Minx had the privilege of teaching English to the first class of Geshes in a new program at the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics. Run under the Dalai Lama Trust, the program’s aim is to teach English, and also to learn more about science and Western philosophy. It was through this, that she and the students [...]
Education is the antidote for ignorance. Whether it is a broader grasp of language, or sharing business skills, Built On Respect works to educate within the community to ‘level the playing field’.
Built on Respect’s founder, Heidi Minx, has extensive knowledge of business and marketing. One of the key skills she brings to the community is interaction with small, local non-profits, guiding them through grants applications, sales opportunities, online presence, community presence, and collateral development. Minx has assisted Shideling, GuChuSum, Save Zanskar, the Hope Center, and The [...]
The monks at Ganden Jhangtse in Dharamsala are ‘working monks’, meaning they spend their days praying and doing pujas at the behest of the community. With their days full, they are not able to attend any of the free classes that many of their peers do during the days. Built On Respect worked with a [...]