Category Archives: News

Survival Camp

VAST Bhutan organized a summer survival camp, which was a part of the annual summer camp held in VAST studio. The interested students and VAST student members from Thimphu participated in the survival camp which was for just one night.
Everyone led by some senior members started their journey in the morning carrying heavy rations up the mountain hill. The camp was mainly organized to polish the skills of the students on how to survive in difficult circumstances. Upon reaching the destination, they stayed in the tents with chill wind outside for a night.

Survival-Camp2 Continue reading Survival Camp

MAKE A WISH III

Make a wish “3” was focused on coming together with a group of thirty elderly men and women from a very little visited place of Trongsa known as Nobjikorphu. The habitants there are known as the Monpas.

20 volunteers from VAST Bhutan fused with the selected group of Monpas who have never been out of their village shells. Bringing them to the urban sites of Bhutan filled their hearts with joy. They were brought to Punakha and Thimphu to visit many holy places. The young volunteers even took them on an exciting expedition around the capital.

VAST Bhutan also organized a free, personal clinical check up for all the Monpa participants. There were religious movie screenings every night to entertain them and broaden their minds on religious contexts.

make-wish0 Continue reading MAKE A WISH III