Program Director - Hari Tripathi (2008-2010)
Hari Tripathi works in the administration section of Nepal Medical College & Teaching Hospital (NMCTH).
Lamatar - Sudeep Shrestha (2009-2010)
Sudeep Shrestha is a 12th grade student who runs our new area in Birgung. He has been very good at understanding the pain of the students who were dropped out of the school in this fifth largest city of Nepal. He takes time of his school work to visit the students and send us detailed reports.
Dolakha - Tenzing Sheerab Lama (2008-2010)
Tenzing Sheerab Lama is one of our newest area coordinators for one of our newest areas—in Dolakha. He is a native of Sankhuwasabha in eastern Nepal. He worked as a school teacher in Dolakha and currently is the director of EDP Nepal, his own NGO. He is a very active person, does a lot of travelling across the country and frequently in the radio and newspaper for his NGO related activities. CE is proud to have such a dynamic coordinator and we will him all the success to start a new area in Sankhuwasabha.
Kathmandu - Sarita Gopali (2007-2010)
Sarita Gopali is the coordinator of Kathmandu area. In the past Kathmandu has been a troubled area—though it is the capital city, we had been changing coordinators every few months before we appointed Sarita. The interesting point is that Sarita was supported by CE/NCEF as a student, and we are proud to have our own graduate to run the program. She works as a clerk in a company, and finds time to coordinate the area and visit the students and also take care of her own child.
Kavre - Ram Sundar Deuja (2007-2010)
Ram Sundar Deuja is a native of Banepa; a town about one hour drive east of Kathmandu. He is a school teacher by profession. He has been coordinating this area for the last few years. He has a challenging job to visit the students in the house in the area where there is no public transportation. He finds time to take care of his family and teach and then take care of the NCEF supported students.
Lamatar - Manoj Ghimire (2009-2010)
Manoj Ghimire is one of the coordinators for the rural new area of Lamatar which is about 2 hrs away from the capital city of Nepal. Though it is in the outskirts of the capital, it is a rural area. Less than 10% of the kids here go to school because of poverty. Manoj works as a school teacher and also runs this new area.
Nepalgunj - Apsara Khanal (2005-2010)
Apsara Khanal runs our largest area in terms of number of students. She works as a clerk with a company in Nepalgunj, one of the country’s largest cities. A mom of three kids, she just has basic education. She is a role model for many to-be coordinators that we don’t need extensive education or multiple training to run area.
Patan - Suraj Pokhrel (2007-2010)
Suraj works in a local company and finds time to coordinate the area. He has improved the status of the area, which was on the verge of closure to the present day state where it is one of the largest areas run by NCEF/CE.
Rasuwa - Lakpa Chhirring Tamang (2009-2010)
Lakpa Chhiring Tamang, born in Chilime VDC, Rasuwa, has a graduate degree in management. He works as a field monitor for two districts Rasuwa and Nuwakot in UN WFP Kathmandu. Apart from this job, he finds time to volunteer for our new area of Rasuwa, one of the remote areas of central Nepal. He finds it pleasurable to have an opportunity to be in touch with such a campaign for helping the poorest and needy children of remote Rasuwa.
Sunsari - Surendra Bhattarai (2009-2010)
Surendra Bhattarai is a retired banker. He comes from the eastern Nepalese town of Itahari. He was running an organization to help kids go to school and used to fund it himself. He now coordinates with CE and works as the area coordinator in this new area.
Past Area Coordinators
Kathmandu: Anita Shrestha (2002-2005), Eliza Kansakar (2005), Rajaram Luitel (2005-2007)
Kavre: Maheshwor Kafle (2004-2005), Dipesh Tamrakar (2005-2007)
Nepalgunj: Shreejana Pokharel (2004), Rajendra Mahato (2004-2005)
Mustang: Maheshwor Kafle (2005)
Patan: Ravi Thapa (2005), Suresh Devkota (2005-2007)
Palpan: Yubaraj Ghimire (2006-2008)