Thursday, August 2, 2012

The Magic Library

Started my day by watching this video. And boy, it did make me smile. I also spotted some of our books on the shelves of this library. Yayyyy!

Via Avalokiteśvara Trust's Youtube Channel

 A short film made to highlight the work of the Avalokiteśvara Trust. 

 The trust's vision is to empower children with the gift of education, the joy of learning, bringing into existence previously absent opportunities that allow for a better overall quality of life in the region. The trust aims to provide children with the requisite means to not only be educated at school but also to be assisted in their mental, emotional and psychological development and thereby given the best possible foundation for the rest of their lives. 

One of the key projects currently run under the umbrella of the Avalokiteśvara Trust is FOUNTAIN OF LEARNING Fountain of Learning a.k.a FOL, is an initiative to nurture and educate children in isolated villages of Ladakh. For the year 2012, FOL is setting up libraries in Ladakh, the remote ice desert region of the Himalayas.

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