- 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).
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 13 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 10 research papers in international conferences and participated in more than 25 international conferences in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Israel. Dr. Yadav comes from a strong multidisciplinary background with over 18 years of experience in designing and managing multi-sectoral development programs/projects at different capacities in different I/NGOs including United Nations (UN), out of which over 12 years of experience in WASH sector at senior level. He has a hands-on experience in conceptualizing, designing, and implementing programs and projects in multi-cultural environment along with networking and collaborating with funding partners, federal, provincial, and local level government agencies, and other actors in the sector. Dr. Yadav has also extensive experience in monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL), reporting and compliance to donors and government agencies. He has extensive experience and expertise in WASH, renewable energy, climate change, livelihood enhancement through entrepreneurship development and strategic management in the context of Nepal. Dr. Yadav has been working with NEWAH since November 2014 and is currently 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.