Tibetan Village Project Australia Inc

About Us

Tibetan Village Project Australia Inc. (TVPA) is a not for profit, non political, non religious organisation established over a decade ago by Don Cullen after he had travelled to Tibet enjoying high altitude trekking and working with local Tibetans. Don felt he could help the local people to regain their dignity and under the banner of TVPA set out helping to establish medical clinics, an orphanage, educational facilities and green houses. It soon became apparent that by helping the Tibetans help themselves, a number of these projects, in a very short period of time became self sufficient.

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Recent News

  • June 2015 Newsletter

    From time to time I think we have all experienced the point when everything seems to “click together” and things go just as planned. Such was the case with our recent trip when a group of five travelled from Melbourne in order to experience the amazing culture and to view our projects.

    December 2014 Newsletter

    As we approach Christmas, again it is that time for us to reflect on our loved ones whether near or far away in other countries or even somewhere in this vast land of ours. I also think of the people who have benefited from our work in Tibet, not just as recipients to our aid programs, but the people whom we employ to construct or renovate existing premises.

  • June 2014 Newsletter

    What an exciting time we have just had travelling through Tibet and China. A group of five joined the trip in April/May to see our work and the wonderful vista that is Tibet. The incredible scenery, historical sites and the gentle folk made this a memorable journey.

    February 2014 Newsletter

    I think one of the most precious gifts one can give is the chance of education. To learn basics like reading, writing and maths irrespective of whether you have money or not. Everyone, regardless of colour, creed, and religious beliefs should have the right to education. Download now

  • September 2013 Newsletter

    We are about to head off on another adventure to visit our projects in Tibet. The second trip for this year will take place in the first two weeks of October. Our schedule will have us visit Kham in eastern Tibet. The first port of call will be to visit the International Panda Breeding Centre, where we will see the Pandas and facilities of this wonderful program. We will return to our new school in Suhurong and evaluate progress of the new dormitory construction. Download now


    June 2013 Newsletter

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