October 1 2018
On September 8 and 10, more than 120 childcare workers and government supervisors took part in the training held in BodhGaya by the Karuna-Shechen staff on the subject of the role of play in the life ...
At 2100 meters above sea level in the mountains of Nepal, we’re building an elementary school to provide 80 young children access to a quality education that respects their Sherpa heritage.
Construction has already begun and will resume following a short interruption caused by monsoon season. The finished school will consist of 9 classrooms, offices, sanitation facilities, and reliable access to clean water.
We find that education works best for children and their families when it embraces and reflects local culture. We have therefore launched a brand new program for Nepal’s rural schools to offer students introductory courses in agricultural and rural skills in the following areas:
– Organic vegetable gardening
– Poultry farming
– Herbal medicine
– Introduction to renewable energy
– Introduction to livestock
Your financial gift will help us achieve the following goals:
– Provide children with the knowledge and skills they need to actively participate in the life and culture of their village.
– Reduce migration by offering young people who wish to stay in their village, training and opportunities.
September 10 2018
Karuna-Shechen is creating many avenues for mindfulness and developmental growth for school children. One example is our intergenerational children’s yoga program that serves over 1,000 primary stud...
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...