- Support Staff
Mr. Resham Jung Singh is perusing a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Water Resource Management focused on “Climate Resilient and Sustainable WASH” in Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL), Malaysia. Mr. Singh has completed M. Sc. in Construction Management from Pokhara University, Nepal Engineering College Kathmandu with B.E. in Civil Engineering from Tribhuwan University, IoE Pulchowk Campus Lalitpur, and a Certificate level course from St. Francis Xavier University, Coady International Institute Canada. He has been serving for 16 years in the development sector with various I/NGOs (Practical Action Nepal, HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal), and closely worked with government agencies across Nepal. He brings a wide range of experiences in the area of project management, quality control and assurance of physical infrastructure construction, partnership management, HR and financial management, monitoring & evaluation, capacity building in close coordination and cooperation with different stakeholders e.g. government agencies (federal, provincial and local), I/NGOs, user communities, private sectors, donor agencies (SDC/DFID/WB/ADB/EU).
Senior Manager – Field Operations[email protected]
Kumar Prasad Silwal is studying Master of Science in Development Management and Governance from Nepal Open university and has a Master in Business Study (MBS) from Tribhuwan University. He has more than 20 years working experience in development projects in Nepal including DFID, WaterAid, Plan Nepal, Rain Foundation and SIMAVI funded WASH projects across the country. He is skilled in Integrating WASH with livelihood, nutrition, child protection and menstruation hygiene management and good governance in local level planning through advocacy, social mobilization and capacity strengthening. He has sound knowledge of gender and social inclusion and multi-sectoral development perspective in Nepal He has practical knowledge in project management, staff management, advocacy and lobbying for policy formulation and integration of development issues in the planning process. Having sound coordination and facilitation skill, he has maintained good relationship with district and local level government officials and non-government partners. He is competent in staff management, budget management, donor reporting, coordination and networking. He is highly skilled in deigning, costing and implementation of gravity flow and solar & electricity lifting water supply schemes, rain water harvesting in school and households level, school latrine construction, building construction, small irrigation and road construction.
Admin & HR Manager[email protected]
Dinesh Upreti holds a Master Degree in Master in Business Administration MBA) from the Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He has more than 20 years working experience in development projects in Nepal supported by DFID, WaterAid, Plan Nepal, Rain Foundation, SIMAVI, Concern Worldwide, European, Rain Foundation, A Drop of Life etc. He has extensive knowledge of project planning, implementation and sustainability with good relationship with donor, Government agency and likeminded organization. He also has good knowledge of Integrating WASH with livelihood, Rural Development, Nutrition, Child Protection and Menstruation Hygiene Management and Good governance and Gender and Social Inclusion. He served in this organization as Regional Coordinator, Province Manager in Central Development Region, Western Region, Mid and Far Western Region with project planning, implementation and monitoring. He has sound knowledge of office management skills, staff management, capacity building and staff motivation with better relation and coordination with Gos, I/NGOs and community. He has participated in different kind of training, capacity, building, research activities and short-term development course in in country out of country as well in national and international seminar and workshop. He has been working as an HR/Admin Manager in NEWAH since May 2022.
Planning, Monitoring and Reporting Manager[email protected]
Maheshwar Prasad Yadav holds a PhD in management from the Mewar University, India and double master’s degrees in management and sociology from the Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He has published over 15 research articles in journals of national and international repute in Nepal, India, and UK. Dr. Yadav has also published two books on entrepreneurship and sustainable development in Germany. He has communicated over 12 research papers in international conferences in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Israel as well as participated in more than 25 international conferences. In addition, he has published over 100 articles in national daily newspapers and online media on the different themes such as, WASH, renewable energy, entrepreneurship, socio-economic issues, etc. Dr. Yadav has over 19 years of experience in I/NGOs including United Nations (UN), out of which over 14 years of experience in WASH sector at senior level. Currently, he is leading planning, monitoring, and reporting department at NEWAH Headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal. Being member of Senior Management Team (SMT), he is acting as charity water’s program focal person to ensure effective coordination and communication with the funding partners to maintain a harmonious working relationship.
WASH Manager[email protected]
Mr. Arun kumar Shrestha holds Master degree in Rural Development, Bachelors in Sociology & Rural development and Diploma in civil Engineering from Tribhuwan University. He has 24 years working experience in the WASH, School construction, DRR and M&E and expert in water supply project design. Monitoring and Evaluation, Assurance of survey, design, estimation of water systems including budget of hygiene & sanitation, Data management, reporting and proposals, Quality control and assurance of construction and other project activities, Survey, design and cost estimation of water supply projects and school buildings, Integration of MUS in water projects, DRR, Water safety plan, Coordination with WSUC, local governments and other stakeholders
Finance Manager[email protected]
Sajal Shrestha holds an MBA Degree in Management with Finance as Major from Shinawatra University, Thailand and a BBA Degree in Marketing from Kathmandu University, Nepal. Mr. Shrestha has 7 years of experience in Finance department which includes Financial Planning, Budgeting and Operations in Development Sector, Tourism Sector, Financial Liaison between different Stakeholders and Public Private Partnerships. Sajal also brings in experience of Trade, Tourism and Event Management from his side projects. Mr. Shrestha enjoys sports, music, T.V series and movies. He loves travelling to new places and pledges to travel once a year.
Technical Coordinator[email protected]
Mr.Sanjiv Kumar Thapa holds Master in Sociology and B.E in Civil Engineering .14 years work experience in Government I/NGO (DDC, DoLIDAR, Lutheran world federation (LWF) Nepal, UEMS, NEWAH, Tear fund UK, UNICEF . Survey Design and Estimate (water supply and Building),Project Development with HR management, Quality assurance/control, Project monitoring and evaluation, Training conduct on Water Safety Plan and water Quality test, Coordination with government and development agencies, Conflict management at community level
R&D and Fundraising Coordinator[email protected]
Rojeena Manandhar, Master Public Health graduate has been working in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion since 2013. She has experiences of working in various roles in different organizations viz Lumanti, Oxfam and Action Nepal contributing in WASH sector of Nepal. She has expertise in hygiene promotion, community mobilization and capacity building in WASH programming. She loves travelling and listening to the impact stories of social change.
MIS and M&E Officer[email protected]
Mr.Bipin Hada has completed Bachelor in Information Management from Tribhuvan University and currently pursuing Master in Business Administration.8 years of Experience in Development Sector in Management Information System, Data Management and incorporating monitoring and evaluation parameters in MIS System.