Team – OLE Nepal

Our Team

Abigail works as a content staff member at OLE Nepal. Her current project involves converting book content for an accessibility initiative. Prior to joining OLE, Abigail volunteered with a non-profit that focused on innovative ways to teach and learn, specifically working with children. With a Bachelor's in Social Work from St. Xavier's College, Maitighar. She is motivated to work for OLE since she adores working with children.

Akriti works as a Developer Intern for OLE Nepal's i-OCR project. During her high school years, Akriti has been involved with various community services and served as the secretary of the Red Cross.
Currently, she is pursuing the second year of her BCA at Ambition College.
Having been familiar with our mission and services, Akriti felt that she shared a common goal with OLE Nepal. Together with her interest in improving the teaching-learning experiences in Nepal and her aptitude for public relations and technology, she hopes to work with our team to be a part of a positive change.

Alan Adhikari

Alan is a Technical Associate at OLE Nepal, where he is responsible for setting up and maintaining the Raspberry Pi and offline server for the digital library, E-Pustakalaya. He also handles network-related issues and resolves any hardware or software problems encountered by the team.
Previously, Alan worked as a Network Support Engineer where his primary duties included monitoring network traffic, resolving congestion issues, and addressing client concerns. He also has experience with establishing public school networks and computer labs in rural areas.
Alan enjoys being a part of social benefit organzations, where he knows his work contributes to a greater well being of communities. He has a BSc. in Computer Networking and CyberSecurity from Islington College.

Anil works as a Graphic Designer at OLE Nepal with our Hamro Ramailo Kathaharu (HRK) project team. He works on content design elements and is responsible for creating gifs and illustrations for our stories, along with providing UD support, and audio and video editing. He also sources audio for dialogues and sound effects that complement the message of the stories. Anil has previously worked as a data specialist. He was motivated to join OLE for a learning experience and to implement his ideas and creativity.

Animesh, a recent Bachelor's in Computing graduate, is the Backend Developer for our digital library, E-Pustakalaya. He is responsible for developing and implementing the backend system. He joined OLE Nepal to utilize his skills and abilities to support the organization's mission of enhancing education quality and reducing disparities through technology integration in academics.

Anshuman Yadav is currently working part-time at OLE Nepal as an Audio Editor/Coordinator for the KDDI E-Paath project. He is mostly involved in activities that require audios and sound effects for the chapters of the KDDI E-Paath project. He started working as a Trainee Video Editor and is continuing his journey at OLE Nepal. He is currently in his second year of studying Bachelor's in Multimedia Technology. Prior to this, he was a science student when he studied A levels. He was motivated to join OLE Nepal because it was his first job, and also because his father used to work at OLE Nepal in the past.

Ashraya is working as the Project Officer on our content development projects. He was previously involved in a different project at OLE Nepal, working as a Teaching Facilitator for laptop program schools in Jajarkot and Darchula districts. Before joining OLE Nepal, Ashraya has worked as a trainee in different NGOs. He joined OLE because of his interest in the program where he can work with the local schools and community, which will help him gain new experience in the field of education in Nepal.

Ashraya has completed Bachelors in Social Work and Psychology from Tribhuvan University.

Basanta is managing technical works related to the reliable operation of computer systems, servers, and networks at OLE Nepal. This also includes managing online and offline Epustakalaya servers and deployments. In the past, he was involved in the development of OLPC OS, setting up of school network, deployment of OLPC laptops, planning and coordination of field visits of OLE Nepal. Prior to joining OLE Nepal,  he was involved in the development of localized linux OS called Nepalinux with PAN l10n Project at Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya. 

He holds Masters of Science in Information Technology from Sikkim Manipal University, India. He is also certified in RHCE and LPI1. 

Bimala is a front-end developer intern at OLE Nepal. Her primary area of work comprises developing the interactive frontend portion of E-Paath. Bimala is currently pursuing her studies in Computer Science and Information Technology at the Asian School of Management and Technology. She had previously worked as a freelance content writer. OLE Nepal’s dedication to education inspired Bimala towards contributing to the mission of the organization - improving the education system of Nepal. She believes working with OLE would be an amazing growth opportunity for her personal and professional development. 

Bishal works as a lead software developer at OLE Nepal. He has been working with our content team in the development of interactive and inclusive digital learning materials for school education. Bishal was motivated to join OLE Nepal as a developer to be a part of the mission to uplift the education quality for all students across the country.

Bishal has completed his Bachelor's in Information Management.

Deepa is the Project Manager overseeing the Digital Content Development Program, specifically focusing on the "E-Paath" initiative. She is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating the entire program. Over the past decade, she has successfully led the development of E-Paath, showcasing her strong leadership abilities and dedication. She also maintains relationships with central and local government agencies, as well as other line agencies, to ensure the smooth execution of the project. She holds a B.Sc. and a postgraduate degree in Education (PGDE) from Kathmandu University, and a Master's degree in Social Science from Tribhuvan University. Currently, she is pursuing an MPhil degree. The joy reflected on the faces of children as they learn E-Paath is the driving force behind my unwavering dedication to work with OLE. This fulfilling experience constantly reinforces her belief that she is contributing to a noble cause through her work.

Deepak Tamang currently works as a Robotics Intern at OLE Nepal. He has completed his Bachelors in Computer Science and has joined OLE Nepal  to develop technological systems and learning opportunities in education, especially in the rural areas.

Ganesh has been associated with OLE Nepal since September 2009 as the Project Manager for the E-pustakalya project. 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. Ganesh holds a Master's Degree in Anthropology/Sociology from Tribhuvan University.

Hrishav is a Robotics Associate at OLE Nepal, where his main responsibility is to teach Robotics Modules to students in schools. He is also involved in the research and development of these modules, as well as documenting the progress made. Furthermore, he helps in planning and preparing for Robotics Competitions. Prior to joining OLE Nepal, Hrishav worked as a Civil Engineer with expertise in Structural Analysis, Estimation, and Valuation. Hrishav was motivated to join OLE Nepal as he is always looking for new opportunities to learn and grow. His current role as a Robotics Associate provides him with the opportunity to work in a completely new field, which he is excited to explore. 

Ishan works as a web developer at OLE Nepal. He is engaged in the integration of Nepali Sign Language (NSL) instruction videos in our digital learning lessons and exercises. Ishan joined OLE as he was motivated to contribute using his skills in developing interactive and inclusive digital learning content for children with learning differences in Nepal.

Ishan holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering.

Isham works as a Audio Editor Intern at OLE Nepal. His primary area of work is acting as a bridge between DEV and VA to provide well-crafted and ready-to-use audio clips for E-Paath. Currently, updating the audio content as requested. His significant past experiences include working as Junior Project Manager at RRN, Research Assistant for Dr. Rajesh Rai, Administrative Intern at KMC, and as a teacher at a local community school. He has completed his basic higher education (10+2) from Kathmandu Model College in Bagbazar with a major in Science and further concentration in Computer Science.

Kalpana works as Assistant Manager -Trainer, Monitoring and Evaluation 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.

Keshab works as a Front-End Developer at OLE Nepal, where he focuses on enhancing the E-paath platform by adding new chapters that will be beneficial in the near future. With a strong background in IT, he brings valuable experience from previous roles in various IT companies. Keshab holds a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology from KIST College of Information Technology. He was motivated to join as he looked at the accomplishments and achievements that OLE has done over the years for the young children in rural areas. He also wants to contribute to the project by uplifting the society with technology.

Krisha works as a UI UX design intern at OLE Nepal. She works with our design and content teams on different projects. She has previously worked as a quality analyst at a consultancy firm. Krisha was inspired to join OLE Nepal after looking into the content and advanced learning methods we had to offer. She wanted to be a part of an organization which was helping to shape the future of Nepalese students using advanced learning tools and methods.

Krisha has completed her Bachelor in Computer Application from Pokhara University.

Kumudini is the project content lead for the Digitally Enhanced Early Grade Reading Hamro Ramailo Kathaharu project. She is responsible for the overall design and development of interactive learning activities and stories for early grades. She has taught elementary school students & also students of graduate program. Kumudini holds MA & BA degrees in English Literature.

Kumudini is the project content lead for the Digitally Enhanced Hamro Ramailo Kathaharu project. She is responsible for the overall design and development of interactive learning activities and stories for early grades. She has taught elementary school students & also students of graduate program. Kumudini holds MA & BA degrees in English Literature.

Monil works as a Senior UI/UX Designer at OLE Nepal. He works with the content design and development team to conceptualize, visualize and produce attractive user interface, stories and game designs from the perspective of a storyteller. Monil has previously worked in an IT company on UI/UX and illustrations, and he also has experience as a Business Analyst and Project Manager. Monil has a drive for learning new skills and one of his passions includes photography. He is part of "Photowalkers Nepal” club, where they collect photos and stories around Kathmandu valley. Monil’s desire to explore and enhance his creative side, while make a positive contribution to the community, motivated him to join OLE.  He has embraced OLE's vision as his own, with the realization of using his designing and story-telling skills, while nurturing his interests and drive for positive change. Monil holds a Bachelors in Information Management (BIM) from Institute of Management Studies Affiliated with Tribhuvan University with Information Technology as a major.

Nabin Khadka currently works as a front-end developer for E-path at OLE Nepal. His primary area of work organization is to develop educational content in a visually appealing and accessible way. Previously, he has worked as a freelancer as a mern developer for a clothing brand. He has completed his bachelor's in Computer Engineering. He was motivated to join OLE Nepal as it is actively involved in catering to improving education quality through the use of technology.

Pawan works as a Content Designer in OLE Nepal, focusing on creating engaging learning content for a self-learning app for grades 4-5. 
Previously, Pawan was involved as a Content Designer for E-Paath and learning games in OLE Nepal from 2017-2018. He has also worked in rural schools in remote locations like Syangja, Kalikot, Upper Mustang, and Dolpo.
Having an interest in improving access to quality and locally contextualized education, Pawan was motivated by OLE Nepal's free and open source educational content. He hopes to create engaging learning content with OLE Nepal that will reach students throughout Nepal.
Pawan has a B.A. in Physics and Mathematics from Dartmouth College and an M.Sc. in Physics from The Ohio State University.

Pragya is currently working as a graphic designer at OLE Nepal. Her primary area of work is working as an illustrator for E-paath. Before joining OLE Nepal, Pragya worked as a creative educator for the US Embassy's Bookbus Nepal, conducting workshops at various schools and marginalized 'Badi' and 'Dalit' communities. She has a graduate degree in fine arts majoring in graphic communications. Her love for art and my passion to work for the betterment of the education process for children led me to OLE Nepal.

Priyadarshani is a software developer intern at OLE Nepal, where she develops content for E-paath. Prior to this, she worked as a digital marketing manager for a small Instagram business that she co-founded during university. She also has 3 months of experience as a junior software developer intern at 'MyFriend- Your Pet’s App Company' in Bangkok, Thailand. Priyadarshani has a Bachelor's degree in IT, with a major in software engineering. She was drawn to OLE Nepal's mission of using technology to give back to society and believes it's a great way to start her career. 

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.

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.

Ram is a web developer at OLE Nepal. His primary area of work at the company is front-end web development, Ram is working with us on our new E-Paath project.  Having a degree in Bachelor in Electronics and communication engineering Previously, Ram has worked with Silicon Soft and IT consultant Pvt. LTD. Ram is a very hardworking and talented person and is one valuable addition to our company.

Ram is dedicated to his profession and skills, and he believes that OLE Nepal is a place where he can grow in both a personal and professional sense.


Rashmi Shrestha works as a content staff at OLE Nepal. She works with our digital library content team on conversion and formatting of textbooks to make them accessible to learners with visual impairments. Rashmi has previously worked in different organizations that focus on social issues. She has also worked as a resident technology in teaching support staff in one of OLE Nepal’s program schools in Nuwakot. During the pandemic, Rashmi volunteered with UNDP where she worked with vulnerable members of the community that included women, children, senior citizens, differently-abled individuals and members of the LGBTQI+ groups. Rashmi strongly believes that education enlightens the pathway of humans and it serves as a guide throughout one’s life. She was motivated to be a part of OLE Nepal, as she believes in the work to make an inclusive education system by supporting the government to ensure the best quality of education all over Nepal by using technology.  

Rashmi holds a Bachelor in Social Work degree, and she is currently pursuing post graduate in counselling psychology.

Sabba Shah

Sabba is a Content Designer at OLE Nepal. She's responsible for designing chapters, focusing on working with the national curriculum to make our E-Paath content easy to use for learners.
With a prior experience in content design and working as an educator, she has created materials and designed lesson plans for kindergarten, primary school and high school. On the side, she also teaches programming classes to kids aged 6-15.
She has been pursuing a major in Computer Science.

Sabba joined OLE Nepal as she shares the same vision as us and is committed to making learning platforms fun and exciting.

Sandesh works as a Software Engineer at OLE Nepal. He has completed his bachelors in Computer Science and Information Technology and has previously worked as a Machine Learning Engineer and was involved in projects such as Face Recognition, KYC verification, and Object detection. He joined OLE as he is passionate  for AI and technology and wants to grow his skills in a new  environment with a diverse team. .

Sanish is working as a Project Coordinator for the E-Paath Content Development Project at OLE Nepal. He works with our content team in organizing and testing new digital learning activities. Sanish has previously worked as a Teaching Facilitator for our laptop project schools in Darchula. He was motivated to join OLE to work due to the work being done to promote quality education. During his time at OLE Nepal, he expects to contribute to improving education in rural areas and lessen rural-urban education inequality. He has completed Bachelor in Business Information System and his Master's in Education in English Language Teaching from Kathmandu University.

Shreejana Yonzom works at OLE Nepal as a Front End Developer. As a frontend developer, her primary responsibility is design and implementation of user interface which is intuitive, visually appealing and responsive for Epaath. She previously used to work at Jaruwa Nepal Pvt. Ltd. as a Front-end Developer and was responsible for designing and developing user interfaces for web applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and React. She has done her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information technology(BSc. CSIT) from Madan Bhandari Memorial College. She is motivated to join OLE for her career growth opportunities, company culture, and glad to start her career in a non-profit organization.

Shishir works as Project Manager at OLE Nepal. He leads multiple projects, including robotics project, STEAM Ahead, and ICT in Basic Education. His primary areas of work at OLE Nepal are planning, implementation and monitoring of the projects implemented at the various schools that OLE works with. He also coordinates and maintains relations with government agencies and donors to ensure the smooth execution of projects. As a trained teacher, he is actively involved in OLE Nepal’s teacher training program. He holds a Master’s degree in Education from Tribhuvan University.

Sujash works as the E-Pustakalaya and System Intern at OLE Nepal. His primary work here is installing and testing offline digital library systems, setup and configuration of routers, installing and setting up Windows and Linux machines, School support, and installing and setting up Raspberry Pi and tablets. He previously worked as an accountant for a year in Teleshwor Deri Pvt. Ltd. He is currently studying Bachelor in Information Management (BIM) at Nagarjuna College of Information Technology.

Sukriti works as a Content Designer at OLE Nepal, designing chapters for the KDDI E-Paath project. She researches, conceptualizes and creates engaging content and activities. She has worked with non-profits focused on women, gender minorities and children, and also does freelance illustrations, design and content writing. She has a bachelor's degree in Arts and Social Work and is pursuing a diploma in psychology and narrative therapy. Sukriti is passionate about empowering young people and believes in OLE Nepal's mission and vision.

Swastika Shrestha

Swastika works as a Content Staff for OLE Nepal's Accessibility project. Her primary duty is to make digital books accessible for visually impaired learners by converting them into accessible content. Swastika has prior internship experience in content management and marketing, which has equipped her with knowledge about data extraction and review, supporting communication activities, interacting with customers, and providing assistance. Currently, she is pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Development Finance at National College.
OLE Nepal's mission to improve access to quality education has inspired and motivated Swastika to be a part of the team. She shares the same passion for giving back to the community, which led her to join us in making positive changes.

Thinley Doma Ghale

Passionate, driven, and committed to making a difference, Thinley Doma Ghale, works as our Communications and Outreach Officer at OLE Nepal! With her experience in the development sector and a love for social media, Thinley handles the communication and outreach efforts of OLE Nepal and works toward promoting the organization’s goals and activities. She is currently pursuing her Masters from Kathmandu University School of Arts. Her drive and love for social media and working in the development sector has lead her here to work at OLE Nepal. She loves working with children and likes to draw and do graphic designing during her free time.

As Senior 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.

Upaya joined OLE Nepal right after the organization was formed in 2007. He was involved in the administration, finance, human resource, operations, and handled obtaining approvals for OLE Nepal’s projects from various bodies. He had led the effort to establish various official policies, codes and practices. With all these aspects related to the projects of the organization, he got to know the details of program operations. Upaya holds a M.Com. and a B.Com. (Hons.) degrees from the University of Delhi, India and had the experience of working in the banking sector for almost a decade in various capacities including that of leading the branch and the department.