Nepal Govt. Regd. No. 1224/064, SWC Affiliation No. 22612

Who we are

Sambhav Nepal’s mission is to achieve grassroots reforms in education, poverty, health and sanitation, empowerment of women, various youth clubs, vocational skills and training programs so as to uplift the living condition of the people of the rural communities of Gorkha.

After the April 25 Earthquake, our focus is centered on helping the affected communities of Gorkha.

In spite of its breath-taking beauty and a deeply spiritual social environment, Nepal has a turbulent history of political and socio-economic instability, leaving a significant portion of the population below the poverty line. The sad reality has touched the hearts of many tourists and led them to contribute personally for the improvement of the situation.

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How it Started

In a trip to Everest Base Camp in 2006, guide Prem K Khatry met Australian citizen Allan Waldon. They became friends and started brainstorming ideas to help the backward communities of Nepal. So, in 2007, Prem established Sambhav Nepal with the help of Allan. In Nepali language, Sambhav means possible.

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How are we different?

Sambhav Nepal’s board members are young and energetic professionals from Gorkha. Our achievements are tangible and have had a real impact on the community. We work in accordance with the policies set by the government Social Welfare Council. As a monitoring body, the council also supervises and evaluates the effectiveness of our projects.

  • Every cent donated goes directly to our projects.
  • We update our donors and take theme for a visit to those spots, during the work or after the project is completed.
  • We are supported by prestigious international entities.
  • Where possible we use locally available manpower and resources to implement our projects.
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Local Villagers with a small boy

Meet the Team

Sambhav Nepal is proud to partner with many warm-hearted enthusiasts from different corners of the world. We are highly inspired by their involvement in the team and believe that our friendship would help in achieving our objectives, benefiting as many people as possible of the rural Nepal.

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    Melanie Kreuzer (Sambhav Nepal Schweiz)

  • Prem K Khatry (Sambhav Nepal)

About Gorkha

Situated on the North-central part of Nepal, the Gorkha district hosts a very significant historical and political identity. The district capital, Gorkha Bazaar, is about 140kms west of Kathmandu at an altitude of 1,135m. Gorkha’s centerpiece is the magnificent Gorkha Durbar with a fort, a palace and a temple with excellent views of the surrounding valleys, and the Manaslu range.

The history of modern Nepal started some 200 years ago from the Gorkha district, when King Prithivi Narayan Shah conquered 22 small kingdoms and created the Nepal as we know today. His legacy passed on to his successors who kept foreign occupation at bay. The formidable courage and bravery earned the Gorkha soldiers great respect among the East India Company (British regime in India), who knew the Nepalese soldiers as the Gurkhas.

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