"Together, We Can Make A Difference in So Many Young People's Lives"
Alexander Lam, Founder of YFSL
Imagine you can see nature in its raw and untainted state!
Imagine you can immerse yourself in the Tibetan culture!
Live amongst the local people and learn about their life style!
Imagine you can learn to speak Mandarin which is the most popular language in the world!
Imagine, through the donation of your time, you can help shape the future of a young person's life and see results in months after you have volunteered!
This is what the Youth For Shangri-La (YFSL) program is all about. YFSL program is in partnership with the Youth Pre-Employment Training (YPET) program established by ETTI (Eastern Tibetan Training Institute), a non-profit organization backed by the Shangri-La government. Our goal in Youth For Shangri-La program is to:
Alexander's 2010 thank you speech to the Shangri-La community
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