Gaden Relief in India

Jammu & Kashmir

Buddhist nuns have few sources of support and can afford little for food, clothing or other necessities. Health is also a serious problem: tuberculosis and malnutrition are endemic. It is also an unfortunate commonplace that nuns receive poorer education, funding and facilities than monks.

Map Zangskar


Gaden Relief’s Zangskar Project is funding nunneries in a remote region of northern India called Zangskar Valley, in the state of Ladakh.