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February 26 2019

Women: key players in development

Many social disparities exist in our society, particularly between men and women, in areas of education, health services, professional opportunities, and justice. In fact, out of 796 million illite...

February 25 2019

Portraits: They are building the future

Our programs in India and Nepal put women at the core of our actions, giving them a chance to become key players for change and a true source of inspiration. They realize what they are capable of doin...

February 22 2019

#IAmChange: Women at the Heart of our Actions

Many social disparities exist in rural areas of India and Nepal. At Karuna-Shechen, we focus on empowering women and helping them to become key players for change and a true source of inspiration. ...

February 5 2019

Stories of Love and Compassion

Karuna-Shechen began when Matthieu Ricard was inspired to undertake compassionate action for people in the Himalayan region. Now in our 19th year, we help over 250,000 people annually in remote v...

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...