SUBHASH GHIMIRE FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Subhash is the founder and executive chairman of the Sarswati Foundation. After having spent four months in helping war affected kids in Arupokhari, a remote village in western Nepal, he started the foundation to further the cause and help war affected kids attend school. He worked with Today’s Youth Asia, a youth-led organization in Kathmandu Nepal from 2003-2006 and started school representative media training for school students in 2003, which is now running successfully in its seventh year. Subhash brings to the Sarswati Foundation a replicable model of community development through youth involvement.
SABI GURUNG DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS & FINANCE
Studying medicine for the past four years in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sabi Gurung joined the Sarswati Foundation team as Director of Public Relations – Nepal in April 2010. Although her focus is on the national health issues that continue to plague rural Nepal, Sabi continues to dedicate hours of her time connecting organizations and individuals from Kathmandu and Pokhara to the Sarswati Foundation. Sabi sees many of Nepal’s health issues stemming from inadequacies in rural education, which has brought her to the forefront of Sarswati Peace School project. Beyond her studies and work with the foundation, Sabi expresses her deep interest to help the most unfortunate as a contributor to a variety of national level health camps over the past four years.
NICHOLAS KANG DIRECTOR OF PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
As an advocate for youth-catalyzed peace, Nicholas Kang displayed no hesitation when asked to be a founding director of the Sarswati Foundation in Summer 2009. Currently studying at St. Olaf College, majoring in both Biology and Social Innovation & Community Development (a major that he has created for himself and the college), Nicholas has dedicated many hours to develop the branding and websites for the Sarswati Foundation, the Sarswati Peace School, and Teach For Nepal. Nicholas has also spent countless hours developing the Sarswati Foundations ideas into projects along side founder, Subhash Ghimire. FULL BIO