There are about 300 Tibetans in exile living in the Washington DC metro area. Karma, who fled western Tibet for India when he was about 6 years old has been involved in bringing Tibetan awareness before the White House for 19 years .
When in India, he was involved in the Tibetan Youth Congress and later the Charter for Tibetans in Exile. He was one of the first who was exposed to multi-lingual needs.
Karma said, "hopes that the children who are made aware of the Issues surrounding the Tibetan people will be in a place to use their influence to stand up for Tibet in the future.
Karma hopes that he can return to Tibet during this lifetime.