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Nepal newsfeed: June 2015

JUNE 1ST, 2015 The relief operations are still in full swing. Karuna-Shechen is continuing to reach as many remote villages as possible to help isolated communities in desperate need of medical, relief and food aid. Nepal continues to be rocked daily by 3-4 aftershocks and many districts are still affected by small landslides. As a […]

Nepal Earthquake: May 2015

FRIDAY, MAY 1ST: – A medical team reached the remote village of Chilaune in Dhading district. They are also treating people from the surrounding villages of Kakre and Karki Gau. Villagers in this area had not yet received any medical help. – Houses in these villages have suffered extensive damage and the food supply is very low. […]

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 […]

Shining Hope on the field in India

Shining Hope founders, Serge, Marie and Astrid Saint Arnoult recently travelled to the Schechen Medical Center, Bodhgaya, India to look at what has been achieved since Shining Hope started supporting Karuna-Shechen in September 2012.  Serge Marie and Astrid were all impressed with how the projects are managed and delighted to see the amazing work accomplished […]

Solar Grandmothers

Solar Grandmothers: Lighting up their worlds…   Imagine you are a women living in rural India…someone who has never left the confines of your own village…   Imagine that for light, you must rely on kerosene, a substance harmful to human health, or burn firewood, a practice detrimental to the environment…   Sadly, this is […]

IT student

Chandni Kumari, an undergraduate student, has joined the 6 month long DTP course at our newly launched computer training program. She says that previously she was totally computer illiterate and whenever she saw her friends and classmates working on or discussing computers she would feel a severe lack of self-confidence. But now after a few […]

Our story so far…

 Our story so far…   Shining Hope Foundation has come a long way since its launch in July 2010. But one thing we have been committed to from the start has been our defining vision and philosophy – that the projects we support across the world should take a holistic approach to safeguarding local wildlife, […]

New director of field operations

Karuna-Shechen, the projects we support in India, have welcomed a new head of field operations. Sanjeev Pradhan, previously worked as a manager and executive director in India, Nepal, and Bhutan in sectors ranging from corporate and agricultural to social and community development.   He has helped to create a housing co-operative for the elderly, provided […]