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Karuna-Shechen

Org #18177
Vetted since 2017 Site Visit Verified
2000
year founded
$103,642
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

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 (3)

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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May 28, 2020
Bringing Light to Villagers: The Future
In these difficult times, our thoughts go out to the people who are ill, to their families, and to all of those risking their own health for the health of others around the world every day.In response...
Apr 30, 2020
The Gift of Play: Preparing for the future.
In these difficult times, our thoughts go out to the people who are ill, to their families, and to all of those risking their own health for the health of others around the world every day. In...
Mar 9, 2020
Kitchen Gardens are Flourishing
So far, our project “Plant Kitchen Gardens for Families in Need in India” has received over 1160 donations from people around the world to grow nutritious fruit and vegetable gardens for...
 
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