Melanie was born and raised in Switzerland but always felt intrigued by Nepal and the Himalayas. Her love for the country and the people of Nepal is really fascinating.
She is working as one of the major supporter of Sambhav Nepal Foundation. Since 2015, she has been supporting Sambhav Nepal and its projects actively. After earthquake she registered an organization named Sambhav Nepal Switzerland to support victims of Gorkha and took a lead on hostel project of Bhawani Higher Secondary School, Manbu, Gorkha.