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Girls in the project practice speaking out! Anisha in her home Celebrating Tibetan heritage Boys learn and form friendship

Karuna Trust

Org #520
Vetted since 2008 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
1987
year founded
$463,442
raised on GlobalGiving
13
years fundraising
7
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 (17)

Educate and Empower 450 girls in West Bengal
India / Education
Urgent Appeal for Nepal
Nepal / Disaster Recovery
Educating poor rural children in Goa
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
Erika Narkiewicz
Erika 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

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #2388174112
Organization Information
72 Holloway Road
London, England
United Kingdom
+44 (0)207 700 3434

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #2388174112

Project Reports

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Feb 13, 2020
Meena, aged 13, advocates for gender equality
Meena is growing up in a difficult slum and was growing up lacking confidence and refusing opportunities to go to school. From a family with very little literacy, Meena didn't see a way of learning...
Feb 11, 2020
Never too old to learn- Anisha goes back to school
  Anisha lives in a slum in Amravati with her family. She had been married by her parents when she was just 16 years old. Up to then her education had been somewhat patchy; after getting married...
Feb 5, 2020
Utalesha faces her fears and returns to school!
Utalesha is 13 years old and lives with her mother, father and brother in a temporary shack in an isolated area in a village called Varudipathar. Her parents are daily labourers and the family are...
 
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