Rabi is a social entrepreneur who helped launch OLE Nepal with the vision to use technology to improve the quality of public education in Nepal, and to transform the way children learn through engagement, exploration and experimentation. Rabi has extensive experience in technological innovation and management, and a conviction that young educated Nepalis have a critical role to play in nation building. Rabi holds M.Eng and B.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Rabi is Asia Society’s Asia 21 Young Leader and Asia 21 Fellow. Prior to starting OLE Nepal, Rabi established a software company in Nepal and had worked as a design engineer in the Silicon Valley.

Anjana is managing the ongoing E-Paath and E-Pustakalaya development and upgrade projects. She is also involved in other projects within the organization, with the goal to align the different programs. With nearly a decade’s experience in the IT industry in Nepal and the U.S., Anjana has been involved in software development, quality assurance, process improvement, and project management. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Anjana holds a Masters in Computer Science from Oklahoma City University and a B.Sc. from Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian College in Bangalore, India.

Anupa works as an E-learning Content Analyst at OLE Nepal. Her main role is to review and elevate the quality of E-Paath contents with regard to the requirements of curriculum and the principles of pedagogy. Anupa has served as an educator in many progressive schools and colleges in Kathmandu for 7 years. She was also involved in education projects as a curriculum head, content writer and English language trainer. Her sheer passion to contribute to the field of education motivated her to join OLE Nepal. Anupa holds a M.Ed. in English Language Training, and M.A. in English Literature.

Our Graphic Illustrator, Anushri Lama, designs and develops E-Paath characters and illustrations. Anushri joined us knowing that OLE Nepal designs educational games based on the national curriculum of Nepal. Anushri’s illustrations are published in a children’s book titled, “Mann Laage Khela”, published by Rato Bangla Kitab and has also created a Pop-Up book for children and is looking to publish it in the near future. Anushri holds a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts from Kathmandu University, School of Arts, Center for Art & Design, with a major in Graphic Communications.

Bikram is a tech-savvy person, committed to reducing the complexity in the systems and making them more secure and predictable. His primary interests include Security and Cryptography. Bikram enjoys in DevOps stuff and in researching in ways to stay safe in cyberspace.You can read more about him here.At OLE Nepal, Bikram assists with the managing of office network, deployment of laptops to schools, managing E-Pustakalaya and research for exploring new and trending technology to implement within projects. Bikram holds Bachelor in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering.

“I like the idea of educating children with the help of technology and OLE Nepal is perfect organization for this”, says Buddhi, our Network & SysAdmin Associate. His primary responsibilities include assisting team on preparing NEXS system, installing schoolserver, deploying school network. He holds a Bachelor in Computer Science and Information Technology from Sagarmatha College of Science and Technology.

Deepa is trained in primary teacher training which has equipped her with skills and knowledge in grade teaching. As a curriculum expert in OLE Nepal, her primary responsibilities are to conceptualize new digital teaching-learning activities, review and assess activities under development, and ensure consistency between curriculum and teaching-learning materials. For 6 years she taught grades 5-10 and while teaching she completed her B.Sc and post graduate degree in Education (PGDE) from Kathmandu University, School of Education.

Diman is a System Administration Associate at OLE Nepal. His primary working area is configuring network hardware and software; testing and developing the digital library server software; and providing technical support to end-users. In school, Diman was involved in child club and child rights related programs. He says that working in OLE Nepal has enabled him to fulfill his professional aspirations, as well as his interest in being part of a good cause. Diman has completed his Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus.

Ganesh has been associated with OLE Nepal since September 2009 as an E-Pustakalaya Coordinator. Ganesh is primarily involved in further developing and expanding OLE Nepal’s existing electronic library so that it becomes a widely and regularly-used electronic resource for students, teachers, and families in Nepal as well as for the global Nepali diaspora. Ganesh has also organised writers’ workshops to produce original content for E-Pustakalaya. He is currently coordinating the school building reconstruction projects in Gorkha district. Ganesh holds a Masters Degree in Anthropology/Sociology from Tribhuvan University.

Gyanendra works as an E-Learning Content Analyst in OLE Nepal. His main role is to review and refine digital learning activities for Mathematics and Science and suggest edits by analyzing curriculum requirements. Gyanendra has 6 years of teaching experience and has also worked as a field coordinator in a reputed NGO. The concept of developing digital learning content focusing on students of remote areas motivated him to take this opportunity to join OLE and utilize his knowledge and experience in designing and analyzing digital learning contents. Gyanendra holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and economics, travel and tourism management form Tribhuvan University.

Kabindra brings numbers and shapes to life here at OLE Nepal. He is motivated to make Math easier for kids all around the world. He has worked as a Math teacher in a rural part of Lalitpur district for 3 years, under the Teach for Nepal program’s first cohort. In his first year of teaching, the school was awarded for scoring the highest average marks on Math in the region. He also worked with Bottlers Nepal, American Embassy, etc. during his teaching period and changed the map of the school. Kabindra holds an engineering degree from Kathmandu University.

Kalpana works as Trainer, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at OLE Nepal. She is responsible to coordinate and maintain functional relationships with key stakeholders, to bring about positive change in perception towards the use of technology in education through teacher training. Kalpana holds a Master’s degree in Educational Management and a MPhil degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Kathmandu University. She has a keen interest in needs assessment, design and delivery of tailor made training, monitoring and evaluation, and educational research. She is a founding member of Human Development and Environment Concerns Society Nepal.

Melisha is a Graphic Designer at OLE Nepal. She is working with the design team in designing graphics for digital activities and lessons in E-Paath. Melisha has previously worked as a social media management intern for an online shopping website. She is also a member of Leo Club, and has been involved in earthquake disaster relief program with a local NGO. Melisha joined OLE Nepal because she is motivated by the perception of the organization to increase means of approach to standard education through technological integration. After finishing her schooling, she completed a graphics and illustrations design course from an IT institute. Melisha has completed her Bachelor’s in Information Management from Prime College.

Trained as a Graphic Designer, Narendra has been working with OLE Nepal since April 2008. Narendra is highly engaged in designing graphics for digital activities and lessons. Narendra feels proud to be a part of the team which prepares digital learning materials destined for young children from rural Nepal. Before joining OLE Nepal, he worked for over a decade at Advertising and Designing company in Delhi as a senior graphics designer. Narendra holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from Annamalai University in Chennai.

Rabita has been with OLE Nepal since 2009 and she contributes in smooth functioning of the office administration and accounting. She is responsible for handling accounts, logistics, and procurement. Besides overseeing the administrative and accounting aspects of the organization, Rabita is also heavily involved in monitoring major administrative activities under deployments and field visits. She brings more than 10 years of experiences in department of accounting and logistics, working in the private sector. Rabita holds Masters in Business Studies from Tribhuvan University.

Ravi is a software developer at OLE Nepal. He is engaged in the development of interactive learning content – E-Paath. He was motivated to join OLE to be able to work in the technical field and in (his words) the project that has the ability to better children’s educational background. Ravi has completed his Bachelors in computer engineering from Advanced College of Engineering and Management.

Regan is Software Developer for E-Paath. He is also working as a graphics designer; visualizing the content for better representation and user experience, and bringing the visual design into reality using web technologies. “I am a web lover and getting to contribute in the making of E-learning software for children in Nepal with this fantastic team, I am genuinely motivated to work in this project”, says Regan. Regan has completed his B.E. IT from Nepal College of Information Technology.

Sanish is working as Software Developer at OLE Nepal. He works closely with the content design and development team. Sanish is responsible for the development of the interactive lessons and implementing the changes brought in the content of the project. He was drawn to OLE because of its motive to bring change in the quality of education in Nepal. Sanish has completed his Bachelors Degree in Computer Application from Bangalore University.

Sanjay is a field assistant at OLE Nepal. His main role is to implement and monitor program activities, and maintain regular contact with stakeholders in the project area. Sanjay has worked as a teacher as well as a research assistant for a reputed INGO. As a former student of public school in rural Nepal, Sanjay has a good understanding of the lack of education materials and teaching-learning practices. He is passionate about working in the field to improve the quality of education, which is why he was motivated to join OLE Nepal. Sanjay has completed his M.A. in Education and Political Science.

Shishir is working as the Program Coordinator at OLE Nepal. His primary areas of work at OLE Nepal is to support the planning, implementation, and monitoring of OLE Nepal projects. Being a trained teacher, Shishir is actively involved in OLE Nepal’s teachers training programs. He believes that investment in education is one of the best ways to achieve sustainable development. He holds a Master’s degree in Education from Tribhuvan University.

Subina is a Software Developer, working in the development of E-Paath. She has previously worked as an Android and Java developer at reputed technology companies in Kathmandu. ‘The overwhelming social work of the OLE Nepal as an NGO contributing to the country by providing the interactive educational content to the children specially in the rural areas using the digital technology for giving the effective education to the children  attracted me to be associated with the OLE as an Engineer’, says Subina. She is eager to dedicate her skills, knowledge and experiences in engineering for the improvement of quality, performance and effectiveness of  the E-Paath project. Subina has completed her graduate degree education in BSc CSIT  from Kathford Engineering College in 2013.

Suman is an associate software developer at OLE Nepal. He works in the development of interactive learning content, E-Paath. The opportunity to improve the quality of education for children across Nepal motivated Suman to join OLE. He is eager to dedicate his technical skills, knowledge and experience to develop interactive learning content, which will provide better understanding to the children through innovative use of technology.  Suman have completed his Bachelors in Computer Engineering from Advanced College of Engineering and Management.

Suraj works as field supervisor at OLE Nepal. He has over six years of experience working in the development sector. Through his work, Suraj has traveled to many remote places in Nepal and witnessed the sloppy education system. He is an avid supporter of quality education, which he says is lacking in most of the rural areas. The constructive idea of OLE to improve the quality of education, especially remote areas of Nepal motivated him to be the part of the organization. His work supports the implement of the program activities in the schools of Province No. 7, which provides the proper and systematic direction for the accomplishment of OLE Nepal’s objectives towards quality education. Suraj holds an M.A. degree in English.

Swagat is a software development associate at OLE Nepal. He is engaged in the development of a digital assessment system for Grades 1-8. Swagat believes that e-learning platform can help student to enhance the general quality of learning, and wants to use his skills to create an easily accessible, interactive e-learning platform..  His motivation to join OLE Nepal is the work it has been doing to help and improve the education background of Nepal, mainly in rural areas. Swagat has completed his Bachelors in Computer Engineering from Advanced College of Engineering and Management.

As Senoir Manager at OLE Nepal, Tikaraj is responsible for the overall planning of all the training programs, coordinating and managing with schools, delivering periodic training as well as updating and revising training programs and manuals. He is keen on mobilizing local community support to ensure successful integration of technology in schools and communities. Tikaraj is a trained trainer, has designed and delivered training for government officials, local bodies and community members. His previous work experience in the development sector have been with Helvetas Nepal, Rural Access Program and United Nations Development Program funded projects.

 

 

Trishala handles the communication and outreach efforts of OLE Nepal. She works towards promoting the organization’s goals and activities. Trishala was motivated to join with OLE Nepal because of the work the organization has been doing to continuously improve the learning experience of students. She holds a B.Com Degree from University of Delhi.

Upaya brings more than fifteen years of experience in finance and administration, with almost a decade long stint in the banking sector before joining OLE Nepal. With his in-depth knowledge in financial planning and operations, Upaya deftly handles all the accounts and reports, along with the obtaining approvals for OLE Nepal’s projects from various bodies. Upaya joined OLE Nepal right after the organization was formed in 2007 and has since led the effort to establish various official policies, codes and practices. Upaya holds M.Com and B.Com degrees from the University of Delhi, India.