Arya Tara School (ATS), established in 2000 by NWF, is a free boarding school which combines traditional Buddhist studies with modern education for nuns. Currently it’s a home to almost 80 young girls from Nepal, and India. The nuns range in age from 5 to 27 years. Besides a regular curriculum that combines modern and traditional Buddhist education like Tibetan Grammar, Buddhist Philosophy, English, Nepali, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Computing; Environment Population and health (EPH). In addition to these compulsory subjects, ATS also provides extra curriculum such as Music, Dance and Thangka Painting to reach to their full potential.
The Nuns at Arya Tara School study until 10th grade in the school itself and after completion of schooling, the nuns are supported with the necessary tools and resource to further their studies and fulfill their ambitions. During this transition we stands beside them, offering financial and emotional support where necessary.