Help recovery from Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India Keya and poster Coronavirus: An Urgent Appeal for India and Nepal

Karuna Trust

Org #520
Vetted since 2008 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
1987
year founded
$711,912
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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Aug 2, 2021
Morale is high and your donations help recovery!
Following Cyclone Amphan- and a subsequent cyclone- it has been a challenge for the team to support the young girls across the community due to sustained, heavy rainfall. Every day a team of 9-10...
Jul 15, 2021
Aatisha's challenges are eased by your help
"I’m Aatisha and I’m in 9th standard. I'm 13 years old. I live in the slum area of Vishrantwadi, in Pune. I live with my grandfather, grandmother, uncle, aunty, and my father. My father is...
Jul 5, 2021
Supporting Shobha during the coronavirus crisis
Shobha’s daughter was hospitalised with COVID-19 and Shobha herself was unable to work; her usual income being from labouring. With her daughter in hospital for over 2 weeks and Shobha wanting...
 
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