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...
“I have have been attending literacy classes in my village two hours a day for six days a week for the last nine months. I have learned how to write my name, and I can also count from 1-50 and write numbers. Now, I am learning the English Alphabet. The sense of pride that I feel is beyond words.” ~Meena Mahto, 60, Literacy student, India
“When I grow up, I want to become a teacher. I know it’s possible now that we have a new school, and I will work hard to get there!” ~Laxmi, 11, beneficiary of school reconstruction and support, Nepal
“I was disabled in a motorcycle accident in 2011, and I still need regular care. Before the Shechen Mobile Clinic started coming to my village, I had to travel to a private hospital where the treatments were expensive. Now I have access to quality care that doesn’t take all of my time and money to access. My life has been transformed, and I am so grateful.” ~Mina Devis, 39, mobile clinic beneficiary, India
“Since I left my small village to settle in Kathmandu, a very polluted city, I often come to Shechen Clinic to find herbal remedies. This traditional Tibetan medicine helps me heal faster.” ~Kinji Sherpa, 61, Shechen Clinic patient, Nepal
“A friend recommended Shechen Clinic after my second stroke. I regularly see physiotherapists, and I do the exercises they teach me. Thanks to Karuna-Shechen, I can almost walk normally again.” ~Hari Yadav, 60, farmer, beneficiary of Shechen Clinic, India
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...
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