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June 4 2019

From the Beginning: Rooted in Altruism

Karuna-Shechen brings people together from around the world to act for the common purpose of building a more just and altruistic world. How it started? Our founder Matthieu Ricard was born in Fr...

May 15 2019

TOGETHER FOR KARUNA

Altruism is a powerful uniting force. An altruistic attitude brings about positive transformation in our own lives, as well as to society as a whole. During the month of June, we invite you to prom...

April 24 2019

Supporting Nepal Towards the Future

When two major earthquakes struck Nepal in April and May of 2015, Karuna-Shechen worked tirelessly to help the victims. We had already been working for 15 years to relieve suffering for people in Nepa...

April 24 2019

Strengthening Nepal for the Future

Four years after two major earthquakes struck Nepal, Karuna-Shechen is still working in affected areas to reduce suffering and build resilience among villagers. Thanks to the tenacity and dedication o...