Nil Hari Bastola,
Founder president/ Ex. Director
Nil Hari Bastola (Nilam) graduate from Tribhuvan University is a successful entrepreneur who started his journey by founding Asian Heritage Treks and Expedition, with more than 20 year of experience in tourism sector. The agency grew rapidly with the support of an emerging network in the Netherlands and other European countries .Gaining momentum in the tourist industry Nilam invested in four new companies. Asian Heritage Int’l tours and travels, Nepal Handmade and collections, Nepal apartment and Asian heritage Import Export & cargo.
Collectively the Asian Heritage Group was established .The group is doing so well. In 2008, Nilam felt it was time to share the benefits of his economic success with marginalized people in Nepal, starting where his roots lie; South Solukhumbhu. Nilam put a great deal of emphasis on social welfare. He founded a foundation with a focus on rural Nepal through which he intend to improve the quality of life of many of the underprivileged people of Nepal .Till data more than 80,000 rural individual people are served from foundation to get access on their self-sufficiency in water, health, education and livelihood
Bishnu holds a Masters Degree in Rural Development and B.sc. in Physics from Tribhuvan University. He comes with over 8 years of experience across project and programme management Operations.
He is equipped with different development skills including PRA Tools, Monitoring and evaluation, Proposal/report writing, community mobilization and facilitation.
Bishnu has visited more than 60 districts covering most rural parts of Nepal delivering health and education programmes and research, representing reputed organizations supported from Unicef, Ausaid, Usaid, UNDP and others. As a consultant from National Development Center (NDC) as in role of development officer he was involved in delivering training and report writing for MEDEP, GESI, and Rule of law Projects. He is also a certified Master Teacher Trainer.
Before joining Asian Heritage Foundation Nepal he was Program Officer (Training and Research) for IRHDTC (Integrated Rural Health Development Training Center) based in Kathmandu.