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Karuna-Shechen

Org #18177
Vetted since 2017 Top Ranked Site Visit Verified
2000
year founded
$80,889
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
1
projects funded

Mission

With the goal of helping under-served communities in India, Nepal, and Tibet receive the vital services they need, Karuna-Shechen was founded in 2000 by Matthieu Ricard (www.matthieuricard.org), renown TED speaker, author, and humanitarian. We strive to reduce inequalities and work toward a fairer and more compassionate world. We trust that communities can be lifted out of poverty, that change is possible, and that the well-being of every individual, regardless of race, gender, class, or caste, is essential. We believe that building on local strengths and knowledge is the most efficient way to respond to the specific needs and aspirations of our beneficiaries. Rooted in the ideal of "... read more

Projects (5)

Project Leaders
Melanie Steele
Melanie Steele
Melanie Steele2
Melanie Steele2
Grace Alfiero
Grace Alfiero
Team
Vivian Kurz
Organization Information
http://www.karuna-shechen.org
Facebook Page
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109 Mowbray Drive
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
United States
17188468981

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 7631851281
Organization Information
http://www.karuna-shechen.org
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
109 Mowbray Drive
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
United States
17188468981

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 7631851281

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work.

Nov 12, 2018
The Gift of Play and Yoga for Children in India
Karuna-Shechen has two updates for this report. The first update relates to a recent workshop provided in early fall, and the second update refers to our Yoga for Karuna project. 1.) Meet Daulaut...
Oct 8, 2018
We're Turning the Lights On In Nepal!
300 homes in remote Nepalese villages have light! So far this year, we have provided training for solar technicians and installed solar electricity sets that are changing lives in some of the most...
Oct 5, 2018
More Nourishment for Remote Villages in India
Because of your support, our project “Plant Kitchen Gardens for Families in Need in India” is growing strong! To date, we have received over 800 donations from people around the world to...
 
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