The Lhasa Jatson Chumig
Welfare Special School
Lhasa, Tibet ~ PRC

Jatson Chumig School & Orphanage
JCWSS ~ Lhasa, Tibet  -  P.R.China


Brief History of JCWSS: Jatson Chumig Welfare Special School

In 1993, the government granted us the permission to open the school and with the help and hard work of our community, we were able to develop a large school. The girls and boys each have their own dormitory with house mothers, a cafeteria, a shop, washing rooms, bathrooms, etc. for the students. The school also provides an on-site medical clinic, as well as special machines to be used in therapy for the physically challenged students. 

The Orphanage is situated in the main city of Lhasa, about two kilometers behind the Potala Palace. Lhasa is a city with an abundance of natural resources, rich culture, and is politically, socially and technologically developed. It is also one of the most popular tourist places in the world. Lhasa is an ever-changing city, beautifully sourrounded 360 degrees by snowcapped mountains. It is rich in culture and filled with wonderful, beautiful people. Lhasa has great hotels; so many choices to fit anyone's needs and also has many restaurants catering to anyone's pallette from around the world. Lhasa also has many teahouses and coffee shops (some of the very best in the world). Any visitor, from anywhere in the world, will be amazed by what they discover by visiting Lhasa.

There are thousands of orphaned, handicapped and poor people struggling hard for their livelihood. Most of them are in remote areas and poor villages. They face mental and physical problems coping with the outside environment. Keeping their hardships and hurdles in mind, we established this institution with educational and accommodation facilities and also to give vocational training by building the handicraft workshops. Until now, the family of this institution has tried their level best to meet the needs of the members of this school, but we need your help to remain a success for all Tibetans.
Note:  In 2018, Jatson Chumig School & Orpahange celebrated its 25th Anniversary!

This website has been setup to help inform the world of the work being done in Lhasa to help these children. 2017 & 2018 have been wonderful years and we invite you see some of the great products being made at the JATSON CHUMIG HANDICRAFT WORKSHOPS on-site in Lhasa. These workshops employ many handicapped workers who make wonderful products & the selling of these items helps the running of the orphanage. All profits from the Jatson Handicraft Worshops in Lhasa, along with contributions from others, go directly to support the children living at Jatson Chumig Orphanage in Lhasa, Tibet - PRC.
Please visit our Workshops Webpage to learn of the most updated information. Many positive things have happened, especially with the Jatson Chumig Handicraft Workshops. Great support has allowed to have all NEW workshops; papermaking - bootmaking - incense making and clothing making & design to be built. On top of these new handicraft workshops are the NEW apartments for the most severely handicapped Jatson Chumig employees who work downstairs in the workshops. Learn more - See more --> here.
Jatson Chumig Orphanage and Jatson Chumig Handicraft Industries are so grateful and so thankful for the kindness of everyone who have made it possible to them to provide the best environment for all the children to live, to love, to grow and to thrive. This will ensure a better future for everyone.