Karuna Trust

Our vision is of a world without prejudice, in which every human being has the opportunity to fulfil their potential, regardless of their background or beliefs. We aim to do this by challenging the ignorance and prejudice that trap people in poverty.

A woman with a traditional text

A woman with a traditional text
Part of the project is to enable literacy amongst the indigenous people so that they can read their own sacred texts in their Bhoti language (a dialect of Tibetan) and thus perpetuate their own distinctive culture. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women in traditional dress in Spiti, Himachal Prad

Women in traditional dress in Spiti, Himachal Prad
(view small | med | large | orig)

Children playing outside a supplementary school

Children playing outside a supplementary school
Children playing drums outside one of the supplementary schools (also called 'alternate learning hubs') (view small | med | large | orig)

Children in one of the supplementary schools

Children in one of the supplementary schools
(view small | med | large | orig)

Girl playing with a toy tortoise

Girl playing with a toy tortoise
Without the project these children would not have been able to play with such toys as their parents, earning around $1.50 a day, would not be able to afford them. (view small | med | large | orig)
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