Emergency for Nepal

DONATE TO KARUNA-SHECHEN All donations received over the next 30 days will be directed towards the relief efforts to help earthquake victims in Nepal. Established in Kathmandu through the Shechen clinic, its mobile medical clinics and camps, Karuna-Shechen has a team of professionals on the ground that is trained and ready to help the victims of  this […]

Yoga for children

In India, as part of our education program, we conduct regular physical education and yoga classes for underprivileged children from isolated Bihar villages. And they love it! More than 500 children participate in our classes. Check out this short video of one our physical education classes.   Children taking part in our yoga classes and enjoying themselves: This […]

Access to education

Did you know? In India, we run two small informal primary schools in the villages of Masuribar and Dema, Bihar. They are completely free and offer holistic elementary education to 135 underpriviledged children. We opened both schools in 2014 and call them “Babua” schools as a reference to the loving nickname given to children in this part of the world. […]

From darkness to light

Good news from India! The 220 solar sets from Barefoot College have arrived at our office in Bodhgaya. They will soon be installed in the villages of Kadal, Barsuddi and Chando by two of our local solar engineers Lakshmi Devi and Puja Devi.  

Vegan pancake recipe

For this month of January, we would like to share this delicious vegan pancake recipe that we discovered lately on Lili’s kitchen French food blog. Here is the translation: These vegan pancakes are free from fats, hence cholesterol, so you can eat as many as you wish! Here is the recipe for 10 pancakes:  250g […]

New Shechen clinic in Jarkhand

On 19th November, 2014, Karuna-Shechen inaugurated its Outpatients Department (OPD) at Hata, Jamshedpur. Both will function to provide access to quality medical check-up and provide free medicines for those who lack access to primary healthcare. Our foray into Jharkhand started in July with the organisation of vocational training on candle-making and mushroom cultivation in collaboration […]

Mushroom cultivation and candle making

While the Medical Clinic was our first major healthcare initiative in the rural areas of Jharkhand in the months of July and August we had conducted some other activities in association with our local partners- Cause for Change, Dhad Disham Vikas Sangh (DDVS) and Udaan. Vocational Training Workshops on Mushroom Cultivation and Candle Making On […]