In 1959, when the Dalai Lama escaped with followers over the Himalayas, they established a refugee centre here
There are 300 refugees at risk here currently. They now call it a self-help centre. The men sew garments, do leatherwork and carpentry. The women, and some men, make finished textiles.
Man, this woman applied herself to tightening the weft
The inside of the textile building was beautiful
Peddle machine, cool. I made kites on one of these for a couple of years as a young kid before I graduated to electric