Vision

A happy and prosperous Bhutan

Mission

To Help the Vulnerable and the disadvantaged help themselve

Motto

Service from the Heart

Core Values

Compassion, Dignity, and Integrity

President's Message

We are happy to bring you Tarayana Foundation’s progress report for the year 2019, a summary of the initiatives on the ground, both through programmes and projects, directly benefiting thousands of rural families, by improving their lives and livelihoods.

The flagship Housing Improvement Programme supported throughvarious projects and individual donors, have helped provide more than 500 rural families with new homes.

About Us

Tarayana Foundation was founded by Her Majesty The Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck and formally launched on 4th May 2003,by His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the then Crown Prince of Bhutan. We are a Public Benefit Organization, registered with the Civil Society Organization Authority of Bhutan.

Who we are

Tarayana is supported and advised by the Board of Directors & an Executive Committee. The Board provides overall guidance at the policy level, while the Executive Committee supports the Secretariat in implementing the activities approved by the Board. The Secretariat manages and implements the programmes with a network of Programme and Field Officers.

Facts and Figure

122

Improved houses

124

Green Technologies

123

School Clubs

1234

Total Beneficiaries

Success Stories

The Man who walked for the water

There are certain parts about rural life in Kengkhar that can make a person wish they lived there forever. The warm sunshine. Wake up calls from the rooster. Basket weaving in the afternoon. The singing and dancing.

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WOMEN OF SUBSTANCE

Bhutanese women do it all – they work in the fields and bear and rear children. They soothe, cuddle and serve the entire family while keeping the fire burning in the hearth at home. They even pursue their passions and contribute to the monthly income of the family. Forty-two-year-old Pema Lhadon is one such woman

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Cashing in on TRASH

Ugyen Choden’s story is like no other.From a nondescript rural setting in Trashigang, her journey to Thimphu has been nothing short of re-markable. The financial instability at home forced her to discontinue her studies while she was still studying in Class VIII. She was barely 17 when she tied the knot. By the time she turned 20, she had become a mother to a baby girl.

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From boys to man

They say every picture tells a story – but sometimes the picture can’t quite tell the whole story, even if it wanted to. Dorji is one such picture. He spends his winter vacations helping his parents. He helped them construct their house. Dorji is from Wangling village under Langthil Gewog in Trongsa, which is Tarayana’s Rural Economy Advancement Programme implementing site

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Our Partners

WWF

WWF Bhutan

World Bank

World Bank

SAWNET

SAWNET

ADB

ABD

NEC

NEC

NCWC

NCWC

News and Articles

113th National Day

On the joyous occasion of the 113th National Day of Bhutan, the Tarayana family joins the nation in humbly offering our heartfelt gratitude and prayers for the wellbeing of His Majesty The Druk Gyalpo Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.
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Contact Us

Our Address

Tarayana Center, Chubachu, Thimphu
P.O. Box 2003

Email Us

tarayana2003@gmail.com

Call Us

+975 2 329-333

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