February 21 2018
Karuna-Shechen funds programs to provide sustainable sources of food in India and Nepal. Initiatives to reintroduce the cultivation of traditional vegetables such as onions, green beans, and eggplants...
Providing access to education is one of the primary activities of Karuna-Shechen. After the 2015 earthquakes destroyed many of the schools in remote regions in Nepal, our goal was to help rebuild and give local children the opportunity to learn.
Thanks to your support and the dedication of our team, we have been able to completely rebuild ten schools in remote earthquake-affected areas!
Shantipur Elementary, located in a village in the Kavre district, is one of these schools. The local students now can study in a protected environment with access to clean drinking water and improved sanitation, all provided by Karuna-Shechen.
See the impact of our work as two students from Shantipur Elementary talk about their lives and hopes for the future:
We are continuing our education program in other remote schools to provide materials, community support, and additional teachers to under-served schools.
Below is a list of names of the schools demolished by the earthquakes that we rebuilt:
Deuralil School, Makwan District
Phalatedevi School, Sindhupalchok District
Guranse School, Dolakha District
Shantipur School, Kavre District
Thanika School, Gorkha District
Chandra Kanya School, Sindhuli District
Kalikadevi School, Ramechhap District
Kaliadevi School, Nuwakot District
Nrishesor School, Dhading District
Gramodaya School, Okhaldunga District
February 16 2018
Worldwide, more than 796 million people are illiterate — and two thirds of them are women. In India and Nepal, the lack of access to education and training perpetuates the cycle of poverty.  ...
February 6 2018
This year, Karuna-Shechen is building a new facility in the under-served and forgotten Indian state of Jharkhand. This project is an important step forward in our mission to reduce inequalities in th...
A SUSTAINABLE AND LASTING IMPACT Your recurring monthly donations make a sustainable and lasting impact on the lives of thousands of vulnerable people in India, Nepal, and Tibet, and provide us wit...