Excellent avis shanti travel
Rated 9.4 /10 based on 1120 verified traveller reviews Shanti Travel Trustpilot
voyage sur mesure asie
Call us +44 (0) 20 386 84256

Karuna-Shechen

Karuna-Shechen is an international association founded by Matthieu Ricard in 2000. It supports more than 380,000 people every year through humanitarian and development projects in Northern India, Nepal and Tibet, in four areas of intervention. : health, education, women's empowerment and the development of rural communities.

Committed to a responsible approach, Shanti Travel will support Karuna-Shechen in its event Yoga For Karuna, an international movement that invites yoga teachers to organize donations to projects in India. Shanti Travel also participates in the ongoing project of training female electric rickshaw drivers, an approach which has both an environmental and social impact.

Electric Rickshaws
 

Reducing air pollution and supporting the socioeconomic empowerment of women through training and job opportunities are both central to the eradication of poverty. Through its Female Electric Rickshaw Driver program, Karuna-Shechen provides disadvantaged Indian women with the skills and the means they need to work as e-rickshaw taxi drivers in Bodhgaya, India. The program is also contributing to the socioeconomic empowerment of women and promoting gender-equality by training them in a profession that is largely regarded as male-specific in India.

Karuna Shechen
Karuna Shechen
Solar panels
 

Since 2014, Karuna-Shechen’s Solar Power program is an innovative solution that provides clean electricity and opportunities for women to be bearers of light in their communities. These systems provide much more energy than kerosene lamps and wood fires, and present no danger (fire or respiratory diseases) for the villagers. The NGO provides to underpriviledged and disable women a comprehensive solar technician training in India or Nepal. Upon their return, they install and maintain 100 solar home lighting systems in their respective villages.

Visit Karuna-Shechen

What our guests have to say about us


Trustpilot
Trustpilot
 
 
 
Shanti Travel ›
Logo ShantiTravel Footer

                       
Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter and get the latest offers and news on our Asia travel departures!
 
Contact us

Experts based in :

New Delhi - Pondichery (INDIA)
Colombo (SRI LANKA)
Kathmandu (NEPAL)
Yangon (BURMA)
Hanoi (VIETNAM)
Singapore (SINGAPORE)
Bali (INDONESIA)

+44 (0) 20 386 84256
Shantitravel
Contact us
Terms and conditions · Join us · Copyright ShantiTravel © · All rights reserved