March 2 2021
“"Women are leaders at heart! They care, they nourish, they help. They give meaning and direction to life. We must support and integrate them whenever we can.” ~ Shalav Rana, director of operati...
« Wonderment at the wilderness alone will not solve the ecological crisis, but it will, I hope, engender awareness and respect. » ~ Matthieu Ricard x We challenged you on Tuesday, April 21st, to share your most beautiful More
« We live in a fundamentally interdependent world. Both our well-being and our ill-being are built with others, through others. » – Matthieu Ricard The beauty of our world and the beauty of life in all its forms More
As with our programs in India, we are announcing the temporary cessation of our programs in Nepal in order to comply with the measures taken by the Nepalese government. As Nepal has also observed its first cases More
In these difficult times, our thoughts go out to the people who are ill, to their families, and to all of those risking their own health for the health of others around the world every day. India More
Today we celebrate together the International Day of Happiness. In these difficult and exceptional times, our thoughts go especially to the people who are suffering and to the medical personnel who are more than ever mobilized in More
Over the past twenty years, Karuna-Shechen’s pursuit of equality for women has brought forth many efforts to remove barriers and open doors of opportunity. Through our projects in India and Nepal, we have used education and training More
Educating women and girls is one of the most effective ways to transform lives, improve the well-being of communities, and invest in the future. It raises wages and breaks the cycle of poverty for women, impacts health More
“To build a fairer and more altruistic world, we must empower women to realize their full potential.“ – Matthieu Ricard Throughout our 20 years of service, Karuna-Shechen has been inspired by our founder Matthieu Ricard’s More
“If we evince more concern for others, we will all act with the view of remedying injustice, discrimination and poverty” – Matthieu Ricard, Altruism Inequality and injustice, at the heart of current social issues, have to be eradicated More
“The work of Karuna-Shechen is what is the dearest to my heart, and I wish to express my deepest gratitude to those who have so generously made this beautiful work possible.” ~ Matthieu Ricard s For twenty More
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...