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Karuna-Shechen

Org #18177
Vetted since 2017 Site Visit Verified
2000
year founded
$93,177
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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Sep 21, 2019
Welcome to our Fall 2019 update!
Welcome to our Fall 2019 update! We’re so happy to share that our project “Plant Kitchen Gardens for Families in Need in India” has received over 1,000 donations from people around...
Aug 30, 2019
Lighting the Homes of Women in Need in Nepal
Dear Friends, Thanks to your support, Karuna-Shechen is bringing light to remote mountain villages in Nepal that have been without electricity – until now! Our goal was to train local women to...
Jul 30, 2019
Smiles, Laughter, and More for Children in India.
Together, we are helping children in India learn, smile, and grow! When we saw preschool children in underserved Indian villages sitting in sparse rooms with little or no stimuli and no interaction,...
 
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