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Karuna Trust

Org #520
Vetted since 2008 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
1987
year founded
$605,325
raised on GlobalGiving
14
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 (20)

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
Organization Information
72 Holloway Road
London, England
United Kingdom
+44 (0)207 700 3434

Project Reports

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Sep 25, 2020
Keeping Girls in Education during COVID-19
In the early days of the lockdown, the school closed quickly and the older students such as Chodak, pictured, were given online tutoring (mainly over smartphones / WhatsApp as none of the students...
Sep 25, 2020
Avni adapts her skills to survive the COVID crisis
We'd like to share an update from Abhayanavita, project manager of the women’s livelihood and empowerment project in the slums of Pune. She shares: “Avni is one of our beneficiaries...
Sep 3, 2020
Your coronavirus appeal update from Ashok in India
Across the world, communities are adjusting to lockdowns easing. In parts of India where the lockdown has been eased, people’s livelihoods aren’t recovering at the rate needed to feed...
 
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