The Kachen Dugyal Memorial (KDM) Girls’ Hostel, a charitable organization, is a hostel in Kaza for 17 to 18-year-old girls from all over the beautiful Spiti Valley, high up in the Indian Himalayas.

Our mission is to ensure that all girls from financially weak families get a proper lodging and accommodation to continue their higher studies. We also want to ensure they receive a good education, a firm cultural identity, become self-reliant and contributing members of their local community and the world at large.


Our goals and objectives

  • To provide free boarding/lodging facilities, and educational opportunities to the financial disadvantaged students of Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India.
  • To work for the promotion of moral values, encourage local dialect (Bhoti) language and preserve cultural values through activities which are not taught in the government schools.
  • To create a suitable atmosphere for all those talented students of the area so that they get the opportunity to obtain opportunities of a higher education.