Simply Bhutan

About Bhutan

Bhutan is a landlocked country roughly the size of Switzerland, with a population of approximately 700,000.
Bhutan is known as Druk Yul, the Land of the Thunder Dragon.Bhutan is a country deeply rooted in Mahayana Buddhism, a tradition that stresses not material rewards, but individual development, sanctity of life, compassion for others, respect for nature, social harmony, and the importance of compromise.
King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck became the youngest monarch in the world when he was crowned at age 28.In 2008, Bhutan became a parliamentary democracy after 100 years of sovereign rule.
A draft constitution currently provides for two houses of parliament – a 75-member national assembly and a 25-member national council.
There are 28 hospitals in the entire country and only one airport.Healthcare is free for both Bhutanese and foreign visitors.The first foreign tourists were allowed into Bhutan in 1974.Television and Internet access were introduced to Bhutan in 1999.The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) declared Bhutan one of the world’s 10 most important biodiversity hotspots. To preserve this rich biodiversity, Bhutan maintains at least 60% of the land area under forest cover, and designated more than 25% of land as national parks and protected areas.Access to basic education has become the inalienable right of all Bhutanese. However, basic education does not yet reach the remotest parts of the Kingdom.Archery is the national sport of Bhutan.Bhutanese cuisine favors hot and spicy dishes. Ema datse, a traditional and popular Bhutanese dish, is comprised of sliced chilies cooked in a creamy cheese sauce and served over red rice.

Mission

Engaging and empowering young entrepreneurs through preservation, promotion and showcasing of our traditions and cultural diversity.

Vision

Once in Simply Bhutan, happy ever after.

Objectives

The project is targeted for youth with the following objectives;

  • At least 70 % of the youth trained in the photography can be employed to run the project
  • Youth find job opportunities
  • Encourage part time jobs for youth who otherwise are idle
  • Encourage trainees to look at entrepreneurship positively
  • To preserve and promote the Bhutanese culture and tradition
  • To provide a unique experience to visitors /tourists in an innovative way
  • To raise fund to support other youth programme and activities of YDF

Values

Respect: We serve and value all participants, visitors and the members with respect.

Motivation: We create an inspiring and engaging environment to capture the hearts and minds of all participants.

Team work: We cultivate team work by appreciating other’s efforts and fostering a sense of belonging.

Sustainability: We strive to achieve sustainability by making it timeless.

Professionalism: We strive for excellence,delivering our services in a professional manner, always ready to serve with a smile.

Exemplary: We are the living example.

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