Nepal Partners

Over the last decade working in Nepal, The Mountain Trust has forged valuable partnerships with organisations working throughout Nepal in many diverse fields. The Trust receives support from these partners and in turn provides support in advice, logistics and project development.

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Partners Include:

Accountability LabAccountability Lab - Accountability Lab partners with civil society organizations in Liberia and Nepal to build sustainable tools for new and innovative approaches to bolster accountability.


Alliance for peaceAlliance for Peace - influential youth-focused NGO working on engaging the radical youth wings of political parties with the discourse of human rights.


Advocacy ForumAdvocacy Forum - one of the premier nepali human rights organisations run by lawyers for the promotion of human rights and the rule of law.


Dalit WelfareDalit Welfare Organisation - working for social, political, and legal inclusivity for the members of Nepali society traditionally at the bottom of the cultural and religious hierarchy.


Freedom Forum

Freedom Forum - led by a very influential figure, this organisation works for the right to information, transparency and open government.



Citizen's Right to Information

Campaign for Citizen's Right to Information - offshoot of freedom forum CCRI is active in developing legislation and facilitating freedom of information requests.


Didi BahiniDidi Bahini - This organisation works on the rights and inclusion of women and children in the political process.


KopilaKopila Nepal - this is a prominent lawyers practice in Pokhara specialising in the legal representation of prisoners and women. The organisation also acts as a think tank for policy ideas.


Purbanchal UniversityPurbanchal University - the Chakrabarti HaBi law college, especially their Human Rights and Democracy Centre, hosts interns interested in teaching and/or researching areas like human rights and constitutional law.


International IDEAInternational IDEA (Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance) - this organisation performs rigorous academic research and training on electoral practices.


Search for Common GroundSearch for Common Ground - peacebuilding organisation working to create the conditions for peaceful and constructive engagement between political adversaries.


Nepali TimesNepali Times - Nepal's premier English Language weekly newspaper - famed for its fearless investigative journalism and rigorous reporting and journalistic standards.


National Judicial Academy NepalNational Judicial Academy - one of Nepal's leading legal organisations serving the training needs of judges and lawyers. Interns work on human rights information/resources programmes.


Law Students SocietyLaw Students Society - they offer a unique 'teach human rights' programme which is undergoing development with our input.



SAWTEESAWTEE - South Asia Watch on Trade, Environment and Economy - SAWTEE work mainly on economic issues but have crossover links with rights- and development-based organisations.


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Contact Details

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phone: [+44] (0)1223 844204

Charity Registrations

The Mountain Trust UK Charity Registration No. 1112841

Nepal Charity Registration - NGO No. 3442/072/073