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    Educating Girls in India

    In Dehradun, India we are assisting the GIFT Project (Girls Institute For Technology), an organization dedicated to locating young and disabled or handicapped girls and orphans from the surrounding mountain tribes, then caring for and giving each of them a superior education in technology. It costs approximately $1000 to educate, house and feed each girl […]

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    Girl’s School in Tibet

      Our new project is an all-girl’s school in Tibet.  Property for the project is secured.  The school has overwhelming support from the community and Village Elders voted to approve the project unanimously.  108 girls have been selected to attend. The monastic community, which also operates a boys’ school nearby will oversee construction and management […]

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    Himalayan Medical Clinic

      This existing, but inadequate clinic is on the edge of a small town located in the Kham region of Tibet. This is one of the areas in Eastern Tibet where the Tibetans still outnumber the Chinese. The community is in need of a larger facility in which to perform basic medical procedures and distribute […]

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    Tibetan Philosophical Institute

      This project involves construction of a U-shaped building that would serve as a philosophical institute in Tibet. The goal for funding is $250,000.  This construction is a needed addition to a small, existing monastery in Tibet.  The existing nomadic and lay Tibetan community is currently economically and emotionally depressed as a result of recent […]

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    Monastery in Ura, Bhutan

    The Venerable Khenpo Tsewang Sonam, a high lama in Bhutan, wishes to build a traditional Tibetan Buddhist monastery to educate 50 young monks in 4 major areas of study: English, astrology, thangka painting, and Buddhist philosophy – preserving the Tibetan culture that is, sadly, waning in Tibet itself. Students would begin at age 6 and […]

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    Submit your own project idea

      The concept of KarmaBlast is “community generated action.” All of our project ideas come from the support network built around KarmaBlast. You can help us determine where to put our focus by submitting your project idea via email: vic.karmablast@gmail.com. We review all project ideas at our Quarterly Board Meeting. Once selected we begin a […]

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    Tibetan Monastery (completed)

      We met the monks of the monastery in 2005 during a spiritual trek through Tibet. We were immediately compelled to help improve the living conditions of the monks and the children they support and educate. This was the impetus for starting Bodhicitta Inc and creating the KarmaBlast network. The total amount to rebuild the monastery was […]

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    Vietnam Orphanage (completed)

    This project was suggested by a Karmablast.org community member. Located in Nha Trang, Vietnam this orphanage houses over 40 children — many of whom have special needs. Following an initial visit to meet with the orphanage director, blueprints and cost estimates were gathered in the summer of 2009. Funds were raised to support our initiative to build a […]

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Each KarmaBlast project is submitted by our support network of constituents. A KarmaBlast project must be under $500,000 USD and have a tangible deliverable at the end of the project.

While the focus of our projects is located in Asia, we are always looking to expand our scope and welcome ideas from our community as to where to put our attention next. Learn More.