May 14 2018
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...
More than 1.8 billion people on Earth get their drinking water from contaminated sources, exposing them to cholera, dysentery, typhoid and polio. Worldwide, a staggering 60% of childhood diseases are attributed to unsafe water.
For Karuna-Shechen, clean water is a top concern. The communities we serve are located in drought-prone and under-served areas, where sources of safe water are limited.
Supported by your donations, we are tackling the issue and establishing solutions for people in need:
In Nepal, last year we installed three large rainwater harvesting tanks and four water supply systems in seven schools that had been affected by the earthquakes of 2015.
In India, we are helping farmers and supporting local agriculture during the dry season by building ponds and irrigation canals.
We have also brought clean water to villages by installing rainwater collection tanks in 204 homes and schools. Added bonus: the tanks provide access to safe drinking water while also allowing villagers to grow vegetable gardens that nourish entire families.
April 12 2018
“I suffered from severe pain in both my legs and was unable to use my feet. My daughter learned about the Shechen Physiotherapy Centre in Bodh Gaya, and she convinced me to go. I am now able to ge...
A SUSTAINABLE AND LASTING IMPACT Your recurring monthly donations make a sustainable and lasting impact on the lives of thousands of vulnerable people in India, Nepal, and Tibet, and provide us wit...