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2021, with you on the ground!

  “What a joy to witness all of Karuna’s accomplishments, which would have been impossible without all of our donors! The pandemic is still affecting people living in India and Nepal, but they are growing more resilient More

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Despite the crisis, benevolent education continues!

For more than twenty years now, the notion of altruism, defined as selfless concern for the good of others, unites and inspires Karuna-Shechen’s benefactors, beneficiaries, volunteers and teams. It is also at the heart of our educational More

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Les liens sacrés de l’hindouisme

L’hindouisme possède de nombreux festivals et rituels. Ils célèbrent aussi bien les grandes étapes de la vie que les divinités et sont l’occasion de passer du temps avec des êtres chers. Parmi ces célébrations, une, particulièrement ancrée More

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The Ruby Valley, land of life and interdependence

While the Ruby Valley is a region of scenic beauty, it owes much of its charm to the cohabitation of humans with other species and their environment. The valley is populated by more animals than people, and More

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Ruby Valley – a jewel at the heart of the Himalayas

Dominated by the Himalayan reliefs, the Ruby valley offers landscapes of a rare beauty. Named after the precious stone, as deposits are said to be found there, it is a mountainous region in central Nepal. It is More

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INDIA, NEPAL: THE FIGHT GOES ON!

For more than two months, India and Nepal have been ravaged by the second wave of Covid-19. The first wave having already greatly impacted these two countries, Karuna has put in place several emergency plans since May More

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Water issues in India: a response adapted to each village

For many years, Karuna-Shechen has been developing the programme Small money, big change in Northern India – Bihar and Jharkhand. Its aim is to improve the daily lives of people by offering them individual and sustainable solutions More

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Menstrual Hygiene – the impact of a pandemic

Considered for long – and still – as a taboo, periods more than ever reinforce gender inequality in today’s India. While various governmental and non-governmental initiatives have ameliorated the menstrual hygiene situation in the country over the More

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20 years of altruism in action

20 years of altruism in action. 270,000 people helped each year. Ten of thousands of supporters.  Karuna is a family of people united and committed for 20 years to build a more altruistic world. You too, be by More

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Altruism in Action in Bhutan

“One of the essential components of happiness can be summed up in three words: altruism, love and compassion. How can we find happiness for ourselves when those around us are constantly suffering? Moreover, whatever happens, our happiness More

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