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...
Two million people were displaced by the 7.9 and 7.3 magnitude earthquakes that struck Nepal on April and May 2015, according to the National Population Census of Ministry of Home Affairs.
Thanks to your support, Karuna-Shechen was able to help over 200.000 people in 574 villages in the immediate aftermath of both earthquakes.
It is now time for reconstruction.
In September, we started implementing our rehabilitation intervention strategy to help communities rebuild their lives and villages.
To learn more about our achievements and strategy in Nepal, please read our:
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...