Lamdon School was established by the Lamdon Society, a
volunteer organization, in 1973. The main aim is to provide equal
education opportunity facilities to all children, particularly to
poorer ones, through modern educational practices. At the same time,
the school helps the students to appreciate their own culture and
its values. All students study three languages: Ladakhi, Hindi and
In addition to its main campus in Leh with 2000 students, the Lamdon
School has seven branch schools throughout Ladakh. Nine of our
sponsored children attend the principal school in Leh while two
others attend the branch school in Shey.
The Lamdon School system has three principal objectives:
- To provide a well rounded education to the poor and
underprivileged children of rural Ladakh
- To teach computer and other vocational skills to its
- To preserve Ladakhi art, culture and language through
service camps, workshops and seminars.