• Prakash Koirala


Prakash Koirala is the Director of FINLIT Nepal. He has been working to promote financial literacy and financial inclusion in Nepal since 2011. For his work, Mr. Koirala was awarded the Youth Financial Education Awareness Award presented by Valerie Howarth at the British Parliament on December 10, 2015. He was also awarded National Youth Talent award by the Government of Nepal in 2016. In addition to this, he has also presented papers on promoting financial literacy at various events organized by OECD and Masters Card Foundation in Malaysia, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Germany. He has received fellowship from Harvard Kennedy School, Frankfort Business School , Geneva University, Canadian Government Fellowship and UNESCO  on micro-finance, digital finance , financial inclusion policy, SMEs and Housing and entrepreneurship module design. He is an author of FINLICO- comic’s book of financial literacy.


  • Ashish Chaulagain

Ashish Chaulagain is an executive team member of FINLIT Nepal. He is a research enthusiast and certificated monitoring and evaluation personnel from Nepal Evaluation Society. At present he is also teaching research methodology at Thames International College to undergraduate level students. Beside this, he has been supervising research work of students which is required to complete their undergraduate degree. He was also involved in monitoring and evaluation of relief activity conducted by Shelter Box International Organization during last devastating Earthquake in Nepal. He is  passionate about training and he is  also certified trainer of Rotaract District 3292, Nepal – Bhutan. He has been involving in Financial Literacy campaign since 2014 in Nepal and was also actively involved in organizing Global Money Week in Nepal in 2015 and 2016. He has been involved with Rotaract, international youth network of Rotary International since 2007 and has been helping clubs spreading in 25 districts of Nepal to plan, monitor, execute thei projects at local level and also has been involved in capacity development of youth since 2007 for effective operation of local registered club. His strength lies in strategic planning, execution, monitoring – evaluation, community development and capacity building.