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Board of Executive

Manju Thapa

Manju Thapa is a young lady from Pokhara, one of the beautiful city of Nepal. She attended university in Kathmandu, where she earned a Bachelor of Humanity, Arts and sociology degree from the Tribhuwan University. She worked in GEFONT migrant section on migrant workers issues.

Manju wrote one book "Just for Bread" which covers all the negative and positive experience of the migration. Manju has been involving in ILO time bound project - "Worse form of Child labour".
She is also a trekking guide who has visited most beautiful parts of Nepal.

 

Mahendra Shrestha

Mahendra Shrestha is one of the renowned graphic designer in Kathamndu. He was born in Palpa, the western region in Nepal. A self employed Mahendra is the president of Nepali Independent Press Workers' Union of Nepal.

He has been involving in trade union movement since long. Mahendra has very good domain knowledge in publication. He also makes cartoon to aware the society about the unfair social practice.
You can reach him at msmouse@wlink.com.np

 

Buddhi Acharya

Buddhi Acharya is living in Kathmandu, Nepal. He earned his Masters Degree in Management from Tribhuwan University. In 1993, he entered the trade union movement as one of the educators for the TRUE (Trade Union Education) Campaign and got a chance to interact with the people of different society with in the country which helped to know more about the situation of the people.

His involvement in the project entitled "Elimination of Child labour" was also a very big opportunity to observe and study about the most isolated community - "the sweeper community" which is so called untouchable cast in Nepali society. Now, he is a secretary of Department of Foreign Affairs of GEFONT and involving in migrant issues. At GEFONT, Buddhi also works with Information Technology (IT)
Easy to reach him at: mybuddhi@hotmail.com or buddhi@gefont.org

 

Samar Thapa

Nepali national, chief of the Emergency Struggle Committee of the Equality Trade Union - Migrants' Branch, was forcibly deported to Nepal in April 2004. Immigration authorities had detained him in February in Seoul while leading a demonstration. He was very active and very hard working fighter who fought for migrant rights in Korea. He was detained in Yeosu detention centre where he went on hunger strike and was reportedly in poor health and deported to Nepal.|

Samar is working in migrant branch of GEFONT. He has been involving in ILO time bound project on - "Worse form of Child labour".
You can catch samara at : samara@gefont.org

 

Thaneswor Banjadhe


Thaneswor Banjadhe was born in Argakhachi, western part of Nepal. He earned his Masters Degree in Arts and Humanity from Tribhuwan University. In 1993, he went to South Korea for work. Thaneswor was a teacher before he went to South Korea.

Mr. Banjade is also involved in first strike organized by migrant workers in South Korea. Now, he teaches Korean language in university and also working to support for migrant workers by involving in different activities.

Thaneswor can be reached at : wechin17@hotmail.com

 

Swarnim Subba

Swarnim Subba is an active member of this organization since 2003. She attended university in Kathmandu, where she earned a Bachelor of Humanity, Arts and sociology degree from the Tribhuwan University. She is currently working in Tea and Coffee Board Nepal, Kathmandu.

Pal Dorje Gurung

Pal Dorge is an active member of this organization since 2003 and has actively participated in our fund raising camps, books/stationery distribution programs, child health care program in different districts.

He was born in Manang, Pisang and now a resident of Shyambhu, Kathmandu.
Pal Dorge can be reached at : gurungrajum@hotmail.com

 

Care Kopila working with Tharu Community

Care Kopila has been working on various area supporting the education of the labour child and child from the minority group. This year (2008), Care Kopila has taken an initiative to work with the tharu community from in Nawalparasi District, providing support for education of the Tharu minority. To read more about Tharu community and child labour condition click here .

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Worst Form of Child Labour