Thanks to the generosity of thousands of benefactors, Karuna-Shechen is carrying out its humanitarian mission with determination.
The donations we receive play a crucial role in funding all aspects of our efforts to improve the living conditions of vulnerable communities in India, Nepal, and Tibet.
Everyone, according to their abilities, can contribute to the success of Karuna-Shechen’s projects.
Giving to others, connecting with them, and experiencing a sense of sharing are essential elements for your fulfillment.
Each Month an altruistic gesture
For Karuna-Shechen, regular donation is more than just a monthly financial commitment. It represents an ongoing involvement in our mission. By choosing to contribute a fixed amount each month to our organization, you are actively participating in our efforts, strengthening our ability to unlock the full potential of the communities we support.
The Ongoing Benefit of Regular Donation
You support effectively and effortlessly, without having to think about renewing your contribution.
You collectively contribute to creating meaningful changes.
You sustainably support the cause that is dear to your heart.
By donating every month, Karuna-Shechen is able to sustain its programs. This is essential to help more and more people to become autonomous and agents in their own development.Thierry B., a recurring donor
TOGETHER, WE SHAPE A BETTER, MORE RESILIENT FUTURE, INFUSED WITH COMPASSION. YOUR REGULAR SUPPORT CREATES WAVES OF LASTING CHANGE.
There is no small donation
Every altruistic gesture counts. You can also support us through one-time donations. These donations represent a flexible form of support, giving you the freedom to contribute to our cause when it aligns with your capabilities. You have the opportunity to respond instantly to specific needs or particular initiatives of our organization. This flexibility allows you to tailor your support to ongoing events, thus enhancing your direct and immediate impact on our mission.
What are the tax benefits?
You can make a donation through any of our branches depending on the currency of payment and the tax benefits of each country.
EUR in France
Karuna-Shechen Europe is “Loi de 19010” association, registered in the national directory of French associations under the number W922004765.
- For French residents subject to tax, donations are eligible for an income tax reduction equal to 66% of the amount of the donation, within the limit of 20% of taxable income. A donation of 100 € costs you only 34 € (Art. 200 du CGI).
- Donations made by companies in France as patronage allow to benefit from a corporate tax reduction equal to 60 % of the amount paid, within the limit of 0,5 % of the turnover before tax. A donation of 100 € costs you only 40€ (Art. 238 bis du CGI).
CHF in Switzerland
Karuna-Shechen Switzerland is a Swiss association in accordance with Articles 60 and following of the Swiss Civil Code. Donations to the association are considered deductible expenses for income tax purposes under Article 37 LIPP, up to 20% of net income for individuals and 20% of net profit for legal entities.
USD in United-States
Karuna-Shechen USA is a U.S. 501C non-profit organization and donations are tax-deductible only for U.S. residents.
HKD in Hong Kong
Karuna-Shechen Asia Ltd. is a registered charity with the Hong Kong Government. Residents of Hong Kong can deduct the cumulative amount of their annual donation, for any amount exceeding 100 HKD, up to 35% of their assessable income or profits, when filing their income tax. To apply for the deduction, you need to declare the total amount of donations in your tax return under section BIR60.
What Is the Purpose of Your Donation ?
In 2022, thanks to 4,353 donors and 189 partner organizations, Karuna-Shechen supported 670,000 people, mobilizing overall expenses of 3.7 million dollar, with 81% dedicated to our programs combating extreme poverty. Advocacy activities represented 2% of our budget. To support our missions, operational costs accounted for 17% of expenses.
Our approach is guided by altruism, incorporating rational design, rigorous impact assessment, and judicious use of resources. Our commitment to transparency and integrity is unwavering.
Beyond the Donation
Your donation directly fuels concrete projects to break the cycle of poverty and unleash the full potential of the supported communities.
We invest in innovation to uncover innovative and sustainable approaches to challenges.
We commit to transparency, integrity, and combating corruption in our relationships with donors, beneficiaries, and partners.
We are available to help you with any questions you may have regarding the use of your donations.