Thupten Norbu
I was born in Tibet in 1981 in Zachu Kha, Kabshi Village, Sershul County, Sichuan Province in the Tibetan prefecture of Karze. 
From an early age I lived the rigors of life in Kham, and at the early age of 7 I was already taking care of the livestock (yak) to help my family. These experiences made it very clear to me how difficult it is for young people in this area to develop their education in a normal way. Even learning to read and write in Tibetan was nearly impossible, due to a lack