“Leaders are not born, they are self-made through hard-work, dedication, patience and the spirit of moving together” is a personal statement that Dipika highly believes.
Self-reliant, confident and hardworking, Dipika Badal, 21, is a student of Bachelor in Forestry Science at Kathmandu Forestry College (Kafcol), Balkumari. She is someone who believes to create a better society through mass participation and that the change is in the hands of young people.
She has a keen interest in the field of Youth and Development, Environment Sustainability, Active Lifestyle and Well-being and aims to provide special focus in these sectors. She started volunteering at ‘We’ for Change since 2014 and started working as core team member from March 2015. She has worked in the capacity of Program Manager within the Board of Directors from 2017-2019. She is your friend, your confidant and your leader – a complete package. Fun loving and equally hardworking, she is a lady with a fun-fierce personality. With the strong zeal to serve for creation of better nation with the involvement of young people, currently Ms. Badal is leading ‘We’ for Change in the position of President.
Anusha Maharjan, a 21 year old female enthusiast currently presuming her Liberal Arts and Sciences degree from Himalayan White House Graduate School of Management. Her areas of interest are natural resource conflict management, climate change resillence, youth empowerment and youth entrepreneurship for development and leadership. She aspires to sensitize the youth in establishing network, enhance in environment sustainability and self growth fundamentals.
She has been actively involved in this organization since June 2015. She believes that only way to self development is to get out of one’s comfort zone. She believes that everyone has a great deal to offer and even a small help is to be appreciated. She hugely believes learning by doing mistakes but not repeating them again. And the best way to speak is to act.
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others ?’ said by Martin Luther King Jr.
Bikram Kharel (22) is an energetic, sedulous, and keen person to help others. Success is never gained without hard-work and dedication that you show up on your work is, what he believes in. Being involved as a council member of Youth Changemaker Council he started his journey at ‘We’ for Change since 2015. Mr. Kharel is a recent graduate of Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Thames International College, Battisputali, Kathmandu. From 2017-2019 he worked in the capacity of Secretary and was primarily responsible for handling outreach and legal documentation of this organization. He has a major focus and interest towards social entrepreneurship. With the undying nature to learn and excel, he has also solely handled several service oriented projects at the organization. Currently he holds the position of General Secretary at ‘We’ for Change. Nonetheless, he is the man in action over word.
Prayas KC, (21), is a young activist with a strong zeal to bring change in the society. He is currently pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Social Work at Thames International College. He started his journey at ‘We’ for Change since March 2017 as an member and began to work closely with the team from 2018. Currently, he is fairly elected as the Secretary of the organization for the year 2019-2021.
‘Follow your dream, follow your passion’, is what defines Mr. KC. He has always proved that if you are not passionate about your work, there is no point to lose your energy. Resilient in nature, Mr. KC has always been successful to accomplish his tasks with full of confidence and perfection. He is the one who is always ready to take any challenge and overcome it very wisely.
“The greatest strength is always being rooted in yourself that will keep you going and growing.” This is what Reecha always believed in.
A passionate learner, Reecha Puri, 21, is a student of Bachelor of Public Health at Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health science (affiliated to Tribhuvan University). She strongly supports in the power of young minds to bring the change we want to see. Youths have energy and capacity to challenge themselves and see opportunities for which they should be supported. This is only possible if we always learn to motivate each other. Having several volunteering experience in the past, she has developed keen interest to work in the field of youth empowerment, leadership development and strengthening the Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) of young people. Her journey at ‘We’ for Change started in 2018 as a member and now she is currently engaged in the capacity as an elected Program Manager for 2019-21.
Pooja Suwal, 23, is a young and passionate youth currently studying Bachelor’s in Development Finance (BDFIN) at National College, Dhumbarahi. Ms. Suwal worked as Finance Officer at ‘We’ for Change from January, 2017 to March, 2018. She has also gained experience working as an Editor of the Rotaract Club of Kathmandu Metro. Ms. Suwal has always shown her interest in participating in the management and implementation level of every project activities organized by ‘We’ for Change. She has always focused her works in the field of women empowerment and want to gain deeper knowledge and experience in the sector of women entrepreneurship.
She believes that to create best future leaders in every sector, youths must be given opportunities to learn. Striving towards seeking better opportunities, currently Ms. Suwal is working int he position of Treasurer at ‘We’ for Change.
“Don’t fear to fail, failure is the part of success.”
Sanush Shakya, 19, currently pursuing his interest to develop his skills in programming has been concentrating his work around just this. ‘Never judge a book by its cover’, this is what perfectly fits to describe Sanush. He started his journey here from 2017 as an active member. Since 2018, he started working closely with the team and right now he is serving ‘We’ for Change in the position of Youth Activation Manager.
Mr. Shakya has great interest in the technology field as he has basic knowledge of graphic design and web design. He believes that one must not greed about success of others but get inspire by them.
This avid reader of English Literature and Economics is currently pursuing her undergraduate degree in Development Finance at National College. She is a hard-working person who is content with the simplest things in life. Her sociable persona gives an edge to her ambitions and achievement of her goals. She likes comics, fictions, animes; and taking a walk to clear out her thoughts.
Bivuti Basnet, 21, is an ardent believer of standing firm on her life decisions. She formerly worked as a Communications Officer in an IT company. She is also the International Service Director of Rotaract Club of Kathmandu Metro. She has been a member of ‘We’ for Change since 2017 A.D.
As the Finance Officer for 2019, she is responsible for the day-to-day financial activities of the organization. Aside from this, she also actively supports the operational activities of the NGO. Her passion shines along her work through commitment to quality and positive outcomes.