About Deepak Raj Sapkota


Country Director: Karuna Foundation Nepal (www.karunafoundation.com)

Member Secretary/ Executive Director:  Central Child Welfare Board of Nepal, a national focal agency of Government of Nepal on Children's affairs for five years.

Executive Director: Nepal Children's Organization, Bal Mandir, One of the oldest and biggest child welfare organization of Nepal for 8 years.

Member Secretary:  Juvenile Justice Strengthening Committee (JJSC), A higher-level committee to strengthen and activate Juvenile Justice System in Nepal 2005-2007.

Member Secretary: 10 Year National Plan of Action for Children Formulation Task Force according the out comes document of UNGASS 2004-2005.

Member: To review the Terms and Condition of Inter Country Child Adoption of Nepal 2005.

Member: National Steering Committee and Technical Committee of the Time Bond Program on the elimination of Worst Forms of child labor 2004 -2006.

Member of First periodic CRC Report Preparing Committee of Nepal.

Defended Nepal's Periodic Report of CRC in CRC Committee in Geneva representing Government of Nepal as a team member.

Writing various articles on Child Rights, Social Development in various news papers/magazines.

Co- author; the role of Child protection Committee to protect the children affected by conflict.

Biographical Sketch

Areas of specialty

  1. 1.Research

  2. 2.Policy Development & Advisor

  3. 3.Children’s Rights

  4. 4.Program Development & Coordination



For almost 15 years Deepak has been focused in the field of children and social development in various capacities. He believes investing time, money, and energy in children is always a progressive investment towards humanity; and is dedicated to make this dream a reality.