There are many ways you can become part of the Samdrup Jongkhar Initiative, including volunteer opportunities as well select paid positions. We also accept in-kind and financial donations, which are tax-deductible in the US and Canada. Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche encourages everyone to at the very least offer good wishes to the project. For more information about career opportunities, please select from the following:


“If there is anything vibrant, lively and energetic about this organisation, credit has to go to the people, the public and especially those who are really passionate, well-meaning and who really care.”

— Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

There are many opportunities to help SJI as a volunteer. For example, we are seeking local partners throughout the Dzongkhag to help identify and implement projects. And from the international community, we can use the assistance of translators, transcribers, web support, grant writers, and other support that can be offered across long distances.


Financial contributions to Samdrup Jongkhar Initiative and Lho Mon Education can be made in several ways:

Please email us at or call us at + 975-17983530 / 17809331

You can also donate through our partner Bhutan Foundation. The Bhutan Foundation is a 501(c)(3) registered charitable organization in the United States. Your contribution is tax deductible.


We also welcome equipment, services, and other in-kind donations.