Coronavirus: Rebuild Lives in 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
$772,739
raised on GlobalGiving
16
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

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:

Jun 23, 2022
It all started with chickens...
Harini was homeless, living on the outskirts of society, and constantly struggling to support her family. Her husband is a daily worker, so income is never guaranteed and scarce. It all started with...
Jun 23, 2022
Why is Charu missing school?
 Charu couldn’t go to school and her grades were slipping fast, all because of her period. She didn’t have access to the resources she required, resulting in her missing school and...
Jun 23, 2022
Naina is liberated, thanks to your support!
 Naina was adopted when she was a small child, after being abandoned when she was a baby, she was scared that she would be left alone once more. Her worst fears soon came true, after her...
 
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