Karuna-Shechen works with local partners in under-served Himalayan communities to build new schools and improve the quality of education in existing schools. We also provide student scholarships, and support for disabled youth. Special emphasis is placed on the education and empowerment of women and young girls.

“Education is the most powerful tool you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela

Education Projects


Adult Education and Training in India

Non-formal Education The states of Bihar and Jharkhand have some the lowest literacy rates in India. Karuna-Shechen organizes non-formal…

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Education in India

Strengthening Basic Education Through our Strengthening Basic Education program we target government primary schools located in small rural villages.…

Education in Tibet

Believing in the importance of education for long-term change, Karuna-Shechen provides free education to children by supporting elementary and…


Education in Nepal

Thousands of children across Nepal do not have access to basic education.  The education of girls is of particular…