November 15 2018
Karuna-Shechen removes stigmas and breaks taboos about what rural women can and cannot do. As the Dalai Lama often points out, we need empathy, altruism and compassion more than ever, so it’s time t...
Wonderful news from Dolpo: The primary boarding school we built in the village of Sheri is open and classes have started. Dolpo is located in a remote mountainous region of Nepal.
The majority of these children had no access to education before our intervention. Villages like Sheri are often left out of most development programs because of their remoteness and difficulty to access.
The boarding school can accommodate up to 100 students from Sheri and neighboring villages. Tuition fees for the first two years will be entirely covered by Karuna -Shechen.
The villagers have enthusiastically supported the school from the beginning and even did the construction work. It is more than a school for them – it represents the chance for a better future for their children and their region.
Read the story Garab and Lapka, two boys who were eagerly awaiting the opening of school
November 6 2018
Basic health care is not accessible – geographically or financially – for many people in the Himalayas. Our health services are essential for saving lives and improving the well-being of the most ...
Meet the villagers, our team, and all those who make our work possible. Discover the values that guide and inspire us. And learn how your generous support improves the living conditions of 250,000 peo...