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Karuna Trust

Org #520
Vetted since 2008 Top Ranked
1987
year founded
$883,494
raised on GlobalGiving
16
years fundraising
12
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Karuna, a charity inspired by Buddhist values, works alongside the most excluded people in South Asia, overcoming discrimination with locally-led education, gender equality and sustainable livelihood projects. 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 oneself as well as others. This is echoed in our sal... read more

Projects (21)

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
Amoghamati Traud-Dubois
Amoghamati Traud-Dubois
Akashamitra Turnbull
Akashamitra Turnbull
Suddhaka Clark
Suddhaka Clark
Louise Thomas
Louise Thomas
Srirajni Narkiewicz
Srirajni Narkiewicz
Sophie Stephens
Sophie Stephens
Imen Trabelsi
Imen Trabelsi
Team
Ciaran Maguire, Jonathan Clark, Steven Murdoch, Amy Harper, Mark Baird, Robert Mason
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

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Jan 24, 2023
Why is Jagrati's school attendance declining?
Even though Jagrati, 11, is shy, she loves going to school.  When a young boy started to abuse her during school hours, she found it hard to advocate for her needs. It soon turned into an...
Jan 24, 2023
Thanks to you, women get the support they need.
Content Warning: Includes themes of sexual violence  Pragyawati lives in Doha, Uttar Pradesh, with her two children. Her husband's work as a migrant labourer provides the family’s only...
Jan 24, 2023
Removing the barriers to girl's education...
When our project first visited the small village of Mahawadi, Nepal, there were no records of how many girls populated the area, nor how many attended school and healthcare...
 
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