Category: Tibet

A Volunteer Reflects: Dr Robbie Chase in Tibet

A Volunteer Reflects: Dr Robbie Chase in Tibet

By Robbie Chase In August 2001 I had the good fortune to accompany Zasep Rinpoche to his homeland of Zadoh, formerly in Kham of eastern Tibet. This is where in 1999 he had organized a local committee to oversee construction of Jamseng Health Centre to provide...
Medical Teams Visit Zadoh

Medical Teams Visit Zadoh

Gaden Relief sent a medical team to Zadoh in August, 2001. Led by Dr. Robbie Chase and Zasep Rinpoche, Spiritual Director of Gaden Relief, the team spent three weeks in the Zadoh area. The main objectives of the trip were to conduct a door-to-door health assessment of...
Zadoh Area Projects

Zadoh Area Projects

Zadoh County belongs to the Yushu Tibetan Autonmous Prefecture, in the southwest of Qinghai Province. Also spelled “Zadoi” or “Zaduo” on official government maps, the county is one of six belonging to Yushu Prefecture. According to a 2003...
Devastation in Tibet

Devastation in Tibet

On April 14 2010, a series of seven earthquakes destroyed Yushu City in Tibet. Over 2,000 people are reported killed and many thousands were injured. It is feared that more have died and and that the final count will be much higher. According to the U.S. Geological...