Pema Nurbu Lama is from Paaro village of Tsum. His mother and younger brother live there with high-altitude farming, medicinal plants harvesting and meditation. Pema studied his five-year schooling from local school and then received School Leaving Certificate (SLC) from Kathmandu. Recently, he has finished high school and partly working as a home-tutor. Besides he is interested in local level social and environmental campaign. He works as a secretary for Tsum Shyakya Youth Club, dedicated to maintain centuries old “non-violence” custom of Tsum. During long holidays in autumn and spring, he likes to escape from crowded Kathmandu. This offers him enjoy accompanying visitors from around the world to show his home as well as meeting with family, childhood friends and Tibetan mastiff. He speaks Tsumpa, Tibetan, Nepali and English.