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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.

[INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY] Break the Bias

Let's take advantage of March 8th to celebrate women's acheivements and break the bias !

[2021] With you on the ground!

A look back at a year full of hope, novelties, encounters and cooperation. Let's continue to act together!

ACTION FOR KARUNA 2022

Do you wish to make altruism come alive, on your own or with others ? Put your energy, creativity and launch you solidarity project. Action for Karuna from May 16 to 22, 2022 !

Resilience : our first program in France

Karuna supports the French social workers with mindfulness tools that will help them cope with the emotional load related to their work.    

   

Latest News

A BETTER EDUCATION FOR A BETTER LIFE

May 6 2022

We believe that education is a tool for development, which should also help everyone to cultivate their inner qualities. Indeed, Early Childhood Development (ECD) is a major axis of intervention for K...

Action For Karuna supports food security in India

April 28 2022

This year, all the donations collected by Action For Karuna finance our food security program in India which supports more than 53,000 families: organic vegetable gardens, fruit trees, drip irrigati...

ALL UNITED TO SHARE AN ALTRUISTIC STATE OF MIND

April 19 2022

"When altruists join forces, they can generate a tremendous power for good. (...) Everyone can mobilize in his or her own way and cultivate an altruistic state of mind to become a link in the immense ...

CALCUTTA RESCUE: CREATING OPPORTUNITIES

March 31 2022

Since June 2021, Karuna-Shechen has been supporting Calcutta Rescue in its intervention in the slums of Nonadanga and Canal West, in Calcutta, India. This sister association was created by Dr. Jack P...

Altruism at the heart of our lives

March 14 2022

"In this current era, we face many challenges. One of our main problems is to reconcile the demands of the economy, the pursuit of happiness and respect for the environment. These imperatives corresp...

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Discover our 2017 Annual Report!

Meet the villagers, our team, and all those who make our work possible. Discover the values that guide and inspire us. And learn how your generous support improves the living conditions of 250,000 peo...