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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

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. ...

October 22 2018

Your Compassion in Action! Giving Tuesday 2018

Karuna-Shechen isproud to participate in #GivingTuesday! This global day of giving invites individuals to celebrate the holiday season by giving back and creating change in communities across the glob...

October 1 2018

India: 120 village preschool workers trained!

More than 120 childcare workers and government supervisors took part in a training held by Karuna-Shechen in September. The topic: the role of play in a child's life and the benefits it provides. Thes...

September 17 2018

Yoga for Karuna: Join the Movement!

Together, we’re building an altruistic movement! Please join us to support children and women in need in some of the most remote and underserved villages of northern India, the birthplace of yoga. ...