. Second year at UBC

  2. With my elder brother, who also went to SMD. Last summer I was finally able to go home, Nepal, after more than four years in Canada. This photo was taken at my birthplace, Prok, Nubri.

  3. At Thrangu Monastery in Canada during Tibetan New Year with Tenzin, SMD Alumna, who won scholarship to attend SLS in 2019.

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