December 5 2019
Twenty years ago, Matthieu Ricard set out to build a better world for the people of the Himalayan region through the founding of Karuna-Shechen. Working in remote and underserved villages, made poss...
As we head into our 20th year, Karuna-Shechen is positioned to make a world of difference for the people most in need living in Nepal and North India.
Our sustainable projects train solar technicians in Nepal, run environmental awareness campaigns in India, teach children to be stewards of the environment, and empower villagers in sustainable farming and gardening techniques.
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For #GivingTuesday, help Karuna-Shechen raise awareness and reduce the impact of climate change. Our dedication — strengthened by your support — will empower continued environmentalism in the Himalayan region and beyond.
November 15 2019
Karuna-Shechen’s projects are developed to serve the needs of villagers and communities in remote and under-served areas of Nepal, India, and Tibet. While we gauge success based on the number of peo...
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...