Student’s Details (Monk)

BISHAL TAMANG

D.O.B: 12 years old (No record of exact date of birth)

Address: Pokhara, Nepal

Guardian's Name: Krishna Bahadur Tamang (Father)

Background: Bishal has two brothers and four sisters none of who have received formal education due to extremely difficult financial conditions at home. He has been sent to the monastic school by his parents for the advantage of receiving free education.
CHOEKYI GYATSO

D.O.B: 19 July 1999

Address: Kimaling, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Karma (Father)

Background: Choekyi Gyatso has four elder sisters, three elder brothers and a younger brother. His family depends on livestock for subsistence. Owing to the poverty in this family of 11 members, none of his siblings have received formal education.
CHOEKYI LODOE


D.O.B: 6 July 2002

Address: Namgyal, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Gyatso

Background: Choekyi Lodoe comes from a joint family of 8 members, consisting of his grandparents, his parents, his uncle and aunt, one elder brother, an elder sister and a younger sister. His elder siblings study in schools in Jomsom and Kathmandu, respectively. His younger sister studies at the local government school in his hometown. His mother has been providing for the entire family since his father left home a few years ago to marry another woman. They depend on farming and livestock to get by. Choekyi Lodoe is a young boy of very gentle nature.
HOEKYONG SANGPO


D.O.B: 21 July 2001

Address: Kimaling, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Karma Lhundup (Father)

Background: Choekyong Sangpo's family tries to make ends meet through farming. His brother and sister study at the local government school in his hometown. He is a well-disciplined and very hardworking student.
CHOEKYI PALDEN


D.O.B: 3 June 2001

Address: Kimaling, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Richoe Wangmo (Mother)

Background: Choekyi Palden's father left his mother before he was born. She subsequently married another man and moved to Dhe, a village a day's hike away from her own, where she left Choekyi Palden in the care of his grandfather.
CHOEKYI WANGPO


D.O.B: 1 April 1998

Address: Phuphak, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Tsephel (Father)

Background: Choekyi Wangpo's father works as a carpenter in their village. His is also a family of farmers. He has an elder brother who studies at the local government school in his hometown. Choekyi Wangpo is a very bright and confident student.
DAWA TSERING


D.O.B: 1 May 2006

Address: Aarka, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Mingyur (Father)

Background: Dawa Tsering was born in a joint family consisting of his parents, his elder brother, his elder sister, a younger sister, his grandparents and his uncle. None of Dawa Tsering’s siblings go to school. This family of 9 relies on farming for sustenance. Dawa Tsering is a very good and bright student.
DAWA SAMDUP


D.O.B: 9 September 2005

Address: Humla District, Nepal

Guardian's Name: Sonam Dhundup (Uncle)

Background: Dawa Samdup hails from a particularly remote area further away from Mustang. It is a months' hike from Mustang. Comparable to the condition of the other residents of his village, Dawa Samdup too, is poor and did not receive the opportunity to go to school.
GONPO TSERING


D.O.B: 6 April 2001

Address: Trenkhar, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Tamding Wangyal (Father)

Background: Gonpo Tsering is the youngest of two boys and three girls. His father works at the local government school in his hometown. His family relies on farming to support themselves. Gonpo is a good and intelligent student.
GYALTSEN WANGCHUK


D.O.B: 7 July 2002

Address: Trenkhar, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Pemba (Grandfather)

Background: Gyaltsen Wangchuk is an orphan who lived with his grandfather before coming to our school. His family's mean of support is farming.
JAMYANG CHOEPHEL


D.O.B: 2 August 1999

Address: Aarka, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Mingmar (Father)

Background: Jamyang Choephel has two brothers and two sisters out of whom, one elder brother is studying in Pokhara while the rest of them are in Mustang with their parents. Jamyang Choephel is a good and bright student.
JAMYANG CHOESANG


D.O.B: 2 August 1999

Address: Pokhara, Nepal

Guardian's Name: Rachana Gurung (Mother)

Background: Jamyang Choesang belongs to a very poor family. His father works as a manual laborer at construction sites and his mother works as a sweeper in a small restaurant. He has a younger brother, Jamyang Dakpa, who is also a monk at our school
JAMYANG DAKPA


D.O.B: 14 March 2005

Address: Pokhara, Nepal

Guardian's Name: Rachana Gurung (Mother)

Background: Jamyang Dakpa is the younger one of two sons. His father works as a manual laborer at construction sites and his mother works as a sweeper in a small restaurant. His elder brother, Jamyang Choesang, is also a monk at our school. They come from a very poor family.
JAMYANG DHONDUP


D.O.B: 14 February 1999

Address: Thini, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Rhigyal (Father)

Background: Jamyang Dhondup's family lives near Jomson, the district headquarters of Mustang where they make a meager living through farming. He has a brother who is studying in India and a sister who is at home helping their father.
JAMYANG LODOE


D.O.B: 22 August 1997

Address: Bhartsa, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Tamding (Father)

Background: Jamyang Lodoe's mother passed away when he was very young. His elder brother works with their father, who is now the sole breadwinner of the family. Jamyang Lodoe is a very gentle-natured, hardworking student.
JAMYANG NYIMA


D.O.B: 2 August 1995

Address: Trenkhar, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Tsephel (Father)

Background: Jamyang Nyima, his younger brother, four elder brothers and elder sisters have been taken care of by their father ever since their mother passed away when Jamyang was still young. This young monk from a poor family of farmers is very gentle-mannered and is a very hardworking student.
JAMYANG NYINGPO


D.O.B: 22 July 2001

Address: Aarka, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Nyima (Mother)

Background: Jamyang Nyingpo and his brother have been looked after by their mother after their father passed away when he and his brother were very young. Due to extremely difficult financial conditions at home, his brother has been unable to receive proper education.

JAMYANG TENDHAR


D.O.B: 22 July 2001

Address: Aarka, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Nyima (Mother)

Background: Jamyang Tendhar has three brothers and two sisters. Two of his elder brothers are monks at monasteries in India. His eldest brother is the head of the family and takes care of their mother and the siblings.
JANGCHUP GYALTSEN


D.O.B: 23 July 1999

Address: Namgyal, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Pema Norbu (Father)

Background: Jangchup Gyaltsen and his three sisters lost their mother a few years ago to cancer as a result of a lack of necessary medical facilities in the village. One of his sisters works in India while the other two study at a school in Kathmandu. His family survives on farming.
JORDEN


D.O.B: 1 August 2004

Address: Trenkhar, Mustang

Guardian's Name: Gendun (Father)

Background: Jorden and his older brother were born in a very poor family. His brother studies at the local government school. His father has two wives.