News

January 14 2019

A New Home for the Elderly in Nepal!

Karuna-Shechen's co-founders, Matthieu Ricard and Rabjam Rinpoche, recently visited our new home for the elderly in Nepal, which had to be re-built after earthquakes hit the country in 2015. "There...

December 27 2018

Plans and Opportunities for the Year Ahead

In 2018, your commitment and support had a tremendous impact and allowed us to reach 250,000 people in need and give them the opportunity to better their lives. Imagine a world in which we can cont...

December 19 2018

Wishing You Joy-Filled Holidays

"Dear friends of Karuna-Shechen, I wish you the happiest of holidays and a very good New Year! It is thanks to you that we can make a difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in remo...

December 6 2018

The Impact of Sustainable Solutions

"Now is the time to extend the circle of compassion to a greater number of our fellow human beings." —Matthieu Ricard   Give Villagers in the Himalayas a Chance to Create a Better Toda...

November 15 2018

Women’s Health: Raising Awareness

Karuna-Shechen removes stigmas and breaks taboos about what rural women can and cannot do. As the Dalai Lama often points out, we need empathy, altruism and compassion more than ever, so it’s time t...

November 13 2018

Improving Nutrition for Better Health

In Bihar, one of the poorest states in India, 80% of children under five and 68% of women under 50 are malnourished. As part of our mission to provide a better future for people in need, Karuna-She...

November 2 2018

Building Our Clinic in Jharkhand

As we build a health clinic and training center in the Indian state of Jharkhand, we invite you to follow along as the project unfolds and comes to life. #BuildTogether is an ambitious and altruist...