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September 26 2016

Nepal – Rebuilding Together

The 2015 earthquakes harmed communities across Nepal. Karuna-Shechen is helping communities rebuild and learn new skills to move beyond devastation to a place of hope. Deeply rooted in the communitie...

September 7 2016

A Driving Force 

Karuna-Shechen’s first female e-rickshaw trainee offers a story of success—and enormous potential. In September 2014, Shobha Devi’s life changed forever. Shobha and her husband, a day laborer,...

September 1 2016

Small Changes Make a Big Difference

Community toilets makes life safer, cleaner, and healthier in rural India For those of us living in developed and urbanized areas, it’s easy to take many things for granted: running water, electr...

September 1 2016

Download our Nepal 2016 Bi-Annual Report

Our Nepal  2016 Bi-Annual Report is now available online. Please read to learn how we are alleviating poverty and helping vulnerable communities to  build a better and more sustainable future fo...

July 1 2016

Humla: Eight Schools on the Roof of the World

As many children all around the world are enjoying their summer vacation, high up in the mountains of Humla, the school year is in full swing. The school year begins at the end of March in this isolat...

June 27 2016

New Interactive 2015 Annual Report

We are pleased to share with you the interactive digital edition of our 2015 Annual Report. In it you will meet the people who have been helped by your donations, learn about our programs, accomplish...

June 1 2016

IN NUMBERS: Our education programs

In Nepal and India, insufficient government financing means that rural schools often lack basic facilities and supplies. As a result, there is a high dropout rate, forcing many schools to shut down a...