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...
Our 2013 Annual Report is now available. Please download and read to learn more about our 2013 achievements.
Foreword by our founder, Matthieu Ricard:
” The year 2013 was one of many challenges and successes. Our activities throughout the Himalayan region and the north of India have continued to blossom and a host of new and exciting projects were accomplished.
There is a Buddhist saying, “What is not done for others is note worth doing.” At Karuna-Shechen we share a common goal: to attend to the needs of others, alleviate their suffering, and try to bring them on the path to well-being. Our work is based on altruism and the wish to bring about a more caring society.
On behalf of the beneficiaries of Karuna-Shechen and from all of us who endeavor to carry out Karuna-Shechen’s activities, I wish to express our deepest gratitude to those who have so generously made our work possible through their contributions and donations.”
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...