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    SAVE education project in Sarnath, India
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    Tibetan nomad preparing for annual pony races
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    The alleys of Varanasi, India
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    Tibetan nomadic herder in Ladakh, India
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    Dharamsala nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas
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    Karen village in Northwest Thailand
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    Along the Sham trek in Ladakh, India
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    Repairs at the school in Charan Khad, India
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    Shining Golden Temple in Amritsar, India
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    Tibetan Uprising Day in Dharamsala, India
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    SAVE education project in Sarnath, India
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    Karen village in Northwest Thailand
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    Frozen prayer flags on the stunning trek to Mt. Kanchenjunga
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    Along the Holy Ganges in Varanasi, India

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Global Health in the Himalayas: Nepal & India


Global Health in the Himalayas is an intensive two-month field program that encompasses studies in Himalayan culture, health care delivery and public health with opportunities for service learning. A primary focus this year will be on supporting communities that were affected by the …

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IVS Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts – Learn More
RTEES Relief

Dear Friends, Like all of you, we were incredibly saddened by the devastating earthquake in Nepal. We have been discussing how we could provide the most meaningful response and how to ensure that the funds we raise will actually get to the …

Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai

After staying in Kanchanburi and doing home stays, we departed for Bangkok to catch the night train to Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand. While on the train, we watched the progression of Central to Northern Thailand, past many picturesque villages and got …