Thank you!

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From the bottom of their hearts, our children thank each one of you who has helped to bring them the priceless gift of education.

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They are forever grateful.

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But they still need your help. In April our third academic year started, with our senior students graduating to grade VI.

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.Help our young monks fulfil their potential to make the world a better place.

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The yearly cost of running Sakya Academy is US$ 138,000.

This represents an annual cost per student of US$ 700.

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This covers three major areas:

1/ educational expenses
2/ living expenses
3/ school administration and maintenance

 

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All our children come from poor families. They need to be fed, dressed and kept healthy.

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They feel hugely privileged, and they work very hard to deserve what they are given. We need your support to see them through their secondary education.

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Our teachers are our most precious resource.

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They give their all to the children's education. We need your help to pay their wages so that they can continue to teach our young monks.

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Our children work as hard as they can, but they need basic school materials to keep on learning. 

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SPECIAL PROJECTS 

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COMPUTER LAB

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We wish to make our monks citizens of the world. For this, they'll need to be fully equipped to meet its challenges.

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Computer skills are an essential requisite to achieve this. 

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Thanks to the enormous kindness of our generous sponsors, two fully-equipped computer labs have been installed and are  serving our children's educational needs. Needless to say, our monks are elated and hugely grateful.

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Our computer labs now boast 17 desktop computers, 24 laptops  and a printer. Class groups take turns in holding their computer studies classes in the labs.

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LIBRARY

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It is impossible to exaggerate the importance of a library in a school.

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And so, the project now dearest to our hearts is the creation of a space where our children have the opportunity to discover the joy of reading and of deepening their understanding of the world that they live in.

 

Our aim is to provide our students with an array of tools for learning. This includes both fiction and non-fiction books, reference material, magazines and newspapers. In addition, computers to enhance and deepen the children's learning experience.

 

In order to achieve this, we need:

10 bookshelves at Rs 10,000 per piece (US$ 155 each)

1,500 books at Rs 45,000 (US$ 700)

1 magazine and newspaper stand at Rs 10,000 (US$ 155)

3 computers at Rs 40,000 per piece (US$ 620 each)

1 counter for the librarian at Rs 12,000 (US$ 185)

1 computer for the librarian at Rs 40,000 (US$ 620)

1 round table and 10 small chairs for KG & Class 1 reading corner at Rs 22,000 (US$ 340)

2 rectangular tables and 20 chairs for older students at total Rs 50,000 (US$ 775)

 

Thank you for your help!!

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DONATE

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Sakya Academy belongs to Sakya Centre, His Holiness the 41st Sakya Trizin's main monastery in India, and all donations to our school are processed through Sakya Centre's bank account. The proceeds from each donation are used exclusively for the purpose designated by you.

Sakya Centre is a charitable society registered under the Societies Registration Act of XXI of 1860. It is also registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), which allows it to receive contributions from abroad. In accordance with government regulations, a strict record of each donation is kept and is shared with you via email.

Thank you for your generosity!