Nil Hari Bastola,
Founder president/ Ex. Director
Nilhari Bastola (Nilam) graduate from Tribhuvan University and 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 tourism 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. 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 date more than 80,000 rural individual people are served from foundation to get access on their self-sufficiency in water, health, education and livelihood along with the Community Hospital established in 2008.
He believes that providing opportunity to the left behind people would result in more productive output and encourage the society to treat everyone equally. Bringing discrimination to end along with support to deserving and dedicated families will spread a positive message to the community. Rather than working for the instant benefit of the people, he believes in long run of the project for uplifting the standard of life of the people.
Bishnu holds a Master 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.
Mukesh currently completed his A-levels from Budhanilkantha School. He underwent through various responsibilities and leadership position in his high school along with various experience across project and program management operation.
Mukesh has organized and managed various programs including: library establishment, youth talk, conventions, table talk, youth summit, youth fest, national math league and etc. He is equipped with proposal/report writing, planning, management and community mobilization.