Success Stories LIST

Success Stories LIST

Sangay Tenzin, a graduate of 2009 shares his experience with the students

Posted on 9th November, 2017

I would like to congratulate all the graduating students for their hard work and achievement. I would also like to thank Dasho Choki Dorji for establishing this school to help needy students like us and provide opportunity to become someone worthy in life.

I would like to urge my fellow students to work hard and complete your training successfully. It is important to graduate from the school to overcome unemployment. There is no school where you can get such opportunity to learn witho...   Read More


An Alumnus Shares his Story

Posted on 9th November, 2017

My name is Nim Dorji and I graduated from this school in 2007 as part of the 3rd batch. I took Thanka painting as my specialization course and completed 7 years of training. My hometown is Jala, Rubisa geog in the Wangdiphodrang district.

My parents are farmers and we are 5 siblings, I am the second oldest child. I studied only class four at Jala community primary school and then couldn’t continue my studies as I had to stay home to help my parents look after the cattle. I worke...   Read More


Kezang Melam’s story

Posted on 9th November, 2017

Kezang Melam, a CTAS graduate student (year 2015), from the Patra section is from the Village of Jabana under Paro Dzongkhag from a family of 6 siblings. His father’s name is Nidup and his mother’s Yeshim. He went to school till 4th grade. Both his parents are farmers and work in the field. His family did not have the financial means to send him to school, which is why he joined CTAS.

At CTAS he took up sculpturing (Jingzo) for two years. Because of the very low number of ...   Read More


Namgay Zam shares her experiences

Posted on 9th November, 2017

My name is Namgay Zam. I graduated from CTAS last year in the art of Embroidery. I am from Kabesa, Thimphu. I am 21 years old. I have a single parent, my mother Tandin Wangmo. I have 2 brothers and 1 sister. I went to school only up to 4th grade and joined CTAS because my mother could not pay for further schooling.

When I first joined CTAS I was not sure how I would perform and eventually secure my livelihood. Today standing here after completing the full 5-year program, I am confiden...   Read More


Sonam Tshering shares his story

Posted on 9th November, 2017

Aum Singay Bidha, Mother of Sonam Tshering shares her story : I am very proud of my son and what he has learned so far. Sonam is my second eldest son and I am very happy with his achievement. Since my husband cannot hear and speak, it was very difficult for me to bring up these kids in the village by myself. I couldn’t continue to support his education after he studied class three and I had to take him out of the school to help me look after the cows. Fortunately, my ...   Read More