Founded by Matthieu Ricard in 2000, Karuna-Shechen acts and advocates for a more altruistic world
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altruism in action
At Karuna-Shechen, we believe that altruistic love and compassion are the best ways to ensure the good of others, but also to live a meaningful life.

Our impact

446 000 beneficiaries
1.9 M$ budget
for programs
5 countries of
intervention
41 projects of
development
Saving lives
and preserving the health
of the most vulnerable
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Strengthening access
to quality education for all
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Promoting practices respectful of nature and life
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Empowerment
to be agents of change
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Fighting malnutrition while respecting the environment
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Supporting innovative programs by inspiring organisations
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