Empower Nepal with civic technology

Helping to increase digital literacy and use of open data in Nepal

Help Nepal fight COVID-19

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Binita Gyawali, a graduate of Computer Science and Information Technology from Butwal Multiple Campus, data Science journey with Code for Nepal and Open Knowledge Nepal.

I am Binita Gyawali, a graduate of Computer Science and...

I remember the exact date, it’s October 17th, 2016 - A day when I landed into the AskNepal initiative while doing random online research; a day when I casually message one of the founders of...

Launching a Fellowship program to build data skills of over 500 Nepalis globally

If you ask me if my gap year has taught me anything significant, I’d say that seeking knowledge continuously...


We hope to help create a digitally and data empowered Nepal together where everyone can thrive. Here is our story so far.

  • 2014

    Our humble beginnings

    Founders Mia and Ravi organized their first digital literacy workshop for young women in Kathmandu and registered Code for Nepal, as a non-profit in the US.

  • 2015

    Responding to a historic crisis

    When the devastating earthquakes struck Nepal, Code for Nepal community members mobilized a digital response to help those in need and advocated for data-driven relief and recovery

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    Creating products and empowering aspiring tech professionals

    We launched open data and civic tech products, organized conferences, and hackathon, collaborated with partners such as Purdue University and gave scholarships to young women and men.

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