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Karuna Schechen

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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Karuna-Shechen works with local partners in under-served Himalayan communities to build new schools ...

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Empowering illiterate and low-caste women to become Solar Engineers, transforming the social and eco...

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Bringing free medicine, consultations, and preventative health education to Nepal's most under-serve...

Empowering communities to become active participants in local development....

   

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News from our Solar Grandmothers in India

Our newly qualified Indian solar engineers have recently returned from the Barefoot College training course and are already installing electricity in the remote village of Bhupnagar, India, (popul... More

Latest News

25.06.2014 Expansion into Jharkhand, by Tarek Toubale
  In India, Karuna-Shechen has operated as a humanitarian agency in the state of Bihar for the last twelve years. At the end of 2013, it was decided to expand our activities into other regions of India ...
16.06.2014 An Altruistic Triathlete
In a few days, Steve Stievenart will be the first Frenchman to participate in the “Arch to Arc” triathlon. He will run, swim and cycle the 475 km between London and Paris to raise public awareness and ...
10.06.2014 Providing Quality Education for All
Sarita, 10 year old, loves going to school. She attends grade 3 at Pancha Kanya Primary, a small government-funded community school located in a remote region of the Kavre district, Nepal. Two years ago, Sarita’s dream of ...

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