October 19 2021
In January 2021, Karuna initiated its very first project in France in collaboration with the association Mindfulness Solidaire. Resilience is a program targeting caregivers, which aims to provide them...
Together, we have helped hundreds of thousands of people over the years. Life is now safer, healthier, and happier for each of them.
As we reflect on this impressive number, we embrace new opportunities to increase health, opportunity, and equality for many more people in Nepal and India. We have identified needs in the communities we serve, and we are committed to working together to make a lasting difference for more people moving forward.
EDUCATION is the key. In remote villages where schools are underfunded and neglected, we’re providing the support essential for students to learn and thrive — from preschoolers to women who are reading words for the first time in their lives.
BASIC HEALTH CARE is out of reach — geographically and financially — for many villagers. That is why our mobile health clinics are in such demand, and why we are increasing our services this year to include expanded dental outreach, traditional medicine such as acupuncture, and veterinary services for animals.
THE ENVIRONMENT is at the forefront of many of our efforts. Rainwater harvesting, solar electricity, and organic gardens are not only good for the earth, they improve the health and wellbeing of villagers — a win-win for all. Working with local partners, we promote green awareness campaigns and train villagers in environmentally sustainable practices.
WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT is in its infancy in India and Nepal. We are pushing it forward by opening conversations and reducing stigma around women’s issues, increasing awareness and safety, and providing training aimed at economic independence and self-sufficiency.
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Together, we can meet the opportunities to reach more people in need. Thank you for taking an active role to improve and save the lives of the people of the Himalayas.
July 27 2021
For more than twenty years now, the notion of altruism, defined as selfless concern for the good of others, unites and inspires Karuna-Shechen’s benefactors, beneficiaries, volunteers and teams. It ...
June 29 2021
Dominated by the Himalayan reliefs, the Ruby valley offers landscapes of a rare beauty. Named after the precious stone, as deposits are said to be found there, it is a mountainous region in central Ne...
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...