Location: Deqin, 云南德钦 Yunnan Province
Deqin is located between the Hengduan Mountains and Lancang River, approx. 810 km from Kunming, the provincial capital, and 180 km from Zhongdian Airport
Number of Students: 50
Number of Teachers: 4
Per Capita Income: ￥550/$67 (1999)
Tuition & Fees: ￥350/$43；+ ￥450/$55 boarding
Projects: ANI Herbs Garden 清源藏药材基地
The school was founded 1997 by Ah Yong, a local Tibetan farmer. The school offers free tuition as well as room and board to local Tibetan children who cannot afford to go to public schools. The school currently has 50 pupils, including 7 orphans. In 1999, with a donation from the Phelex Foundation, the school started to admit girls, who now number 15.