July 18 2018
Because of your support, our project “Plant Kitchen Gardens for Families in Need in India” is growing strong! To date, we have received close to 800 donations from people around the world to grow ...
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.
July 3 2018
The 12 women from Nepal who successfully completed Karuna-Shechen’s Solar Electrification Training this spring have already installed more than 100 solar electricity sets! Earlier this year, wome...
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...