Children are supported to study with their family Children enjoy lessons provided using smartphones Whole villages in West Bengal have been flooded Tomatoes, ready to go to the market

Karuna Trust

Org #520
Vetted since 2008 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
1987
year founded
$671,953
raised on GlobalGiving
15
years fundraising
10
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Inspired by Buddhist values, Karuna exists to end caste-based discrimination, poverty and inequality in India and Nepal. Our work with individuals focuses on education, dignified livelihoods and gender equality, transforming communities and changing society. Karuna believes: - Individual transformation is crucial for genuine social change - Authentic communication has the power to change lives - Every human should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential to grow and develop Karuna is a Triratna team-based Right Livelihood - a Buddhist ideal of working ethically and non-violently. We emphasise the importance of working and practicing together, striving to create positive change in one... read more

Projects (20)

Educate and Empower 450 girls in West Bengal
India / Education
Urgent Appeal for Nepal
Nepal / Disaster Response
Educating poor rural children in Goa
India / Education
Protect Himalayan Culture through Education
India / Education
Help 3,500 Girls Like Pragati Stay In School
India / Education
 
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Project Leaders
keval shah
keval shah
Imen Trabelsi
Imen Trabelsi
Amoghamati Traud-Dubois
Amoghamati Traud-Dubois
Akashamitra Turnbull
Akashamitra Turnbull
Suddhaka Clark
Suddhaka Clark
Louise Thomas
Louise Thomas
Srirajni Narkiewicz
Srirajni Narkiewicz
Team
Ciaran Maguire, Mark Baird, Steven Murdoch, Jonathan Clark, Robert Mason, Amy Edwards
Organization Information
72 Holloway Road
London, England
United Kingdom
+44 (0)207 700 3434
Organization Information
72 Holloway Road
London, England
United Kingdom
+44 (0)207 700 3434

Project Reports

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Jun 9, 2021
Supporting disabled children in lockdown
India’s devastating second wave means that West Bengal has been in a strict lockdown since April, and this is set to continue. The project team at Bhalobasha have been working incredibly hard to...
Jun 2, 2021
Cyclone Yaas wreaks new devastation in West Bengal
Thanks to your support, we have been working with project leaders in West Bengal to help remote and vulnerable communities to recover from Cyclone Amphan, which devasted the coastal area of South 24...
May 28, 2021
Laxmi enjoys respect and food security
Laxmi has joined the Kamana women's group in Chitwan two years ago. She attended trainings to improve her skills as entrepreneur and to learn how to increase her output in vegetable farming. She works...
 
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