Karuna Schechen
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Karuna-Shechen, founded by Matthieu Ricard in 2000, provides health care, education, and social services for the under-served people of India, Nepal, and Tibet.



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Why Donate Monthly to Karuna-Shechen?

A SUSTAINABLE AND LASTING IMPACT Your recurring monthly donations make a sustainable and lasting impact on the lives of thousands of vulnerable people in India, Nepal, and Tibet, and provide us wit...

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Latest News

Building Community Toilets in Indian Villages

May 22 2015

Did you know? Half of India's population of 595 million people does not have access to toilets. As a result, they have no choice but to defect outside. This practice puts millions of people, chil...

Matthieu Ricard’s Altruism in English Now Available

May 21 2015

The long-awaited English translation of Matthieu Ricard’s book on Altruism is now available. Altruism, The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World  was a bestseller in France ...


May 19 2015

Thanks to your support and donations, since the first earthquake struck Nepal on April 25th, we have been able to provide lifesaving relief aid to 84 villages, helping 17,369 people, including many ch...

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