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Kumar Bhattarai

Kumar Bhattarai

YEP period 2020 - 2022, batch 19

Young Expert at Simavi - Nepal

First position after YEP

In between jobs

YEP Role

Programme coordinator at SEBAC Nepal for Access to Sanitation and Hygiene for All (ASHA) project funding by SIMAVI/Dopper Netherlands. My role in the project is the planning, implementation, operation and monitoring of the ASHA project to enhance equitable access of quality drinking water , improved sanitation and hygiene behaviour, strengthen local governance and empower local women and socially excluded groups. The project focus on Access to sanitaiton and Hygiene for All to full fill the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, in joint collaboration with provincial and local government agencies and non governmental organisations.



  • Project management and development
  • Stakeholder management and communication
  • Goal oriented and positive mindset
  • Team building
  • Supportive and cooperative
  • Able to mix with diverse communities and groups


Nationality: Nepali

  • 2019: Masters in Rural Development, Trichandra Campus TU
  • 2010:  Bachelors Degree in English Indrawati Campus TU

Experience before YEP

  • District Wash Officer at ENPHO-Environment and Public Health Organisations (Sept. 2016 - May 2018)
  • Internship HelpAge International (Sept. 2015 - Febr. 2016)
  • Internship Tuki Association Sindhupalchowk (July 2013 - July 2015)
  • WASH Super visor SEBAC Nepal (Aug. 2012 - June 2013)


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Organisation: Simavi
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