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...
“Now is the time to extend the circle of compassion to a greater number
of our fellow human beings.”
Give Villagers in the Himalayas a Chance
to Create a Better Today and Build a Brighter Tomorrow:
Karuna-Shechen offers local, sustainable solutions that improve the living conditions for over 250,000 people every year in remote villages of northern India, Nepal, and eastern Tibet.
Rooted in altruism, our work is based on the active participation of rural communities, respectful of cultural heritage, and dedicated to preserving local natural resources. Our aim is to develop projects that in the future can be sustained by the villagers themselves, independent of external help.
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...