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 Karuna-Shechen - 2015 Quarterly Newsletter - #2
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SOLIDARITY FOR NEPAL 
 

Dear Friends,

Thanks to your donations and continued support, since the first earthquake hit Nepal on April 25, we have reached 180,000 victims in nearly 500 isolated villages. On behalf of all of our beneficiaries, we wish to express our deepest gratitude.

In September, after the monsoon, we will begin the phase of rehabilitation and reconstruction in villages. To learn more about our current and future actions in Nepal, we invite you to read our newsfeed… MORE
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INDIA: TRAINING FEMALE RICKSHAW DRIVERS
 
A few months ago, we appealed to your generosity to raise funds to train female rickshaw drivers in India. What a success! Thanks to your donations we are going to train three additional destitute women… MORE
 
EDUCATION THROUGH PLAY AND ART
 
We are very pleased to inform you that we have finished equipping the small daycares we support in under-served Indian villages. The children also helped us paint the walls of the kindergartens.… MORE
BUILDING TOILETS IN RURAL INDIA
 
Half of India’s population of 595 million people does not have access to toilets. This practice puts millions of people, children in particular, at risks of contracting diseases. This is why we are building toilets in villages… MORE
 
MATTHIEU RICARD'S  ALTRUISM   

In May and June, Matthieu Ricard was in the UK and the USA for a series of talks and discussions to launch the English translation of his blockbuster book, Altruism… MORE
KARUNA-SHECHEN AND YOU

 

We would like to thank all the people and foundations that donated across the globe to help the victims of the devastating Nepal earthquakes. Your generous and compassion responses make it possible for us to continue to rebuild Nepali communities and lives. 

We would like to also thank the following groups and organizations for creating events that raised funds for our work:

 

Element Natural Healing Arts

Benefit Nepal Film Festival

Himalaya Project

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

El Patio Spanish Language School

Amaro Montenegro

Circle Yoga

Chi Bui and Friends

 

Let us know if your organization would like to initiate a campaign or event to help us in our work to rebuild Nepal communities. Thank you.


 


"On an individual level, contrary to the idea that human beings are fundamentally selfish, the earthquake in Nepal has triggered an outpouring of solidarity, concern for others, and generosity."
Matthieu Ricard, Founder of Karuna-Shechen