Home Away from Home: Volunteering at Crystal Mountain School


A post on call for volunteers at Crystal Mountain School that’s all it took for me to decide to pack my bag and take 2 flights, and walk 4 days by myself to get to the place where I had never been before and where I knew no one. As I stepped on the school … Continue reading Home Away from Home: Volunteering at Crystal Mountain School

Crystal Mountain School-Trimonthly report


This report includes the information about the different curricular and non-curricular activities that the teachers have been conducting for the past 3 months and are currently involved in.   Senior Department (Classes 5, 6 and 7) This department was jointly handled by Dilraj, Meeraj and Binamra. They are class teachers of 7, 6 and 5 … Continue reading Crystal Mountain School-Trimonthly report

New Passive Solar building construction in CMS


With the help of grant received from the Dolpo Buddha Rural Municipality and District Education office, we are adding another passive solar building with four quite big rooms and two small store rooms. The construction work is in full swing and will finish within next week. Unlike the previous two passive buildings, this one is … Continue reading New Passive Solar building construction in CMS

Crystal Mountain School 2018 Curriculum


Planned by CMS 2018 Fellows in collaboration with Vision Dolpo staff We plan to integrate ECA activities with the curriculum. The teaching method will be completely radical; however, theory parts and the curriculum of Nepal government will be covered holistically. We plan to provide the student with psychosomatic experience of learning. We will also be … Continue reading Crystal Mountain School 2018 Curriculum

Crystal Mountain School 2018 Fellows


Our flagship fellowship program is off to a great start. Five enthusiastic teacher-musicians embarked today (April 10) on their 5 day journey to Crystal Mountain School with school and Vision Dolpo staff. The fellows will be leading  a lot of exciting new activities at the school, including a comprehensive music program for our young students … Continue reading Crystal Mountain School 2018 Fellows