YDF fundraising musical theater

Every year the Bhutan Youth Development Fund organizes various fundraising initiatives done by the youth volunteers on behalf of YDF. This year a cast, comprising entirely of Bhutanese youth presented a musical theater called ‘Mother The Touch of Gold’ at Lugar Theater on 5th August 2017. The fundraising event collected around Nu. 250,000. YDF would […]

About Bhutan

Bhutan is a landlocked country roughly the size of Switzerland, with a population of approximately 7,50,000. Bhutan is known as Druk Yul, the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Bhutan is a country deeply rooted in Mahayana Buddhism, a tradition that stresses not material rewards, but individual development, sanctity of life, compassion for others, respect for […]

Scholarship Announcement

The Bhutan Youth Development Fund is pleased to announce the availability of FIVE 50% tuition fee waiver scholarships to study at the newly opened, country’s second private college, Norbuling Rigter College, in Paro. The scholarship is for students who wish to pursue B.Com and BBA courses. The scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fees, while […]

Training of Local Guides at My Gakidh Village (MGV)

Considering the high potential of community-based eco-tourism development for My Gakidh Village (MGV) and taking advantage of the ancient heritage trail as the major attraction point for tourism to 21 villages which fall along the trail of the Lam Drukpa Kinley, the Divine Madman, a five days training on Local Guiding was conducted from 19th to 23rd July […]