News

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. ...

March 25 2018

Meditate to Support our Work in the Himalayas

This year, explore meditation with leading authorities on wisdom, compassion, and mindfulness while also helping Karuna-Shechen build a more caring and altruistic world. "My spiritual food to star...

March 15 2018

Our Approach to Education: A Sustainable Model

In Nepal, the quality of education in many public schools, also known as government or community schools, is quite poor. There are a multitude of reasons for this, some of which are the consequence of...

March 1 2018

Helping Women Transform Their Lives

Karuna-Shechen invests in women by offering programs designed to promote opportunity and equality. With access to vocational and entrepreneurial training, women in India and Nepal implement innovative...

February 26 2018

Building a Better World with Women

To promote a more just and altruistic world, we must help women to actualize their potential. Providing village women with access to education, training, and economic opportunities is at the heart of ...

February 21 2018

Sulochana Shrestha: Our Food Security Partner

Karuna-Shechen funds programs to provide sustainable sources of food in India and Nepal. Initiatives to reintroduce the cultivation of traditional vegetables such as onions, green beans, and eggplants...