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Karuna-Shechen

Org #18177
Vetted since 2017 Site Visit Verified
2000
year founded
$91,185
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years 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
Organization Information
109 Mowbray Drive
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
United States
17188468981

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #7631851281
Organization Information
109 Mowbray Drive
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
United States
17188468981

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #7631851281

Project Reports

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Jun 27, 2019
Kitchen Gardens in India: The Benefits Continue to Grow
Together, we’re growing a sustainable solution to hunger and malnutrition in Northern India. Kitchen gardens provide a practical, sustainable way for families to grow their own nutrient-rich...
Jun 25, 2019
Creating Opportunity & Bringing Light to Mountain Villagers in Nepal
Dear Friends, It is with great pleasure that we share this update on our campaign. Our goal was to train local women to install solar lighting systems in households in need, with a special focus on...
May 7, 2019
The Gift of Play: Instilling a Love of Learning
When we saw preschool children in underserved Indian villages sitting in sparse rooms with little or no stimuli and no interaction, we decided to act — and we invited you to join us.Together, we...
 
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