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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Mr. Lok Tiwari

    Country Director

    Loknath Tiwari is from is a Business Entrepreneur living in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.He owns a chain of Restaurants in the area and is involved in organic farming. For the past 2 decades he was instrumental in making a difference to the people of Nepal living in the Washington D.C area. He is very active with social activities and good will tasks at the Embassy of Nepal lending a big helping hand to the Nepalese government delegation most of the time. He met our CEO a few times and have started the Uplift a Child Nepal Chapter to make a difference to the underprivileged children in Nepal. He took the founder & CEO Sam Vonumu to Waling, Nepal in 2013 for the inauguration ceremony on the start of our Nepal operations. Since then, he has led the Nepalese operations in USA and Nepal.

  • Ms Usha Sherchan

    President

    Usha Sherchan is a Writer, Poet and a Social Worker by profession. She hails from Ganesh Tole, Nalamukh, Pokhara. Currently residing in Kathmandu, Nepal. She served in various prestigious positions, In 2011 she was a Member of Academic Assembly for Nepal Academy of Literature, Arts, Culture and Knowledge. She also served as President for the Narayan Gopal Music Trust, Treasurer for the Trimurthy Nikethan as well as member for various other literary organizations. 

     

     

     

  • Ms. Yeso Kanti Bhattachan

    Vice- President

    Yasho hails from Kathmandu, Nepal. She is a dedicated member of Uplift a Child Nepal. She hold prestigious positions at

    South Asia Sub Regional Focal Person, Asian Indigenous Women’s Network (AIWN), Since October 2018. 

    Regional Council Member, Asia Pacific Women Forum for Law and Development (APLD), Since November 2017.

    Vice-Chairperson, National Indigenous Women Forum (NIWF), Since 2015.

    Vice-Chairperson, National Network of Indigenous Women (NNIW), Since May 2007.

    Board Member, HimRights (Himalayan Human Rights Monitor), since 2011. 

    Focal Person (Nepal), Asian Indigenous Women's Network (AIWN), 2011.

    She was felicitated by the National Indigenous Woman's Federation (NIWF), Nepal in the Fourth General Assembly organized on January 2, 2010.

     

  • Mr. Nirjhar Man Sherchan

    Secretary

    Nirjhar Man Scherchan hails from Mustang Nepal, currently residing at Kathmandu, Nepal. He is passionate of serving humanity with his time and talents which brought him into association with Uplift a Child Nepal. 

    He is a business man by profession, in this streamline he was the CEO, Tukuche Distillery P. Ltd,   CEO, Muktinath Overseas P. Ltd,  CEO, Dhunche Agro Farm P. Ltd,  Secretary, Board of Directors,  Mass Mutual Cooperative Ltd,  Promoter, Prime Education Inc and Prime College. His affiliations were

     Founding Member and Vice President: Institute for Himalayan Conservation-

    Nepal Member: Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce ,  Mustang Chapter

    Founding member and Board Member     : World Mountain People Association,   Nepal Chapter

  • Ms. Kalpana Tiwari

    Treasurer

    Kalpana Tiwari is associated with Uplift a Child family since many years. She has immense desire to serve humanity. She hails from Wailing, Syangja, Nepal. She serves the government of Nepal as the Deputy Mayor holding many responsibilities such as Judicial Committee Coordinator • Coordinator of the Revenue Advisory Committee • Budget and program formulation committee coordinator • She is also the  Coordinator of Waling Municipal Level Agricultural Production Management Committee,  Disability Identity Card Distribution Local Coordinating Committee Coordinator,  City Committee Coordinator for Protection of Senior Citizens, Women and Children. Prior to joining the government, she was involved in mulitple activities in Nepal specifically with Women & underprivileged children.

     

  • Mr. Kumar Pradhan

    Board Member

    Hails from Maijogmai Gawpalika-4 (Namsaling VDC–8) Ilam, Nepal. He is associated with Uplift a Child since past 7 years. His affiliations are Vice-Chairpreson, Youth Federation of Indigenous Nationalities Secretary, Youth Federation of Indigenous Nationalities Treasurer, Newa Lyaymha Daboo CenterOffice (Newar Youth) Board-Member, SODEF, local NGO, Ilam Namsaling Founder-Member, Uplift A Child,Nepal,Laltipur-13

  • Ms. Anitha Gauchan

    Board Member

    Anita is from Lalitpur and a business owner. She has been a part of Uplift a Child Nepal since 2013. She works with our volunteers locally and help with our operations. She wants to work more and make a difference rather than talking much about her.

  • Ms Sabitra Bhujel (Chepang)

    Board Member

    Is a dedicated member of Uplift a Child Nepal. She hails from Kurintar,Chitwan. She is Affiliated with:

    • worked as a founding chairperson in "Nepal Chepang Women Association (NCWA)" for 6 years,
    • Present member of "National Indigenous Women Forum (NIWF)",
    • Present secretary of "National Indigenous Women Federation  (NIWF)",
    • Present member of "Network for Developing Indigenous People (NDIP)". She has vast work experiences in   

    ·        Coordination with Local and central government.

    ·        Good management skills for calling meeting at grass root level and regional level

    ·        Very good rapport building skills with stakeholders.

    ·        Monitoring and evaluation.

    ·        Conducting workshop, seminars and discussion.

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  • Mr. DB Sherchan

    Advisor

    Mr. Scherchan is also known as Sanjay Neupane. He is a journalist by profession and was working with news agencies. His last job was, he worked as the Editor for Karobar National Economic Daily. He is our main public relations officer in Nepal for Uplift a Child Nepal. He recently died due to a medical issue and Uplift a Child Nepal miss him very much.

     

  • World Headquarters

    Uplift a Child International

    8705 Kodiak Drive, Silver Spring,
    MD-20903 USA

    Telephone: +1 240 832 9234

    Email:info@upliftachild.org

  • World Wide Offices

    • India:
    • Floor-3, Flat No:10, Sowbhagya Apartment, Opp.Hotel Tycoon & Heritage, VIP Road, Vishakapatnam- 530003, Andhra Pradesh
    • Congo(DR):
    • 15 Avenue Mbuji-Mavi, Q Keshyero, Goma City, North Kivu
    • Kenya:
    • Box No:14760, Code 00100, GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    • Nepal:
    • Dhobighat - 3 Lalitpur Sub metropolitan City Lalitpur
    • Philippines:
    • Block-1, Lot 18 Progressive 3 Village, Malino 1, Bayanan Bacoor, Cavite # 4102
    • Canada:
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