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May 5 2017

Healing with Nutrition in Nepal

Urmila wants only the best for her child. Living in poverty in the remote Nepalese village of Hariharpur, she was unaware of the basics of good nutrition. She and her child ate just enough to survive,...

April 25 2017

Nepal – Two Years After the Earthquake

On April 25, 2015, a massive earthquake hit Nepal, devastating thousands of villages and killing more than 8,000 people. Now, two years later in the mountain villages that were almost “completely wa...

April 10 2017

IMPROVING LIVES WITH WATER

Providing access to clean water is essential to the health and wellbeing of the villages we serve — and is a big part of our actions to support remote rural communities in the Himalayas. In the U...

February 15 2017

India – Physiotherapy for Those in Need

Two months ago, after he became partially paralyzed from a second stroke, walking was a challenge for 60-year-old Hari. He had to rely on family members to perform even the simplest tasks. Physiothera...

January 25 2017

A Life Without Pain for Avidevi!

Avidevi Chaudhary believed that she was to blame for the pain she endured for months. She had been taught by her parents that sickness was a consequence of lying and stealing — not the result of a s...

January 23 2017

Countering Predator Traffickers in Nepal

The threat of human trafficking increased after two devastating earthquakes struck Nepal in 2015. For people simply seeking food, shelter, and employment, the threat of human trafficking was suddenly ...

December 13 2016

Gifts of Solidarity

Matthieu Ricard, our founder and president, donates all proceeds from his publications to Karuna-Shechen. By purchasing one of his books, the new Imagine Clarity app, or one of his photographs, you a...