Radha Paudel, Founder/Director

 Activist, Author and Poet. She claimed herself as Humanist Feminist because the things what she spoke and brought in to movement are  not because of training but due to experience from her life as well as mother and sisters. She always passionate and committed to SAVE a girl from the sufferings what she experience in her life since childhood. She trained  as Nurse and had done Master’s Degrees for securing powers and knowledge to go beyond the four walls of hospital. Formally, she started to work since 1994 and worked in various organizations at different capacity. Followed by her mother’s death, 2009, she has been working as voluntarily whatever possible from her end. For contact: rpaudel456@gmail.com    



Ms. Lochana Adhikari, Founder  has been working as secretary in the foundation. She was born in Chitwan in 1997 and now has been studying at Kathmandu Forestry College, affiliate to Tribhuwan University since 2015. She is a full time student, motivated by the love to learn and succeed as she strives to become an outstanding and successful women in today’s society with the definite goal of becoming a successful and renowned forester.  Besides, as a sensible human being she is also interested in social activities and volunteering. Apart from the above, she has kept keen interest in drawing pictures, photography, writing poems and most importantly spending time with her loved ones. For Contact: lochanaadhikari9@gmail.com

Ms. Sharmila Bhandari, Founder  is passionate to redress all forms of discrimination what she experienced and learned from her family. She is rebellion who never announced her first period while her family has huge religious function. She believes nothing impossible in this world if anyone has will power for that. She is singer for Nepali, English and Hindi pop songs as well as love in experiment. She has been doing her Bachelor Degree in Human Biology at Kathmandu University. All in all, she inspired the work from Radha Paudel and like to continue the work in order to save a girl again. For Contact: sharmilabhandari40@gmail.com

Ms. Indira Chapagain, Member Ms. Indira Chapagain is passionate in education. Sha has spend more than decades in education activism  in Nepal. She founded a Shining Boarding school in Gaidakot and serving as Founder/Principal for beginning. In addition, she has been extensive experience in social work. She is member of PABSON,  and other committees in her community. She has Master’s Degree in Health Education from Tribhuvan University.



Ms.Ingeborg Patsch, Founder, Advisor Ms. Inge, originally from Austria, has been working as a software consultant for over 10 years before she came to Nepal in 2012. Besides she has a master’s degree in cultural productions from the University of Salzburg, Austria. She is the international director of our partner VHS Bhaktapur and Technical Director of Career Disha Nepal. Plus Inge has experience in establishing social business working for CGNSB. From 2015 to 2017 she was working for the Austrian Honorary Consulate of Nepal. She is lecturer at the University of applied Sciences in Kufstein (Austria) on topics of sustainability and frequently holds workshops and facilitates training related to social business and participatory  forms of development. For contact: inge@careerdishanepal.org 

Tuka Sandwel Chhetri, Founder/Advisor Ms. Tuka Sandwel from UK for more than 30 years, originally from Nepal. She is a social worker especially dedicated to enhancing maternal and children’s health in rural Nepal. She is one of the leaders who operationalized the birthing center at Sannigaun, Jumla. For more than a decade she has also worked with the Ministry of Health and started many health facilities and educational institutions in Nepal. She is a highly experienced proprietor/care manager for 19 years in UK. More importantly, she is mentor for PRDN, Supervised Placement and ONP since 1999 in UK. She is internal auditor for ISO 9002. She has always dedicated herself to professional care and has a very conscientious performance standard. For contact: tuka1@btopenworld.com


Ms. Merina Ranjit, Advisor  She is  the Chief Operating Officer of Chaudhary Foundation, social development initiative of Nepal’s leading conglomerate Chaudhary Group (CG). She also heads CG-Nepal Social Business (NSB), a non-dividend distributing company to promote social business in Nepal, another major social initiative of the group. She had key role for incubation of social business pilot projects of CGNSB at Jumla from March 2013- Dec 2014. A graduate in Environmental Management, from the National University of Singapore, Ranjit holds many feathers to her cap: She is a certified Environmental Management System (ISO 14001:2004) Lead Auditor (2010) and also Lead Auditor for Quality Management System(ISO 9001:2008). She has worked as Business Development Consultant and Environment Consultant for various development projects, and acted as visiting lecturer in prestigious educational institutions of the country. She was also part of consultancy team for the development for climate budget coding by National Planning Commission in 2012. As a Consultant (2007-11)CH2MHILL Pte Ltd, Singapore where she worked in in developing Environmental Management Plan, Environmental Impact Assessment, Diligence Studies, Corporate Social Responsibilities Strategies for various companies like Exxon Mobil, Shell Chemicals, Rolls and Royces etc in Asia Pacific Region.

Marise Denault Advisor for Gender Based Violence and Humanitarian Assistance, is a Masters of Social Work graduate originally from Ottawa, Canada. She has worked in the field of international humanitarian assistance for over 15 years gaining considerable knowledge and experience in various contexts ranging stable to emergency as well as armed conflict. Across several continents including Asia (India, Myanmar, Pakistan), she has worked in projects with specific focus on primary health care, reproductive health, HIV, mental health and sexual violence. In her role as program coordinator and mental health advisor with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders she has developed experience and expertise in assessing, monitoring and analysing complex contexts particularly in programs related to psychosocial care and sexual violence Her strength has been in coordination of programs and team management particularly in settings where strong liaising and negotiations with government, local NGOs, local actors and community were required. Most recently, she was responsible for the startup, overall management and implementation of a community-based treatment center for GBV in north Delhi opened 24hrs / 7 days a week, providing appropriate and timely medical and psychological care to the survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, including children. This included high level networking and liaising with all relevant local and government authorities; ministry of health, education, Delhi Commission for Women, Delhi Police, and local NGOs for multisector collaboration and comprehensive care of survivors. Now based in Nepal, she has been volunteering with the Radha Paudel Foundation as an advisor on gender-based violence and humanitarian assistance providing technical support for grant application and program conceptualization. You can contact her marisadenault@gmail.com

Mr. Binod (BedPrasad) Sapkota, Advisor: Mr. Binod Sapkota is pioneer young, agro-based enterprise in Nepal. He has multiple hats; coordinator of Agriculture Youth Conservation Activism 2015, Chair of Youth Campaign for Agri-Development, National Member of International Year of Family farming. He has written many books; Poem (Saugat), Professional Husbandry and columnist. He won the Youth Innovation award 2013 for his dedication in agro based enterprises and Presidential Agriculture award 2014. For contact: bedprasadsapkota2014@gmail.com