Author Archives: Sebastien

Discovering, sharing and cooperating to change society

Karuna-Shechen is committed, since 2000, to provide access to quality education to the greatest number of people. We believe in a more altruistic world and education is a tool of choice to encourage the younger generations to More

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An altruistic education for an altruistic world

Karuna-Shechen integrates the practice of solidarity and compassion in its education programs. These are not only keys to solving many societal problems in the short, medium and long term, but also a further step towards a more More

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[A day in the shoes of] a program coordinator in Nepal

Rajnandan Yadav has been the coordinator of Karuna-Shechen health programs in Nepal since 2014. Today he talks about his activities and how the #COVID19 crisis is affecting his work.  Rajnandan Yadav is Nepalese and a father of More

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#CovidEmergency: help them, make a difference!

In India and Nepal, the situation related to Coronavirus is now very difficult for the most disadvantaged populations. Karuna-Shechen is responding with an emergency operation in order to provide help as quickly as possible. While in Europe the More

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Time has come to act for the preservation of our world

During the unique period of lockdown, environmental experts have noted a sharp pollution decrease, a return of the animals to their natural habitat and a more luxuriant nature. These images have had a shocking effect: that of More

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The end of a period : deconstructing menstruation taboos

On this International Menstrual Hygiene Day, Karuna-Shechen reaffirms its commitment empowering women in India and Nepal so that they have access to a better life. The menstrual cycle – a natural but little-known phenomenon Menstruation remains a More

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World Biodiversity Day – Facing the emergency together!

PROTECTING BIODIVERSITY MEANS PRIORITIZING ALTRUISM OVER SELFISHNESS The diversity of living species on Earth is fascinating. We appreciate its beauty and, since the beginnings of science, have sought to understand how it works and the interdependence that binds More

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#COVID-19 Working together to build a more altruistic world

In the face of the global epidemic of COVID-19, we continue more than ever to promote altruism, to cultivate it and to put it into action.   We are convinced that this value – the founding stone More

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#COVID-19: Supporting Nepal five years after the Earthquake

[Our experts have the floor] Interview with Shalav Rana, Karuna Shechen’s country director in Nepal. Shalav Rana is the country director of Karuna-Shechen in Nepal. He hasover 15 years of experience working in a non-profit sector in Nepal, More

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#COVID19 in India – The migration crisis and an uncertain future

20 years of rural exodus: between opportunity and illusion Over the past two decades, India has witnessed a massive exodus from rural areas. The last census in 2011 showed that the population was still overwhelmingly rural: only More

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