The Teach in Bhutan program offers teachers more than just the opportunity to teach eager students in the Land of Happiness. It is also an opportunity to generate an even larger positive impact in the greater community! Warren Tanner has been
From the Nation of Gross National Happiness comes a video that is bound to make you smile and maybe even dance! Check out this video that the people of Bhutan created to Pharrell Williams’ song Happy. In other happy news,
Tshering Choden was Bhutan’s first female archery player to compete at the Summer Olympic games, a role model for many Bhutanese young girls. In 2004, Holger Riedel (Compass-Film) flew to Bhutan to follow Tshering Choden while she was preparing for
Trash, Trash, Trash! Waste management has become something of a big deal for Karma Yonten, who identifies himself as Bhutan’s very own “trash guy”. Photo Credit: Aletta André As Bhutan is becoming increasing more developed, Yonten has realized the importance of
Like our recent post about Dave Green’s awesome music club at Pakshikha MSS, we’re thrilled to share a story from BCF Teacher Martin and his lovely wife Tara at Wangdicholing LSS in Bumthang, as he experienced his birthday celebrations in true Bhutanese
“When former Saultite Jamie Zeppa started writing a fictional story based on the three years she spent teaching in Bhutan, she was told it would be better as a memoir. She took that advice and never looked back. The end
Wildsight Invermere is proud to host Dasho Kinley Dorji, a journalist and government official from the Himalayan nation of Bhutan. His presentation, Within the Realm of Happiness: a Himalayan Perspective, will take place on Monday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.
For the past two years, Bhutanese students Gaki and Yeshi have studied at Blyth Academy Yorkville, through a scholarship provided by Blyth Education and The Bhutan Canada Foundation. This April, Gaki & Yeshi will complete their studies and head back
Shirley-Dale Easley, esteemed educator and long-time friend of Bhutan, passed away February 7th. Shirley – Dale was a supporter of Bhutan for almost twenty years and worked on a number of projects involving Bhutan throughout her career as an educator.
On Friday October 7th, 2011 His Excellency, Lhatu Wangchuk, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Bhutan to Canada and the United Nations and BCF Board Member, announced the appointment of Sam Blyth as Honorary Consul for Bhutan in Canada. “I am honored