The organization’s founder, Mr. Madhav Bhandari grew up as a very poor orphan in an isolated village in the steep hill country of Nepal. He lived with his grandmother who encouraged him to study hard, even though she was an uneducated person herself.
Madhav never forgot the underprivileged people of Nepal, especially the isolated villagers. He swore that he would work as a humanitarian and help them improve their lives. Community Service of Nepal grew out of his lifetime of service to the people of his country.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors was deliberately chosen to be made up primarily of women social workers in order to empower women and the work they do.
They are, starting from the left, the founder and chairman of the board, Mr. MADHAV BHANDARI who holds a university degree in business. He had a career in travel and tourism, but always donated funds to social work in his hometown area and did service projects there and in the city, where he now lives. His humanitarian work led to the birth of Community Service of Nepal to formalize the work he was already doing. He now volunteers his life full-time to his humanitarian work.
Second to the left is Ms. THIRU KHATRI, who is Vice-Chair and a mentor, and who also works as an administrative officer for a college.
Third from the left is Ms. AMBIKA SHRESTHA, who is a social worker and leader of a society to help backward (uneducated) women. She is also a skill development trainer and has a political career.
We would like to congratulate her for being elected on June 15, 2017 as an Executive Board Member for her local government, which is Mahalaxmi Municipality, Lalitpur district. We wish her a successful five-year term!. The photo above was taken right after she won the election. The red was put on her forehead as part of a Nepali blessing.
To the right of Ms. Shresha, Ms. BHUMIKA RANA is a social mobilizer, humanitarian, and skill development trainer
Next to the right, Ms. BINJU KC THAPA is community leader for women’s groups and a humanitarian. Binju not only works for her own community, but for other communities as well.
To the right of Ms. Thapa is Ms. SRISTI KARKI. She is a mentor for children and a humanitarian.
Second from the right is ANJULA BUDHATHOKI, BSN. She was on the board of a sister organizaton which formed in hte United States to support our work here at Community service of Nepal. Since she is a registered nurse, Anjula was able to get approval to emigrate to Canada after the earthquakes.
Finally, on the righ-hand side, Mr. Manoj subedi is a mentor for schoolchildren, a humanitarian, and a computer technician.
This is a photo of a typical board meeting of Community Service of Nepal.
for planning our strategies to help the underprivileged people of Nepal.
Every board member freely volunteers their time and resources to accomplish our mission.
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