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Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Dalai Lama's Sister Receives Children's Award

Tibetan-born Jetsun Pema received the World Children’s Honorary Award in Stockholm in April 2006, in recognition for 40 years spent providing homes and education for an estimated 15,000 Tibetan refugee children in India. The Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV), an integrated charitable organization that she leads, aims to give all Tibetan children under its care a firm cultural identity, parental care and love to those without it, and the best of both traditional Tibetan and modern education. Following are excerpts from her interview with RFA Tibetan service broadcaster Rigdhen Dolma: [This story is at Please visit Radio Free Asia for more news.]