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Karuna-Shechen

Org #18177
Vetted since 2017 Top Ranked Site Visit Verified
2000
year founded
$76,455
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 (4)

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

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Aug 16, 2018
Mothers and Families Are Learning and Growing Healthy Food!
To date, the field team in Northern India has been able to: Distribute non-GMO seeds and plants to grow nutritious, organic fruits and vegetable gardens to over 700 mothers and families. Install...
Aug 15, 2018
Bringing Education, Smiles & Benefits to Preschool Children in India!
Lots of smiles, as children receive many benefits at Karuna-Shechen's preschool programs... When we saw preschool children in underserved Indian villages sitting in sparse rooms with little or no...
Jul 12, 2018
Bearers of Light in Nepal
The 12 women from Nepal who successfully completed Karuna-Shechen’s Solar Electrification Training this spring have already installed more than 100 solar electricity sets!  Earlier this...
 
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