Coronavirus: An Urgent Appeal for India and Nepal Save 150 runaway girls from human trafficking Help 600 Women in Rural Nepal become Entrepeneurs Change the lives of disabled children in India

Karuna Trust

Org #520
Vetted since 2008 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
1987
year founded
$758,774
raised on GlobalGiving
15
years fundraising
12
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
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, 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

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Jan 19, 2022
Kalpana learns about consent and gains confidence
“I feel more confident in speaking out”- Kalpana*. At first, Kalpana stood as a slight, self conscious girl in the training with our partners, lacking the confidence to speak up about her...
Jan 19, 2022
Your support brings a father joy and relief
Oishi's father shares his joy at having seen his daughter transformed by the support of this project. He shares: "We never knew there were so many effective treatments until we came to Bhalabosa...
Jan 14, 2022
A child bride becomes a legal advisor for women!
Shantabai lives in a small village in Maharashtra, India. She is the fifth child and has ten siblings. Her father had originally worked as a bricklayer. Shantabai was a child bride and was married to...
 
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