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Bollywood Superstar, Manisha Koirala visits SMD

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Manisha Koirala, Bollywood superstar visited SMD school today to a rapturous welcome. She encouraged the children to dream big and to strive to reach their goals. The students put on…


November 2012 – Lho Village School

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Pasang Lhamo B017 finished Class 10 in spring 2012. SMD is extremely crowded and to Pasang’s keen disappointment, she was not selected to stay with us as a “Senior”. She…


SMDers Teaching in Lhi

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At Thrangu Rinpoche’s urging, and with the help of friends in Canada who raised a fund called Himalayan Teachers Project, we are helping SMDers finish high school and do an…


A New Kind of Science Class

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We all are very glad to have had Phil and Rico in our school, from the Inter-Community School Zurich (ICSZ). During their stay, we got to learn new methods of…

Reading Angels in action.

Reading Angels

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Reading was not so popular a few years back, but from the last two years or so, when SMD and the Inter Community School Zurich became partners, star teachers from…


What We Did in Our Winter Holidays

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During winter vacation, the seniors and our volunteer Bea organized activities for the whole month. They printed out the activities schedule for the kids. So during the one month holiday, the…


SMD Teachers Attend 21st International English Language Teachers Conference

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Tenzin Dolma B195 (currently working on an MA in the US) sponsored 5 SMD teachers to attend the 21st International Conference for English language teachers. Tsering Dhondup B340a was first…


SMD School Plays A Great Role In Making The Lives Of Many Students

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SMD is a new and a wonderful world for many poor students like us. It has given us things we never imagined. As many of us are from remote places...