Organizational Structure

WSDO is an non-governmental organization, which mobilizes the sale of handwoven products in order to create and sustain vocational trainings and employment opportunities for marginalized women in Nepal. The organizational structure of WSDO can be divided into three entities: Board Members, Staff Members and Workers. 

In the day-to-day, staff members report to the Executive Director and are responsible for the regular functioning and implementation of programs and activities:

Name Position
Ramkali Khadka Founder & Executive Director
Bishnu Prasad Baral Accounting
Mina Khadka Accounting
Anup Khadka Marketing
Nanda Gurung Export Assistant
Maishree Gurung Retail Sales
Manisha Kumal Office Assistant

As our production process is long and complex, there is a woman responsible for each department:

Name Department
Shanti Maya Thapa Production
Sita Devi Thapa Weaving
Bandana Adhikari Dyeing
Surya Kumari Pandey Cutting
Suni Maya Ale Raw Materials
Dikshya Pariyar Design
Chu Maya Purja Toys & Dolls
Bhagwati Bhakal Quality
Bibi Maya Gurung Packaging

For their part, teachers are committed to developing and ensuring our members’ skills and products’ high quality:

Name Position
Lalu Gurung Senior Teacher
Gahamati Gurung Teacher

There is also a woman responsible for production at each branch office:

Name Branch
Nanda Shree Gurung Bajhapatan
Anjana Gurung Rithepani
Prem Kumari Gurung Lamachaur
Nila Gurung Saint Basti

Lastly, the day-to-day running of WSDO is also supported by:

Name Position
Dal Bahadur Kumal Driver
Ruma Shrestha Day Security Guard
Rupa Gurung Night Security Guard