Samrat has traveled and learned in remote Himalayan communities. His expertise especially focuses around youth and sustainability. He has worked with organization including WWF Nepal, DFID/CSO Youth Working Group, Northwest Youth Corps, KOICA among others. He is the past president of Youth Engagement in Sustainability (YES) Nepal and holds a Masters in Sustainable Development Practice.
Bijaya, an Anthropologist and development practitioner, has a decade of experience working with community and youth. Bijaya received his Master’s degree in Anthropology from Tribhuwan University. Bijay served at Association of Youth Organizations Nepal (AYON)- a national network of youth-led organizations and other various organizations and led various community development projects. He represented Nepal in UNESCO Youth Forum in Korea, Rio Summit in Brazil and led a youth team to Scotland. He is interested in community development and youth participation. He has also been engaging in various research projects. He has published editor reviewed joint article about youth’s role in Nepal’s earthquake on Cultural Anthropology Journal.
Mostafa has been working around youth and entrepreneurship for last seven years. He is a founder of Goal Oriented Learners (G.O.L.), an organization working to improve Egyptian youth’s employment skills by offering training on Social Entrepreneurship and Career Development & Soft skills. Mostafa studied social entrepreneurship at Connecticut university – USA. He has also attended international entrepreneurship conference in different countries all over the world. Currently, Mostafa is working with Hands-On Institute as a partnership coordinator.
Kalawati has a Masters of Development Studies and Culture Change from Macquarie University. She has worked in social inclusion and indigenous community development. Ms Rai is passionate about indigenous culture an aspire to preserve the identify and heritage of the Indigenous population.
Research has Masters in Business Studies and bachelors in Law from Tribhuwan University. At Hands-On Institute he looks after financial management. Research has worked for different companies and organization since last four years.
Saumitra is a policy researcher and engages in studying the political economy of energy and policy reform in Nepal. A graduate in Sustainable Development Practice, he has a keen interest in facilitating and contributing to Nepal”s sustainable economic growth through indigenous policy alternatives. He is also a faculty at Center for Development Studies, where he lectures on concepts and theories of development.
Sanjog is studying Master of Arts in Economics from Tribhuwan University. He has been working as logistics expert in different agencies in Nepal since last four years. He has worked for British Council Nepal as an invigilator and Association of Youth Organizations Nepal.
Dikshya is an undergraduate currently pursuing Bachelor in Forestry from Kathmandu Forestry College. She is a passionate, determined and enthusiastic. Travelling, adventures, reading novels and learning new things are her hobbies. She has organized art competition, plantation program. She has experience in volunteerism with different organizations. She wants to pursue her career in sustainable environment and disaster risk reduction.