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Tsip (1986 - 2010)
Tsip taught us how to laugh. When not laughing, he lived life on his own terms.
Your laughter will forever fill VAST.… Read more

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Happy Year of the Tiger

Happy Losar
VAST wishes everyone a very Year of the Tiger.
The new year card is by Chand.… Read more

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Youth Interaction Through Art: A VAST winter camp

‘Youth Interaction through Art’ was the theme of this year’s winter camp and the venue chosen was Phuntsholing. Like all the previous camps, this camp was also set with a… Read more

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When Art Becomes A Social Medium

This article appeared in the inaugural edition of the “Drukpa” magazine.
Tashi Phuntsho Jr. of Drukpa looks at art and the individual through VAST.
The attic would not rate as… Read more

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Art With A Mission

Art can speak.
Art can listen.
Art can see.
Art can feel.
Art can change.
There are countless non-profit art organizations in the world. While most of them utilize the… Read more

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Documentary on “A Wish Seen Through”

VAST would like to thank the following without which this documentary could not have come through.

Bhutan Foundation: For the Flip cameras
Dechen Roder: For her beautiful work editing
The… Read more

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A Wish Seen Through

by Kezang
>> View pictures from this amazing journey
At 7:00 am on 1st September 2009, eight volunteers from VAST headed to Kabisa in Punakha; thus, began the first trip… Read more

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I Wish to Go on a Pilgrimage to Bumthang

When asked what their wish was, most of the senior citizens in Punakha replied that their wish was to go on a pilgrimage to the holy land of Bumthang.
On… Read more

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Make A Wish

The proposed “Make a Wish” project is the pilot project designed to link young people to older people from rural areas and provide a platform to regenerate the lost connection… Read more

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Build A House Report

VAST would like to inform that the “Build A House Project” for Ap Khen and family was a success. The main house is complete and the family has moved into… Read more

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