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Siddhartha School Student Wins First Place in the Clean India Regional Essay Competition

The Clean India Movement (Swatch Bharat Abhiyan) By Padma Lhazes Padma Lhazes, a Siddhartha High School student won first place in the regional competition for the Prime Minister’s Clean India Essa Contest. We are very proud of her work on this essay to motivate all citizens, not just the famous or powerful, to take up Continue reading Siddhartha School Student Wins First Place in the Clean India Regional Essay Competition

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Here’s how you met SSP’s scholarship funding goal!

We had more than 83 donors in the US, Canada, and Europe give to this year’s SSP #GivingTuesday Matching Gift Campaign online. What’s more, over 80 supporters in Ladakh came out to the school’s campus festival to raise money for the campaign for scholarships. To our more than 163 global supporters for #GivingTuesday and SSP’s Continue reading Here’s how you met SSP’s scholarship funding goal!

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Ladakh’s #GIVINGTUESDAY Festival and Report

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Siddhartha School Project’s #GivingTuesday campaign was a great success in the States, but did you know that our community in Ladakh had an amazing #GivingTuesday campaign as well?! We are so inspired by what the Siddhartha School staff, families and local community did to support the #GivingTuesday Matching Gift Campaign. Mr. Tsering Angchuk, our US Continue reading Ladakh’s #GIVINGTUESDAY Festival and Report

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#GivingTuesday 2018 Thank You and Results Update

It’s AMAZING. The results are still coming in, but we can share that more of you gave to SSP this #GivingTuesday campaign than ever before. It’s all because of you. Watch the Thank You Message from our Second Graders. Click to Watch On behalf of our US and Ladakhi boards of directors, as well as Continue reading #GivingTuesday 2018 Thank You and Results Update

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#GivingTuesday – Reason #3: Never Give Up

You are amazing. Today is #GivingTuesday, and thanks to an outpouring of support, we are already halfway to our goal to raise $40,000 by midnight. Whether you’ve yet to make a gift or have already given to the campaign, you’ll want to watch the video below. The last story in our 3-part Journey of a Continue reading #GivingTuesday – Reason #3: Never Give Up

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#GivingTuesday – Reason #2: Truth Tellers

We have just 48 hours left on our #Giving Tuesday Matching Gift Campaign challenge to raise $80,000 in vital funds for the SSP Scholarship Fund. Yesterday, we shared a brave girl’s journey, offering you a firsthand look at just who your scholarship funding serves. Today, we feature the excitement of a teen girl and her Continue reading #GivingTuesday – Reason #2: Truth Tellers

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#GivingTuesday – Reason #1: Journey of a Girl

Over the next three days, you’ll experience three short stories following girls’ journeys to the Siddhartha School. These stories show how your gift to SSP supports our students and then inspires them to follow their dreams. Story 1: Journey of a Girl Watch the story of a brave seven-year-old who leaves home for an education Continue reading #GivingTuesday – Reason #1: Journey of a Girl

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Happy Thanksgiving to all!

“The seed of goodness is found in the soil of appreciation.” —His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Stanzin Yadol, a Siddhartha School 10th grader, is one of our top students. Last spring, she was selected because of her outstanding academic performance to visit the Bush School in Seattle. While she was not granted a US Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving to all!

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We’re So Grateful for the Small Things – 2018

 4 EASY WAYS you can make a BIG IMPACT on the scholarship fund during the holiday season.   1. SHARE. Share our new film, School from the Dust, with your friends and family. This 15-minute story of the Siddhartha School, from its humble beginning in a rented room to a campus serving 400 children, will inspire anyone who believes Continue reading We’re So Grateful for the Small Things – 2018

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Meet Just a Few of Our Partners Pledging Their Support to SSP This #GivingTuesday.

Herbal Revolution Farm and Apothecary provides high-quality herbal teas, tonics, and elixirs, all handcrafted in small batches. Herbal Revolution is based in beautiful midcoast Maine, where Kathi Langelier and her team gather wild herbs in a sustainable way from the coast, fields, and forests. Herbal Revolution products are made in small batches to ensure the Continue reading Meet Just a Few of Our Partners Pledging Their Support to SSP This #GivingTuesday.

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Happy Children’s Day!

It’s Children’s Day in India! Today the Siddhartha School joined schools all over India in celebrating Children’s Day, a national holiday to honor the first Indian prime minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, for his birthday and his love for the youngest citizens of the largest, most culturally diverse democracy in the world. We wanted to share Continue reading Happy Children’s Day!

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SSP Debuts New Film

Watch “School from the Dust”, Siddhartha School’s story as told through the eyes of the founder, staff and alumni—focusing on the extraordinary journey from a single-room nursery school in a rented space to its modern campus today, serving over 400 children in grades PreK-10.

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The Hero Project in the Big Apple

Local Heroes Exhibition Premieres in New York City, and the new www.heroexchange.org website goes live! Watch Highlights of the opening with Khen Rinpoche.               The art opening of Local Heroes was hosted by the OSMOS Gallery in Soho, New York. The space is owned by the iconic art journalist and editor Continue reading The Hero Project in the Big Apple

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Bush School Students Visit Siddhartha

A Lovely Exchange: Seattle Students Come to Stok. Siddhartha School welcomed 10 students and two teachers from the Bush School, Seattle, Washington. The students were received warmly with white katak scarfs, a student-written “welcome” poem, and a traditional welcome dance performance. The aim of the students’ visit was a cultural exchange, and it offered an immersive homestay experience for the Continue reading Bush School Students Visit Siddhartha

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Happy Saka Dawa!

Honoring the Buddha and His Teachings

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