January 14 2019
Karuna-Shechen's co-founders, Matthieu Ricard and Rabjam Rinpoche, recently visited our new home for the elderly in Nepal, which had to be re-built after earthquakes hit the country in 2015. "There...
“Now is the time to extend the circle of compassion to a greater number
of our fellow human beings.”
Give Villagers in the Himalayas a Chance
to Create a Better Today and Build a Brighter Tomorrow:
Karuna-Shechen offers local, sustainable solutions that improve the living conditions for over 250,000 people every year in remote villages of northern India, Nepal, and eastern Tibet.
Rooted in altruism, our work is based on the active participation of rural communities, respectful of cultural heritage, and dedicated to preserving local natural resources. Our aim is to develop projects that in the future can be sustained by the villagers themselves, independent of external help.
December 4 2018
Small Changes, Big Impact A small change in a remote village can make a world of difference. In this interview, Sanjeev Pradhan, our director in Nepal, explains our strategy and the impact of our eff...
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...