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Karuna-Shechen

Org #18177 Vetted since 2017 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
2010
year founded
$73,474
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

Project Leaders
Melanie Steele
Melanie Steele
Melanie Steele2
Melanie Steele2
Grace Alfiero
Grace Alfiero
Team
Vivian Kurz
Organization Information
109 Mowbray Drive
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
United States
17188468981

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

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 7631851281

Projects (4)

Project Reports

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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...
Jul 9, 2018
Kitchen Gardens are Growing 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 close to 800 donations from people around the world...
May 18, 2018
Preschool children benefit from the Gift of Play!
The results are in: attendance and engagement are increasing thanks to your support! When we saw preschool children in underserved Indian villages sitting in sparse rooms with little or no stimuli and...
 
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