About Us


The Tibetan Children’s Educational and Charity Society (TCECS)

TCECS is a charitable organization dedicated to the betterment of Tibetan children through education and support. We operate Kyitsel-ling, a center aimed at providing educational assistance to Tibetan children. While we appreciate the ongoing support of the Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamsala, we believe that it’s crucial for every Tibetan to actively contribute to the education of our children.

Located in the Tibetan community of Clement Town, Dehra Dun, we strive to bridge the educational gap within our society. Kyitsel-ling focuses on supporting Tibetan children academically, aiming to cultivate independence and accountability among the youth. Our goal is to empower them to contribute positively to the Tibetan cause and enhance their own lives.

Kyitsel-ling Tibetan Children’s Education Center

Kyitsel-ling is a charitable undertaking of the Tibetan Children’s Educational and Charitable Society(TCECS). The founding members of the society believe that apart from the dedicated efforts of the Central Tibetan Administration, Dharamsala, individual Tibetans need to play an active role in the education of our children. We are located in the Tibetan settlement at Clement Town, Dehra Dun.

Through the establishment of Kyitsel-ling, the TCECS hopes to empower Tibetan children by providing them with access to quality education and resources that will help them to develop knowledge, skills and values which are essential for an individual’s overall development.

Vision Behind Children’s Hostel

A genuine need in the neighborhood led to the establishment of the Tibetan Children’s Education Center (Kyitsel-ling). Although it is true that some Tibetan families have prospered while living in exile, many still live in extreme poverty. Kyitsel-ling is a home for the poorest of the poor, children from broken households and homes where the parents are unable to actively support their children’s education due to their own poverty and lack of literacy.

Sweaters and jackets are a common source of income for Tibetan refugees residing in India. They visit several towns in India for business throughout the winter. When children are forced to accompany their parents because they have nowhere else to stay, it frequently disrupts their education.

At least some of them are given the opportunity to have a continuous academic year because of Kyitsel-ling. Many sections of the Tibetan community in exile have praised the formation of Kyitsel-ling because they recognise its necessity. Initially envisioned as a centre for fifty kids, we now shelter close to a hundred kids.

Almost three hundred households reside in the magnificent Tibetan settlement in Clement Town, North India. The presence of a Tibetan high school in the heart of the territory is one of its strengths. The existence of a boarding facility for needy Tibetan students from the neighbourhood aids in providing them with quality educational facilities. The settlement’s leadership, led by Ven. D.G. Khochhen Rinpoche is informed and supportive of all initiatives that sincerely contribute to children’s education. This was a significant factor in the founding of Kyitsel-ling in Clement Town.