News

October 9 2017

Healing with Compassion

Lack of trust in the unfamiliar is a problem for a large number of Nepalese people — and a roadblock to receiving the health care they require. If they do not trust the provider or if cultural diver...

September 28 2017

Nurses at the Shechen Clinic in Nepal

A warm smile, a comforting hand, and attention to the needs of others - these are some of the qualities shared by the nurses in our clinic in Kathmandu. We asked two of them why they were working with...

September 20 2017

On the road with our mobile clinic in Nepal

Karuna-Shechen has been organizing mobile clinics and medical camps since 2012 to provide health care to vulnerable populations in slums and isolated villages in the Kathmandu region of Nepal. In t...

September 14 2017

Our team: Dr. Shagufta Khalil

Dr. Shagufta Khalil is one of our general practitioners at the Shechen Clinic in Bodhgaya, India. We asked her to describe her work, and this is what she told us: "I like my job, and I especial...

September 10 2017

Back to School Message from Matthieu Ricard

https://youtu.be/F63bKNAWyOY Dear Friends, All our wishes for this new scholastic year to the students and teachers going back to school after the summer. We do our best in Nepal, India, and ...

August 21 2017

Back to School, Stay in School

Sonmati Kumari dreams of becoming a teacher when she grows up. Every morning as she crosses the small Indian village of Habipur to go to school, she moves closer to her goal. She is one of 135 destitu...

August 17 2017

Education at 10,000 Feet

With your support, Karuna-Shechen supports 35 schools in Nepal, eight of which are located in remote mountains above 10,000 feet. The Upper Humla Mountains in Nepal are among the most isolated and ...