From the desk of Founder cum Executive Director

Dr Lakshmi Prasad Dhakal MBBS, MD (UvA), MD (VU), FRACP, MPH Founder cum Executive Director Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Dr Lakshmi Prasad Dhakal MBBS, MD (UvA), MD (VU), FRACP, MPH: Founder cum Executive Director Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Dear valued donors and well-wishers,

Welcome to the web pages of the Punya Foundation.

The Punya Foundation is a not for profit charity organisation. It is registered in Australia (holds registration with the ACNC and has Australian Taxation Office, tax-exempt status), in the USA (has status  501 (c) (3) and has obtained charity a status in Nepal.   

The foundation operates on principles of universal declaration of human rights with a vision of “Justice through Education and Empowerment”.

Target groups of the Foundation are those people who need support to live a dignified life. The Foundation assists underprivileged and rendered vulnerable children with their education. It focuses on welfare of women in fronts of social issues like mediation programs and empowerment through adult education. The Punya Foundation is established to contribute to make differences in lives of vulnerable, deprived, and victimised people across the globe. It work to mobilize resources and extends emergency relief support during disasters and natural calamities. To assist people like migrants, refugees and resettled population, the Foundation organizes integration programs, cultural activities, job-oriented training programs and provides psychosocial support.

The Foundation needs your donation to make its mission going, to help vulnerable children and women victims of violence and sexual assaults. Please continue to donate and engage people in your network to help others in need. The mantra for Justice is Empowerment through Education.