The Elders Sponsorship Project is a special project sponsored by the Ripa Ladrang Foundation for supporting Senior Citizens within the Tibetan communities of Orissa, India. Due to unfortunate circumstances a number of elderly Tibetans are in a position of needing assistance. Many of these individuals are in their final years and are in need of medical help or sponsorship for basic necessities.

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Situation of the Elderly

Many of these elderly have no direct family alive. In some cases these individuals are widows or widowers so they truly have no one left to assist or take care of them in their final years. In other cases, they are desperately in need of medical support and due to their advanced age, have no means of raising money for even basic medicine. Similarly, in some cases, these elderly have been struck with illness and are in need of basic living expenses such as food and basic necessities.

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Donate to the Elders Sponsorship Program

Contribute to the Elders Sponsorship Program below:

Donate $75 for:

Books and Winter Blankets for the Elderly

Donate $80 for:

Vital Hygiene and Toilet Facility Improvements

Donate $340 for:

Food and Housing for an Elderly Person

Or you can send a Check or Money Order made out to the Ripa Ladrang Foundation. On the check, write a note stating that the money should be applied to the “Elders Sponsorship Project”.  All donations are tax deductible. We would need your mailing address, phone, and email address, if you have one, so that we can send a contribution acknowledgement.  Your letter/check should be sent to:

Ripa Ladrang Foundation
333 Mamaroneck Avenue, #203
White Plains, NY 10605.