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Bhupendra Ghimire

bhupendra ghimire, vin

Founder and Executive Director

Master's in Education

Dinesh Khatiwada

Dinesh Khatiwada, vin

Volunteer Manager

Master's in Education

Dr. Laxmi Prasad Ghimire

Dr. laxmi Ghimire

Program Manager

BAMS/Master's in Public Health

Om K Shrestha

om ,vin

Program Officer (Women’s Empowerment)

Master’s in Economics

Sumira Pradhan

sumira pradhan

Volunteers Co-ordinator

Master's in Business Administration (Finance)

Prajana Shrestha

Incoming Communication Coordinator

Mater's in English Literature

Ramesh Rai

Ramesh Rai as VIN staff

District Project Co- ordinator (Okhaldhunga)

Master in Rural Development

Shyam Krishna Koirala


Program Officer (Children’s Development)

Bachelor's Degree in Arts

Padma Shrestha

VIN youth Empowerment Officer

Youth Empowerment Officer

M. Sc. (Medical Microbiology)

Anish Bhattarai

Web Master

Bachelor in Engineering

Manita Basnet

Office Accountant

Bachelor in Business Studies

Uttar Shrestha


Local Facilitator , Okhaldhunga

I. Ed

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Toni Brooks

The best part of my VIN experience was my host family. Be prepared for things to be unusual, and not necessarily as you thought – but if you keep an open mind you will have...

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Success Stories

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A Woman of Hope

VIN’s Women’s Empowerment Program is wrapping up a two month long project focusing on social development within the villages of JitpurPhedi, VDC. The project itself focused on issues relating to mental health...

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Kirsty Cassie

I was an intern with VIN for 10 weeks from October to December 2015, working in the Environment and Conservation Program, with regards to Climate Change and sustainable agriculture. I graduated from the University of...

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News Update

Three hundred women from Okhaldhunga are oriented about reproductive health care

Reproductive health care training by VIN volunteer

An awareness campaigns on reproductive health care are conducted with about 300 local women from ward 1 and 2 of Siddhicharan municipality, Okhaldhunga.  Altogether 18 campaigns are organized, one campaign...

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Nayabazaar Khusibu, Kathmandu


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