Every family has a donkey, an invaluable part to the well-being of the family. Some farmers used keep 10 to 15 donkeys and run a business hiring them out.
Spring Planting is very late this year as it has been a very cold winter with a lot of snow still lingering in the fields.
It has been a severe winter in the Spiti Valley, with a lot of snow and freezing cold wind. The roads were dangerous and blocked with deep snow.
A year of consolidation for Spiti Projects. The Community Centre is now up and running. The Craft Centre is now fully supplied with some excellent goods to buy.
Spiti Projects charity is delighted to have the influential and kind-hearted philanthropist Joanna Lumley supporting the important work that we do.
This summer we arrived in Kaza in time for the GUTAR FESTIVAL at KEY GOMPA on 12th July.
Once travelling to Spiti in winter, the weather was challenging, heavy snow made the going very slow. The jeeps wheels kept getting clogged up with snow and we had to stop frequently to clear it out from the mudguards
We are so very pleased to announce that we are the winners of a United Nations Climate Change Award. Only 10 awards were given out this year and we are the Low Carbon winner.