May 28 2020
On this International Menstrual Hygiene Day, Karuna-Shechen reaffirms its commitment empowering women in India and Nepal so that they have access to a better life. The menstrual cycle - a natural but...
Providing access to education is one of the primary activities of Karuna-Shechen. After the 2015 earthquakes destroyed many of the schools in remote regions in Nepal, our goal was to help rebuild and give local children the opportunity to learn.
Thanks to your support and the dedication of our team, we have been able to completely rebuild ten schools in remote earthquake-affected areas!
Shantipur Elementary, located in a village in the Kavre district, is one of these schools. The local students now can study in a protected environment with access to clean drinking water and improved sanitation, all provided by Karuna-Shechen.
See the impact of our work as two students from Shantipur Elementary talk about their lives and hopes for the future:
We are continuing our education program in other remote schools to provide materials, community support, and additional teachers to under-served schools.
Below is a list of names of the schools demolished by the earthquakes that we rebuilt:
Deuralil School, Makwan District
Phalatedevi School, Sindhupalchok District
Guranse School, Dolakha District
Shantipur School, Kavre District
Thanika School, Gorkha District
Chandra Kanya School, Sindhuli District
Kalikadevi School, Ramechhap District
Kaliadevi School, Nuwakot District
Nrishesor School, Dhading District
Gramodaya School, Okhaldunga District
May 28 2020
May 22 2020
PROTECTING BIODIVERSITY MEANS PRIORITIZING ALTRUISM OVER SELFISHNESS The diversity of living species on Earth is fascinating. We appreciate its beauty and, since the beginnings of science, have so...
May 12 2020
[Our experts have the floor] Interview with Shalav Rana, Karuna Shechen’s country director in Nepal. Shalav Rana is the country director of Karuna-Shechen in Nepal. He hasover 15 years of experi...
April 29 2020
20 years of rural exodus: between opportunity and illusion Over the past two decades, India has witnessed a massive exodus from rural areas. The last census in 2011 showed that the population was s...
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...