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About Us

About Us

The Terma Foundation is a non-sectarian, non-governmental organization (NGO), which has been working in the Tibet Autonomous Region and adjacent provinces of China since 1993. Terma is the longest-running US-based NGO working in the Tibetan Autonomous Region.

Our Mission

Our Mission

The Terma Foundation creates innovative programs combining indigenous and Western knowledge to comfort the health crisis now affecting the over six million Tibetans in the Tibetan Autonomous Region and adjacent provinces of China.

Our Values

Our Values

Over sixteen years, our tightly-run collaboration has ensured the integrity of our original vision. All donated money and resources go directly to the poorest of the poor throughout Tibet.

Our Objectives

Education

To educate and train healthcare professionals and community members in culturally appropriate methods for reducing health risks and incidence of disease.

Research

To research and develop solutions to health care problems using both traditional Tibetan and western knowledge and practices.

Treatment

To provide diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation to Tibetans in partnership with national and local authorities, healthcare professionals, and traditional elders.

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