November 26 2020
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...
At 2100 meters above sea level in the mountains of Nepal, we’re building an elementary school to provide 80 young children access to a quality education that respects their Sherpa heritage.
Construction has already begun and will resume following a short interruption caused by monsoon season. The finished school will consist of 9 classrooms, offices, sanitation facilities, and reliable access to clean water.
We find that education works best for children and their families when it embraces and reflects local culture. We have therefore launched a brand new program for Nepal’s rural schools to offer students introductory courses in agricultural and rural skills in the following areas:
– Organic vegetable gardening
– Poultry farming
– Herbal medicine
– Introduction to renewable energy
– Introduction to livestock
Your financial gift will help us achieve the following goals:
– Provide children with the knowledge and skills they need to actively participate in the life and culture of their village.
– Reduce migration by offering young people who wish to stay in their village, training and opportunities.
November 9 2020
Jharkhand, the "Land of Forests", is a state in North-East India, born from a separation with the neighboring state of Bihar in 2000. Though rich in nature and landscapes, this region is afflicted by ...
October 28 2020
“Karuna-Shechen breaks taboos on what rural women can and cannot do, thus changing attitudes. As Dalai Lama often points out, we more than ever need empathy, altruism and compassion: that is why it ...
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...