Partner organisations

Overview:

Funding organisations

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung – BMZ)

The BMZ funds our projects „Maitri Network“ and „Voice of Women“ in India and the project „Strong Girls“ in Nepal.

Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung

This Foundation funds the „Safe Childbirth“ project in Nepal.

Schöck-Familien-Stiftung

The Schöck-Familien-Stiftung funds our project „Against Discrimination – for Violence-Free Schools“ in Amravati, India.

Erbacher-Stiftung

The Erbacher-Stiftung funds our project „Vegetables Instead of Rats“ in Bihar, India.

Stiftung Ursula Merz

The foundation Ursula Merz also funds our project „Vegetables Instead of Rats“ in Bihar, India.

HAND IN HAND Fund

This eco-social initiative by Rapunzel Naturkost and Deutsche Umwelthilfe also supports our project „Against Discrimination – for Violence-Free Schools“ in Amravati, India.

Karuna Trust

Our British partner organisation was founded in 1980 by Western Buddhists. Karuna Trust supports a wide range of projects and raises £1.8 million in donations each year. We cooperate on many of our projects, including those supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung – BMZ).

The Karuna Trust Team

Our local partner organisations

Green Tara Nepal

Our partner organisation in Nepal has been one of our most important partners for years. Green Tara Nepal runs the „Safe Childbirth“ project for mothers in South Nepal and is the main partner in the „Strong Girls“ project.

Jan Sahas Social Development Society

The Jan Sahas Society, based in Madhya Pradesh and Delhi, works especially for Dalits and the so-called "Manual Scavengers". These women are forced by the caste tradition to clean the dry latrines of the whole village. Through Jan Sahas, they learn a dignified way of life. Jan Sahas is our main partner in the projects „Maitri Network“ and „Voice of Women“.

Bahujan Hitay Society

The Bahujan Hitay Society in Amravati runs a residential home for vulnerable girls and runs a community project in the slums of Amravati in Maharashtra, India.

Green Tara Foundation

The Green Tara Foundation runs a social project for teenage girls in slums in Pune, India, supported by Karuna Trust. A film made by Karuna Trust reports on this project.

 

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