Third Batch of Fellows

Third Batch of Fellows


Anuj Sigdel


Anuj Sigdel is an adventurous, fun-loving, and self-motivated person. He is a graduate of Bachelors in Social Work (BASW) from Newton International College. He has been working with GPYC (Nepal global peace youth corps) and also has participated in the youth exchange program held in Norway. He has experience of 3 months working in Vietnam ACCD (Action Center for City Development) where he learned organic farming, leadership, bamboo workshop, etc. He loves playing basketball and doing research.



Apsara Gurung


Apsara Gurung is a learner and active youth. She has a guilty conscience, a love for silence. She is currently doing her Bachelors’s degree in B. A in sociology, English as her major subject from Sankhuwasabha Multiple College. She loves to work with children. Eventually, she joined UWS to know about the education methods, about change, and to be confident. Her hobbies are photography, traveling, literature, social work. Her areas of expertise are Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. She has received TOT (Training of Trainers) on financial literacy. She has more than 2 years of experience in the child rights sector working with district child club network Sankhuwasabha.



Ashish Poudel


Ashish Poudel is a graduate of a Bachelor's degree in Development Studies from National College. He considers himself as an optimistic person who doesn't hesitate to try new things. He is fascinated by cultures and folklores and hopes to someday work in the field of heritage preservation. Ashish has previously worked as a Research Assistant at FACTS Nepal and a Content Writer for Partynepal Magazine. A rapper by passion, he enjoys writing songs & poems, sketching, and video editing.



Nabina Deshar


Nabina Deshar is a graduate of a Bachelor's degree in social work and Journalism from Nestfield College. She was drawn to the social work sector at a very young age. She has previously worked as a Program Associate at Women Development Advocacy Center and interned at AYON as a Documentation and Program intern. She enjoys reading books (both nonfiction and fiction) and loves movies. She is a huge fan of marvel movies. She is a passionate storyteller through photography.



Puja Nepali


Puja Nepali is a graduate of a Bachelor’s degree in Social work from Liverpool International College. She has working experience with different agencies like Astha Mahila Bidhyalaya, Future Hope Nepal, and AYON as an intern, as a board member in YCC and YWPLI fellow in Women Lead Nepal. She wants to challenge herself and come out of her comfort zone. Traveling, listening to music, cooking, making arts and crafts are some of her hobbies.



Santosh Basnet


Santosh Basnet is currently pursuing his Bachelor's degree in Business Management (BBS). He is an active learner. He is keen to learn new things. He has volunteered in different organizations like; World Vision, GEYC, and also worked as an action learner at ICS/VSO Nepal. He has worked in Travel and tourism as a ticketing operator and he has also worked as a cashier before. His passion is swimming and besides that, he enjoys visiting new places and doing social work.



Sarita Shrestha


Sarita Shrestha is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Sociology from Padma Kanya Multiple Campus, Bagbazar. She has worked as an Education Counselor and documentation officer at Integral Education Consultancy, New Plaza, Putalisadak. Her hobbies are listening to music, reading novels, and traveling.



Shrijita Chaulagain


Shrijita Chaulagain is a graduate of a Bachelor's degree in Arts and Social Work from Nepal Mega College with major subjects’ Social Work and Psychology. Shrijita Chaulagain is a final year student, who visualizes herself as a psychologist and a novelist in the near future. She is fond of reading books and writing and roaming around with her own imaginations. She has worked in the field of gerontology at Nisahaya Sewa Sadan in her first year of Bachelors, and ECCA in the second year She was also in Leo Club Of Kathmandu Samriddhi Mega College for two years period as Joint-Secretary and Secretary of the club. During her timeline there, they completed the project “Dashain Ma Petvari '' at Yamunadada Sindhupalchok along with the team which impacted around 50 households of the underprivileged Mijar community.