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

Dust off your neon leg warmers and dig out your shoulder pads as we dance our way into spring!

We know you missed partying with us last year, so we’re making it up to you! Come celebrate the end of winter at our Big 80’s Party!

Every Breath you Take will leave you Walking on Sunshine! Madonna, Wham!, Cyndi Lauper, Soft Cell, Eurythmics, Men at Work, Bon Jovi, Guns’n’Roses, Simple Minds … our DJ will play all your favourites! This year, we’re at Cafe de Kaars on the Havenstraat, conveniently located in the centre of town. 80’s attire is not compulsory, but be warned … there will be prizes for punk and perms. And, because no Tara Bodong Party is complete without it, there will be a silent auction with fabulous items to bid on.

To visit our Eventbrite page and buy tickets direct please use: https://bit.ly/2DFb0wt or, alternatively, contact one of our team via email at tickets@tarabodong.org


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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