Our Story

Established in 2011 by New York based Fashion Designer Prabal Gurung with his siblings Pravesh Gurung and Kumudini Gurung Shrestha, and friends Rati Shah, Rupali Golchha and Riva Thapa.

Shikshya Foundation Nepal, through contribution in education, aims to create a critical mass of leaders who will be instrumental in turning our society into a just equitable, secular, accountable, thinking, questioning, progressive society.

Shikshya means Education- and we strongly believe that while the emphasis on formal education is important, it is equally important that education can take place beyond classrooms, especially through reading, arts and culture.

The Executive Board comprises of Rati Shah, Kumudini Gurung Shrestha, Rupali Golchha and Riva Thapa. The executive board collectively decides on the work scope and implements the programs.

The executive board members work voluntarily with zero over-heads. Every amount donated goes to implement specific project.

PRABAL GURUNG

Fashion Designer, New York
KUMUDINI GURUNG SHRESTHA
Executive
RUPALI GOLCHHA
Executive
RATI SHAH
Executive
RIVA THAPA
Executive

Shikshya means Education- and we strongly believe that while the emphasis on formal education is important, it is equally important that education can take place beyond classrooms, especially through reading, arts and culture.

Shikshya Foundation Nepal does not concentrate on literacy percentages and enrolment rates, but on the long-term impact.

Prabal Gurung with
CNN Super Hero Pushpa Basnet.

What we do?

Shikshya Foundation Nepal, through contribution in education, aims to create a critical mass of leaders who will be instrumental in turning our society into a just, equitable, secular, accountable, thinking, questioning, progressive society.

How we work?

Shikshya Foundation Nepal works to provide holistic growth to children, addressing their financial, social and emotional needs.

Where we work?

Shikshya Foundation Nepal works to provide holistic growth to children, addressing their financial, social and emotional needs.

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