News

July 18 2018

Kitchen Gardens are Growing in India

Because of your support, our project “Plant Kitchen Gardens for Families in Need in India” is growing strong! To date, we have received close to 800 donations from people around the world to grow ...

July 16 2018

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...

June 6 2018

#BuildTogether for Father’s Day

Brick by brick, we're building a much needed vocational training center as part of a larger health clinic in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Please join us! In Jharkhand — often called “the land ...

June 1 2018

Yoga for Altruism

In support of Karuna-Shechen and our humanitarian projects in India, Nepal, and Tibet, a group of dedicated people came together in France for the Om Shanti Festival -- a four-day event that featured ...

May 29 2018

Matthieu Ricard: Altruism & the Environment

Karuna-Shechen works in and around the Himalayas, which have been described as the Third Pole, and we are highly concerned by environmental issues. The question of the environment is complex scie...

May 14 2018

A New Hope for Nepalese Mothers

In remote areas of Nepal, one in ten mothers suffer from pelvic organ prolapse (POP). This painful condition has a serious impact on women's health. Karuna-Shechen offers these women -- who often suff...

April 19 2018

Altruism Guides Karuna-Shechen’s Actions

Altruism requires careful investigation and discernment in order to be effective. It is similar to the Buddhist view of compassion, which implies that compassion without wisdom is blind and wisdom wi...

March 27 2018

Plans for our Clinic in Jharkhand

Throughout the year, we are sharing updates 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. ...