Sunday, December 20, 2015

Two days seed storage training conducted in Khokana


Jiwanta Nepal successfully completed two days seed storage training from December 19, 2015 to December 20, 2015 in Khokana, Lalitpur. The program was brought in collaboration with Karyabinayak Municipality, Saibu and Seed Storage Committe, Khokana. Thirty one women from Khokana Community participated in the training.

The training was second round of program of seed distribution to establish the seed banking concept in Khokana. The program was conducted by Suja Giri, Prasuj Mainali, Ashish Khanal and Shekha Narayan Maharjan, executive members of Jiwanta Nepal. The program was facilitated by Krishna Bhagat Maharjan, the local inhabitant of Khokana. A field visit was also the part of session to identify the problems faced by farmers and explore the possibilities for commercial farming in the area. The participants were served with local Newari dish at the end.


Tuesday, December 8, 2015

People’s Climate March organised in Nepal

Thousands of youths in major cities of Nepal marched demanding climate justice. People’s Climate March was organised in Kathmandu, Chitwan, Hetauda, Pokhara, Butwal, Damauli and Lamjung.

Jiwanta Nepal was also one of the organiser of People’s Climate March alongwith Digo Bikash Institute, Youth Alliance for Environment (YAE), Car Free Cities, Himalayan Climate Initiative, Nepalese Youth for Climate Action, We Inspire Nepal, Beyond 2015 - Nepal Hub, YUWA among others.

Youth attending Climate Convergence in mid November organized climate march and ground actions on 28th and 29th November in their cities.

Below are some photos from Facebook page of People's Climate Mobilisation - Nepal.




Friday, November 27, 2015

Nepal Climate Convergence 2015

nepal climate convergence 2015
The first 'Nepal Climate Convergence 2015' was held in Kathmandu, SAP-Phalcha, Babarmahal from 18 to 19 November 2015. Climate Convergence discussed about Climate Justice, Climate negotiations, media outreach, art workshops and community organizing for Peoples’ Climate March. 

At least 57 participants of diverse ethnic groups, place of origin and academic backgrounds joined the sessions. Participants were from Hetauda, Chitwan, Dadeldhura, Dang, Dolakha, Pokhara, Kapilbvastu and other cities/towns.

Jiwanta Nepal was also one of the organiser of the program alongwith Digo Bikash Institute, Youth Alliance for Environment (YAE), Car Free Cities, Himalayan Climate Initiative, Nepalese Youth for Climate Action, We Inspire Nepal, Beyond 2015 - Nepal Hub, YUWA among others.

Youth attending Convergence will organize climate march and ground actions on 28th and 29th November in their cities.

Prasuj Mainali, Jiwanta Nepal executive member having discussion

Friday, November 6, 2015

Three days workshop on Classroom Strategies and Use of ICT in Teaching Learning

Jiwanta Nepal Kathmandu University Collaboration

Are you a teacher? This could be a better opportunity for you.

Jiwanta Nepal in collaboration with Kathmandu University is organizing a three days workshop on 'Classroom Strategies for Teaching ESD and Use of ICT in Teaching Learning' from August 14, 2015 to August 16, 2015 at Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu.

Time Schedule

August 14, 2015: From 12:30 pm to 05:30 pm
August 15, 2015: From 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
August 16, 2015: From 01:00 pm to 6:00 pm

For further information, please contact Ashish Khanal on 9841 075 897.


Jiwanta Nepal has worked with dozens of national and international partners.

One Child One Sponsor

After the earthquake on 25th April 2015 and the major aftershock on 12th May 2015, many districts of Nepal have been devastated causing extreme losses to life and property. Among those victims, the most vulnerable are still in shadow and are deprived from the required aid.

“One Child One Sponsor” titled project is keen on searching a sponsor who could take a responsibility of a single child on transforming their future. This project is all about gathering that concerned individual who think educating a child is important. Places where people are fighting for food and shelter, education has been on shadow.

The main objective of the project is to identify the most deprived child who are poor in real scenario and are not being able to obtain their basic educational needs. JIWANTA NEPAL will prioritize on providing education for them by facilitating with sponsors.


Community is a natural group living together and sharing a common dependencies and the resources to fulfill those need too. Crucially this conjoin relation put them to the equal bearer of any consequences of the problem that fall to the community as a whole too. The other way round if we see the community is also one of the sturdy level form where the process of development or the civilization hike. So acknowledging this fact, Jiwanta Nepal has target its many program of community level with high participation of the community people.

Jiwanta Nepal is working with concept of seed banking in Khokana and Shimali of Kathmandu valley. The program is being brought in alliance with Navdanya, India. Seed banking concept is developed for aiming the long term storage of biodiversity, particularly for perpetuation of genetic seeds which has gradually been replacing by the genetically modified seeds (GMO) manufactured by the companies . Also the seed banking concept helps community to spring back from the impact of natural disaster and develop the resiliency marching to adaptation.

Jiwanta Nepal has also been actively involved in sustainable solid waste management at community level. The organization has been conducting numerous workshop, training and cleaning campaigns in many communities on how community can manage their waste locally and transform it as income generating source. Besides that Jiwanta Nepal has actively worked in rehabilitation of the recent earthquake victims in Khokana, Lalitpur and Dahachowk area of Kathmandu valley. Particularly those victims who were already economically marginalized and the differently able victims were rehabilitated.

Executive Board Committee

The current Executive Board Committee of Jiwanta Nepal comprises of seven members. EC members review the major issues faced by the organization, weighing pros and cons and taking necessary steps for the welfare of the organization. EC members have fixed tenure of two years (April 2022 - March 2024).

The current advisory board consists of two members. The advisory board provide necessary inputs and direction as required or asked by the EC.

Members of EC


Prasuj has experience of working with numerous youth led organizations. He completed his Bachelor degree in Rural development from Tribhuwan University. He has worked as Coordinator for heritage preservation and promotion at Kathmandu Metropolitan City's SamYuBaa. Besides KMC, he has worked at Global Power Shifter, Clean up Nepal, SDI and Kathmandu Coordinator of poly bag free campaign at RECHPEC. He even worked at Kedareswor Youth Club as Vice President for almost six years. Currently he is also the member of Nepal Red Cross Society, Baneswor.


Saurav has completed his Bachelor degree in Microbiology. He has been engaged in various youth led organisation including Youth Initiative and 1step Foundation. He has also experience of working at Election Commission Office.

He has been engaged in several projects implemented by United Nations related to health and sanitation. He has also conducted numerous trainings and seminars on youth leadership and personal development. He has better problem-solving abilities and a willingness to work together toward the common goal.


Mukunda has completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA). He worked as a site coordinator for Clean up Nepal, a non profit organisation working in solid waste management sector. He is also the member of Youth Initiative.

He possess extraordinary communication, analytical skill and interpersonal abilities. He is talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving, and streamlining complex work processes. As the youngest member, he believes that the youngster must come in the front line and work for the sustainable environment.


Suja did her Bachelor in arts and social work from St. Xavier College, Maitighar and Master Degree in Environment Education and Sustainable Development from Kathmandu University. She is currently perusing her M.Phil. degree in Education. She has worked in many NGO's and INGO's since 2007. She has attended many international and national conferences and published research articles related to solid waste management. Till date she has been able to gather experiences related to community based work, workshops, trainings and conferences.

She has earlier experience of working in Share and Care Nepal as a field operation facilitator. Besides that she was also a facilitator at Social Service Center, Jawalkhel. Alongwith that she is also an event organiser at Odyssey Zorastrism (OZ) since 2010. She has expertise in effective leadership and strategic skills making strong, established bonds with key constituents and stakeholders.


As an enterprise development facilitator, Niraj prepares entrepreneurs business plan for Jiwanta Nepal and various other national and international organizations. He has earlier experience of working with Cottage and Small Industry Development Board at Darchula, Rasuwa and Kathmandu. He has completed Bachelor in Business Studies. He has also been handling projects of United National Development Program (UNDP)'s Micro-Enterprise Development Programme (MEDEP).

Niraj is expert in making business approaches to meet social and environmental needs which can make positive impact in the communities. He is creative and innovative who accept failures as valuable feedback.


Sabina's journey of social service started a long time ago when she was a part of 1step Foundation. As a part of this organization, she actively engaged in blood donation campaign,programs to support economically challenged students and many more.

Currently Sabina is a medical student and committed to help the community professionally.


Buna holds Bachelor degree in Social work and in Literature from Tribhuwan University and a Master in Environment Education and Sustainable Development form Kathmandu University. She has worked in the sectors of old age home, drug, alcoholic rehabilitation, and women entrepreneurship for more than three years. She also got an opportunity to work with organization working in the serious and sensitive issue of domestic violence and gender equalities and attend the workshop on ‘Role of Women on Constitution Making’. Some other work experiences include the translator, monitoring and evaluator, trainer on the workshop like teaching strategies in school, use of Information and communication technology, sustainable development and gender.

Advisory Board Member


Nabin has experience of working in dozens of national and international organisations including Kathmandu Metropolitan City, CeProIn, SEAM-N, Environ-initiative and Centre for Integrated Urban Development (CIUD) since two decades. Currently he is also a Chief Executive Officer at Blue Waste to Value and Consultant for Winrock International.

As a Project Coordinator in Centre for Integrated Urban Development (CIUD), he has closely worked with communities and informal waste workers. He has good understanding of the issues of urban poverty, especially the informal waste workers (IWWs) and the stakeholders of Solid Waste Management (SWM). During Poverty Reduction of Informal waste workers in Solid Waste Management Sector (PRISM) program, he worked closely with Practical Action and European Union.


Ashish is currently a P.hd. scholar under Department of Energy and Environment after completing his Master Degree in Environment Education and Sustainable Development from Kathmandu University. He has expertise in research and documentation. Having a good delivery skills, Ashish has given numerous training and conducted dozens of seminars and workshops. 

Ashish has dozens of research studies on environmental issues and published articles in reputed international journals. He is the chief editor of Journal of Sustainability and environmental Management, on the editorial board of the Journal of Sustainable Development, Canadian Center of Science and Education, Canada, The Open Waste Management Journal, Bentham Open, U.A.E and The Bonoi Academy of Science & Education (BASE), Science Publication, U.S.A.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015


Jiwanta Nepal is youth led non profit organization working for sustainable development in Nepal. We support sustainable environment and promote resilient and adoptable characteristics within individual and community for better livelihood.

Jiwanta Nepal consists of seven board members with current involvement of two advisory members. Board members reviews the major issues facing the organization, weighing pros and cons and taking necessary steps for the welfare of the organization. Click for details on Jiwanta Nepal's board members


Embracing Sustainable Livelihood


Empowering People to Enhance Their Living Combating Environmental Challenges


To Establish Sustainable Environment for Improving Socio-economic Development


The overall objective is to reduce the environmental degradation by effective community mobilization and   establish innovative models in society.

Specific Objectives
  1. To research and develop options for sustainable environmental solutions mitigating climate change impacts.
  2. To collaborate with key stakeholders and facilitate for essential resources.
  3. To promote various innovative youth based social entrepreneurships at National level.
  4. To educate people and community for greenery development in collaboration with different institutions.
  5. To mobilize the community for the conservation of natural resources and reduce the risks of natural calamities.
  6. To strengthen the community on waste management and promote sustainable agricultural practices.

Enthusiasm for Mission
All the members distinctively contribute in fulfilling our mission with full dedication by working in different areas as per their working capabilities and interest.


We strive for efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability and positive result oriented tasks across our projects.


We are ethical in all that we do and maintain high moral. We are fair with colleagues, partners, and those we serve, building relationships of trust.


No discrimination is tolerable. Each and every members have respect for one another, our partners, and the people we serve in communities.


We strive to ensure that all voices are heard from higher level to the lower. We value every team members equally and ensure everyone fulfills their prospective.


We assess differences among every individuals involved and  draw strength from diversity. We value every member of our team, learn from their experience, and foster their active engagement.  

Commitment to Learning

We emphasis on improving each individual quality of professionalism  through continuous reflection and evaluation which will help us come up with better results. 


Education is pillar of development and a basic right of every single child. According to the Millennium Development Goal, 2000-2015, every child has accessibility to primary education but still many children are unable due to economic reason and many other social barrier associated to it. So we have come up with ‘One Child One Sponsor’ campaign under which one child is given one sponsor who will provide educational sponsorship to a child for perusing his/her school education.
Green Child Campaign is another program launched by Jiwanta Nepal targeted to school sectors. The eco clubs are formed and engaged them for environment activities which the children themselves will conduct and the awareness will disseminated to juniors and finally collaborated to many other eco-clubs from other educational institution.

Beside that Jiwanta Nepal has also been organize many environment programs in school sectors. Organization provides Teacher Training on developing the recreational teaching strategies and uses of Information and Communication technology in teaching so that environment education get leap up and becomes more effective in schools.



Organization will give higher priority to everyone’s though involved in the activities to give their opinions and to help make decisions.


Every projects or activities performed will be clear to the doners as well as the participants. All the task performed will be clearly stated on its official page as well as written documents will be kept as evidences so that each actions could be observed.


As the organization carries sustainable development as mission, we focus each of our activity to be sustainable.

Voluntary services

The volunteers are not encouraged in any manner by desire for gain, it should be free service from heart to human for better environment.


The organization may not take sides in conflict or engage at any time in controversies of a political, racial, religious or ideological nature in order to enjoy the self-assurance of all.


The environmental problem we face are universally the same, so the organization will try to maintain the harmony among their national as well as global partners to fight challenges of human.

Sunday, September 13, 2015


Jiwanta Nepal has conducted many solid waste campaign in communities mobilizing the community people in order to spread the awareness on sustainable solid waste management by use of local resources and participation of local people. The organization has also been actively involving in Bagmati and Bishnumati River cleaning campaign.

Research and Advocacy

Jiwanta Nepal has carried out many survey research and the case studies in the areas like solid waste in Nepal, agriculture and livelihood, child education, earthquake rehabilitation, environment education and sustainable development under the collaboration of Kathmandu University School of Education. The study has seek out the various facets of measure social problems with a view to heightening public awareness of them and providing a catalyst to policy proposals and other action to ameliorate the problem in question and played a role of catalyst.

Environment Education

To promote environment education has been one of the key agenda of Jiwanta Nepal. The good education is not just key to success and better life but also has been indispensable to protect our mother nature. With the present scenario where the human activities are sternly hampering the environment, the organization has been launching the various environment educational training programs target to school, students and communities. Teacher are trained how to developed the teaching strategies in order to participate students effectively in class room and in root informed and  responsible behaviors in children with regards to environment.  

Jiwanta Nepal has also come up with the concept of green child program specifically targeted to young students. Under which, the program forms the Eco-clubs in school and engage them to various environment project. The students are provided the opportunities to explore environmental issues, engage in problem solving and also take action in improve environment. For which the organization provide them the excellence exposure and the professional suggestion and the guidance.

Promote Sustainable Development

Devoted in improving overall well-being of the lives of people, Jiwanta Nepal has committed in generating economic opportunities at grass root level for socio-economic prosperity and well-being. Organization has been committed to work together with the indigenous communities in Nepal to promote sustained and inclusive economic growth and social development in consideration with environmental protection. Jiwanta Nepal has incorporated the principles of sustainable development in its undertaking that are focused on the socio-economic development of the targeted communities. 

To safeguard biodiversity of agricultural products, Jiwanta Nepal has introduced the concept of seed banking in Nepal where the sustainable agricultural practice has been given topmost priority. The equal participation and decision making of both the genders is encouraged. Similarly to protect the environment from the solid waste pollution and also generate income from the waste, organization has been actively working with many communities and conducting workshop and providing training on converting waste to income source.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Green Child Campaign

It’s true that children are like raw clay and that can be molded into the shape as that in need. Hence, learning from the early stage of life, these generation will last long for the meaningful impacts in the environment. We take pride of the children as a part of change makers. They can create a congenial environment in family, home and the community. Jiwanta Nepal team is a ground-up, community-led movement that values stakeholder engagement and volunteerism to create change.

They are full of creativeness and curious learning abilities which need to be mold properly. If they are conscious about the environment where they live, they can easily deliberate the message to the current as well as the future generations. They have ideas which need to be explored and this campaign gives equal opportunity to every child to show their capacity.

Sunday, July 5, 2015


Jiwanta Nepal is a non governmental, non profit organisation working for sustainable development in Nepal.