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...
Karuna-Shechen’s approach to helping communities is a unique balance of responding to urgent problems while applying sustainable harmony to factor in the needs of future generations.
The term “sustainable harmony” was coined by Matthieu Ricard and implies qualitative growth based on better living conditions rather than trying to achieve quantitative growth based on ever-increasing consumption that can endanger the environment.
Within this context of altruism and cooperation, our programs advance communities’ health and well-being, develop opportunities, and create long-term sustainable solutions.
Projects that provide organic kitchen gardens, solar installation, access to education, and eco-friendly entrepreneurial opportunities improve the quality of life and advance sustainable harmony in remote villages.
Ours is a long-term approach that is made possible by investments from people around the world.
Recurring monthly donations have proven to be the most reliable support that makes it possible for us to plan our actions and to reach some of the most remote and impoverished villages on the planet. As Matthieu says in the video, “Thank you from our heart.”
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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...