Social Workers' Association Nepal (SWAN)

Uniting Nepali social workers, amplifying the impact

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Tracing the Path: A Brief History of Social Work in Nepal

Nepal's history is steeped in a tradition of community solidarity and support, where individuals came together to address the needs of their fellow community members.

A Research on “Theoretical Knowledge and Field Work Practice on Social Work: Students’ and Faculty's Perspectives in Nepal” | Sukrita Rai

Social work education builds up professionals who can scientifically and artistically help people with their problems. Theoretical knowledge and field work practice should go parallel.

IFSW/ UN OHCHR CPD Course Concluded on a Successful Note

From April 24th to May 8th, a free online course brought together social workers worldwide. Ms. Sukrita Rai, President of SWAN also took part in this enlightening course.

About Us

Meet The Executive Members

Sukrita Rai


MSW | Head of Department | Padmakanya Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University

Pratik Sharma Lamichhane

Vice President

Ph.D Student | Faculty Member, Department of Social Work, TU

Sadhana Thapa

General Secretary

MSW | MA in Expressive Arts Therapy

Saroj Giri


PhD Scholar | Faculty Member, Department of Social Work, TU | Head of Department, Department of Social Work, Goldengate International College

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