About Us

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The Foundation was established in 2009, to help improve the well-being and education of nuns in Bhutan, so that they in turn will have the ability to contribute to the cultural and spiritual values of the larger society.

Educating nuns will help to close inequality gaps between male and female, rural and urban, rich and poor, and literate and illiterate people of Bhutan. Education of nuns in Bhutan is an important development objective that strongly supports the goals of Gross National Happiness (GNH), a development philosophy and strategy promulgated by His Majesty the King of Bhutan, soon after his coronation in 1972. Supporting nuns and nunneries is an important means to ensuring that all girls and women in Bhutan are valued and have access to quality education and a fulfilling life, regardless of income, status or geographic location.