Current Projects

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  • Surmang Shedra

    Capping a decade-long effort, plans are now underway to complete and launch the shedra—monastic college—over the coming summer and fall at Surmang Dutsi Til monastery in eastern Tibet.
  • Children’s Education Program

    Since 2008, the Konchok Foundation has sponsored a Children's Education Program at Surmang, which serves more than two hundred local children, girls and boys, during peak periods.
Thank you, Ginny Lipson!

For the past thirteen years, Ginny Lipson has been Konchok Foundation’s administrative anchor, handling most of the day-to-day details for the organization. Every donation to Konchok Foundation has been deposited and/or recorded by her. Most of the supporters of Surmang have had contact with her at one time or another, by mail, phone, or email. She has done all of ...