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Our Team

Beverly Bronson - President & CEO   

British born and adventurous by nature, Beverly moved to New York City in the early 1970s and worked in magazine editing and the theater before opening up an antique store, now a beloved fixture in the East Village. She first came to Nepal in 1999 to volunteer as a social worker when she found the two abandoned brothers in 2001 who became the first two members of the House with Heart (HwH) family. She oversees all operations of the organization in Nepal, the US and the UK.


Hem Bahadur Rai - Manager

A staff member at House with Heart since 2006, Hem manages the accounting, security, and all of the building construction and maintenance projects. He holds a BA in business and and is working on his MA in sociology.  

US Board of Directors

Colleen Boland  - Chairperson

Lisa Hartmann - Secretary

Fred Ripley - Treasurer

Nicola Hayward



Nepal Board of Directors

Tashi Gurung - Chairman

D.B. Shrestha - Vice Chairman

Binda Dhakal - Treasurer 

Rachana Banepali  

Suresh  KC  

Ram Chandra Kilambu

Dil Kumar Karki

Hem Rai  

Birendra Singh