Core Staffs

About Us

About Us

Our Vision

   Building a self reliant society

A self-reliant society refers to that society where every household, being socially united and enjoying the fundamental rights, can maintain own household expenses (food, clothes resident, medicines, education etc.) from own income source and orient towards the equitable society.


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Street Theatre and Hilkor Radio Drama for change - Post from Population Media Center


Blog on impact of JWAS-PAHUNCH Project published at Esomar Foundation's webpage

JWAS Program Director/Researcher Nub Raj Bhandari got his blog published at Changing The Story

The Far - Reaching Economic Impacts of Child Marriage - Post from Skoll Foundation

5 things that keep girls out of the workforce - post from Girls Not Brides

Terai adding up toilets without political agitations - post from UNHABITAT, Nepal

Promoting Inclusive Political Process in the Terai, Increased participation of marginalized communities in national voter registration - post from USAID Nepal

Democratic Dialogues' continue to be popular- post from UNDP Nepal



Send a Girl to High School With a Bicycle Gift

Girls with bicycle
Photo: JWAS/Nub Raj Bhandari

JWAS thanks its donors and supporters

Bicycle distribution ceremony

Photo: Girls Not Brides/Thom Pierce.

Flood Relief Fund For Victims in Nepal

JWAS disaster relief program

Photo: JWAS

Girls Listening Hilkor Radio Drama
Girls Hilkor
Photo: JWAS 

Photo Gallery

Core Staffs

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Mr. Rajan Nepal Mr. Rajan Nepal
Jankpur 4, Dhanusha, Nepal,
Secretary/ED (Volunteer)

Mr. Nub Raj Bhandari Mr. Nub Raj Bhandari
Hatpate - 5, Sindhuli
Program Director/Researcher

Mr. Brij Mohan Das Mr. Brij Mohan Das
Kurtha - 4, Dhanusha
Admin & Finance Manager

Mr. Bishnu Kumar Bhandari Mr. Bishnu Kumar Bhandari
Kshireshowarnath Municipality - 5, Dhanusha
Program Manager

Mr. Narayan Prasad Dahal Mr. Narayan Prasad Dahal
Lekhani VDC 9, Udaypur
Team Leader (Water Supply & Sanitation)

Mrs. Kiran Chaudhary Mrs. Kiran Chaudhary
Biratnagar, Morang
District Coordinator for MnM, Sunsari

Ms. Srijana Aryal Ms. Srijana Aryal
Janakpur, Dhanusha
Project Coordinator, BTB Dhanusha

Mr. Naval Kishor Mandal Mr. Naval Kishor Mandal
Dhanusha Govindapur, Dhanusha
Legal Consultant

Mr. Khagendra Dahal Mr. Khagendra Dahal
Hatpate 2, Sindhuli
Project Coordinator, Hilkor & Community Street Theatre

Mr. Sashi Bhusan Ray Mr. Sashi Bhusan Ray
Parsa Pateli, Mahottari
Project Coordinator, BTB, Mahottari

Mr. Santosh Karna Mr. Santosh Karna
Janakpur, Dhausha
Project Coordinator, BTB, Siraha

Mr. Mahesh Kumar Sah Mr. Mahesh Kumar Sah
Rajbiraj Municipality-11, Saptari
District Coordinator for MnM, Saptari

Ms. Salit Kumari Sada Ms. Salit Kumari Sada
Khadga Municipality, Saptari
Field Supervisor for MnM

Ms. Sumi Aale (Ganga) Ms. Sumi Aale (Ganga)
Dhanusha, Janakpur
Admin and Account Assistant

Mrs. Nisha Thapaliya Mrs. Nisha Thapaliya
Janakpur - 1, Dhanusha
Logistic Officer

Mr. Krishna Prasad Dahal Mr. Krishna Prasad Dahal
Sitapur Bhangaha - 4, Mahottari
Office Assistant

Mrs. Rita Jha Mrs. Rita Jha
Janakpur - 4, Dhanusha

Currently JWAS has not foreign volunteer.

Our current national volunteers are: 

1. Mrs. Kanchan Kayastha, Janakpur

Our Previous Volunteers (Development Workers)


Name and Contact

Provided By



Mr. Bodo Noack (Germany)

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Forest Engineer


Mr. Christopher Kayango (Uganda)

VSO Nepal

Organization Development


Mrs. Elizabetha Katushabe (Uganda)

VSO Nepal

Community Development

Please Visit "Introduction" for information about current Executive Committee

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