there are children too poor to afford even a
free education. Many of these children are orphans.
The Simtokha Orphanage in Thimpu,
Bhutan takes care of these children. Even more,
of traditional spiritual education with a modern
secular curriculum. This helps preserve Bhutan’s
unique heritage while at the same time preparing
its children for the modern world.
Global forces of modernization
and consumerism have overrun every culture they
have encountered. The Simtokha School and Orphanage
in Thimpu Bhutan provides an important counterforce.
It also changes
the lives of children.
children are precious. There are
hundreds at the Simtokha School and Orphanage,
and thousands more who could be accommodated for
only $10 a month.
Amicus is sponsoring as
many children as donations will allow. It takes
only a small amount of money to do a large amount