Category: Projects

Sponsors for the 2011 TWA Specialized Studies Fellowship for Women

Dolma sponsor

The Tibetan Women’s Association is thankful to the sponsors of the TWA Specialized Studies Fellowship for Women (2011-2012 academic year). Your contribution has made the launching of this year’s program a huge success.

Seed money from Tibetan Women’s Association is Rs. Five Lakh  (Rs. 5,00,000)

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Results of the 2011 TWA Specialized Studies Fellowship for Women

Tibetan Women's Association

Empowerment through Education

On 12 March TWA announced the opening of seven fellowships: two for Bachelors, three for Masters and two for PhD. The last date for submission of applications for Bachelors and Masters was 1 June and 1 July for PhD candidates.

However, following the meeting of the Bachelors and Masters selection committee board …

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TWA looks back on 16 years of Stitches of Tibet and plans for the future


Stitches of Tibet (SOT) was created in 1995 and extended in 1998 to sell handicrafts produced by the trainees. Around 10 Tibetan women (with priority given to refugees and those from a low socio-economic background) spend 18 months learning handicrafts as well as studying Tibetan and English.

This year, 2011, we have put together a …

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Sponsorship Program 2010, report

Tibetan Women's Association

Dharamsala: TWA have published a evaluation report of our sponsorship program including data, facts and graphs analysis as well as consideration of future prospects for innovation. You can view the report in PDF format here.

TWA’s sponsorship project assists needy families, usually by means of financial support, aid in acquiring …

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Stitches of Tibet: Stitching the Economic Gap of Tibetan Women in Exile

Tibetan Women's Association

Dharamsala, 24 October 2006:  Initiated in 1995, it has been eleven years since Stitches of Tibet (SOT) has successfully functioned as a source of financial support for many of the destitute Tibetan women in exile, especially new arrivals from Tibet. The driving force behind Tibetan Women’s Association’s (TWA) establishment of the handicraft and tailoring project called …

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