Co-founded by well known fashion designer Prabal Gurung, Shikshya Foundation Nepal marked its 5th Anniversary with an event at The Taragaon Museum, Hyatt Regency compound on April 21, 2016, Thursday.
The function took place amidst various media personalities, the who’s who of Kathmandu and the representatives of the organisations the Foundation partnered with, who were handed out certificates by Gurung. A presentation of their activities so far, pre- and post-earthquake, was showcased.
The fashion designer founded Shikshya Foundation Nepal in 2011 with his sister Kumudini Shrestha and friends Rati Shah, Rupali Golchha, and Riva Thapa. Through contribution in education, the organisation aims to create a critical mass of leaders who will be instrumental in turning our society into a just and progressive society.
Its partners are CNN Hero 2012 Pushpa Basnet’s Early Childhood Development Centre (ECDC), Sathya Udhyan, Snow Yak Foundation, Srijanalaya, Photo Kathmandu, and Naad Sangeet Pathshala.