LHA Tibet Fair Trade
Charity shop supporting Tibetan refugees
Lha Charitable Trust operates Lha Tibet Fair Trade Pvt.ltd (LTFT) which is registered with the government of India’s ministry of corporate affairs under the company’s act of 1956, selling Tibetan handicrafts and souvenirs. It’s objectives are i) to generate income for Lha (a charity supporting the Tibetan community – many of whom are refugees) and ii) to operate an ethical business paying Tibetan artists and craftsmen a fair price for their work.
LTFT currently holds a limited quantity of approximately 150 lines of stock ranging from quite high value carpets through to lower cost prayer flags and wall hangings.
Lha Tibet Fair Trade’s business model is to operate in the wholesale market selling goods to NGOs and other trusted outlets abroad. Secondly, the showroom in LHA’s offices in Mcleod Ganj exhibits the goods for sale and operates a retail outlet.
Lha Charitable Trust is a grassroots, 12AA & 80G non-profit and one of the largest Tibetan social work organizations based in Dharamsala, India. They aim to provide vital resources for Tibetan refugees, the local Indian population, and people from the Himalayan regions. Lha plays a crucial role in facilitating the transition of Tibetan refugees from their homeland to the Indian community by providing long-term rehabilitation and education resources.