Author Archives: Sebastien

Capture it, share it & take action!

« 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

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World Earth Day – From Inspiration to Action

  « 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

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COVID-19: As the virus spreads, Nepal is opting for prevention.

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

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India and COVID-19: What is the impact on the people we help?

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

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International Day of Happiness: Cultivating altruism

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

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Women’s Education: Changing Lives

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

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A Lifetime of Education for Women and Girls

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

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Educating Women and Girls for Change

  “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

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ACTING WITH ALTRUISM FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

  “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

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A Special Holiday Message for Friends of Karuna-Shechen

“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

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