Who we are

Tara Bodong (Netherlands) is a non-profit charitable foundation which supports humanitarian projects in the northern region of India and Nepal. The projects are initiated locally and overseen by the Tibetan lama, Geshe Pema Dorjee. Founders and Board Our Team Our Team Tara Bodong ANBI Requirements –

Our project

Our main project is to raise funds to support the Bodong Nunnery/Girls’ School that we are building in Lumla, Arunachal Pradesh in North-East India. Phase one is already completed, with 19 girls currently living there (kindly supported through our sponsorship programme) and attending the nearby village school, whilst build and complete more classrooms and a […]

How to give

The members and friends of Tara Bodong (Netherlands) appreciate your donation. We will do our very best to make sure that every contribution we receive will go entirely to the nunnery/girls’ school. There are several ways you can financially support our project: Transfer via Bank Account: Bank: Rabobank Hilversum Account number: 1151.38.447 Account name: Stichting Tara Bodong (Netherlands) […]

The Big 80’s Dance Party

Thank you everyone for coming to the 80’s party at De Kaars! It was such a fun evening with music we all remember; the dance floor was packed! Everyone made such an effort to dress up.

We also would like to thank the following sponsors for your contributions to the silent auction.

Eyesmile Photography
Sing Out Choir
Dudok Private Gym
Made by Shelley
Learn Dutch Fast
Roland Vizeneux Champagne
Il Divino wines
Harbour Air
Wickaninnish Inn
Middle Beach Lodge
Schooner Restaurant
Your Nourished Life
Joy in Organizing
Tango Soul
Erik Gouw Personal Training
Mrs Italy
Ana´s Mexican Food
Lorena Rosa Blancos

All proceeds will go towards our home for needy girls in Lumla, Arunachal Pradesh situated at the foothills of the Himalayas.

Our Inspiration

  • Pema Dorjee

    Tibetan Lama Geshe Pema Dorjee has dedicated his life to helping disadvantaged people in the Himalayan region. There, he has organised numerous charitable projects with emphasis on the poor, the elderly, street children, the sick and the disabled. He currently runs 13 charitable projects including support for education, community improvement, health and environmental development. Amongst […]

  • Siri Weirum

    Siri Weirum worked for many years as a manager for Oslo Red Cross in Norway. When she took early retirement, she decided to do something completely different by going to live abroad. After reading an article in a Norwegian newspaper about an international organisation looking for ‘senior’ citizens to work as volunteers in developing countries, Siri got […]

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