Goodbye letter from the students

Farewell letter from the students!

We found this waiting for us in the hut after the students had departed for Sopore. It is truly amazing how much warmth and kindness the children express after completing the programs’. It gives the entire group a great sense of accomplishment and an unrelenting desire to make sure this program continues every year. The [...]

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Second Group Updates

  The Guru Charitable Foundation’s (GCF) 2013 ski program has been a success! Getting to know and teach a second group of kids has been an absolute privilege. Support from the GCF persisted through precarious weather and difficult road conditions. Their ability to pool resources when no one else can continues to impress us. A [...]

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First Session of 2013 is a Success!

            We have successfully completed the first session of the program! Eleven students were taught how to perform a snow plow, link turns and independently get in and out of their boots and bindings. After nine months of preparation and buildup it felt great to finally do what we came [...]

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View from the plane on the way to Gulmarg

Starting on the right foot!

  Hello everyone! Sorry for the slow start to the website, we have had an eventful few days prepping for the kids to arrive and they have just settled in. As I am writing this in the instructor room of our “hut” my fingers are about to freeze off, so please forgive the brief nature [...]

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The Guru Charitable Foundation

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More about the Guru Charitable Foundation

The Guru Charitable Foundation (GCF) a NY-based 50(1) © 3 non-profit organization, is based on the …

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Goals and Purpose of the Program

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Goals and Purpose of the program

    Sopore is a rural village in Indian administered Kashmir, near the border with Pakista…

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Pilot Program

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Pilot Program (2010)

During February and March of 2010 our team completed the Guru Foundation’s Ski School pilot projec…

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Happenings in the Region

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The Kashmir Region

Kashmir, or Jammu and Kashmir, is a mountainous region of the subcontinent of India.  As the northe…

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Other Projects

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Other Projects

Our dedication to improving Kashmir’s healthcare and education insures that our project’s suppor…

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