Founder President Sunil Sapkota

Sunil Sapkota Snake Rescuer

Sunil Sapkota
Snake Rescuer

Driven by his passion for snakes, Mr. Sunil Sapkota, a 25 year old student of the College of Natural Resources descends from Shivanagar in Chitwan, Nepal. He is a founder president at Raise Hands Nepal (Since 2013) which zeroes in on saving snakes, plastic wastes reduction, conducting awareness campaigns for environmental conservation, waste management and other activities like planting in barren lands and helping wild and domestic animals. He is also a snake rescuer in and around Chitwan National park (Since 2008) and a representative of the CliMates which is an international student think and do tank involved in researching and advocating for innovative solutions to fight against climate change. He also served as a secondary level Environmental Science teacher at Paradise English School from 2013 to 2015. Though unpublished, he participated in research projects about snake and snake bite management. He made a paper presentation and a poster presentation with his affiliates on Species richness, species composition and relative abundance of snakes in Chitwan National Park and vicinity: new records and assessment of conservation threats in Jahrestagung annual meeting DGHT and Third Annual Research Symposium held in Bhutan.
His early education began in Munal Shishu Sadan, Chitwan, Nepal and he studied his first division in Shree Kamal Devi Higher Secondary English School. Before he went as a UNESCO Madanjeet shing scholarship student to the College of Natural Resources,Bhutan, he completed his second division in Orchid Science College.
His personal skills and competences incorporate comprehensive leading ability and efficient presentation of his works to others. He is an avid researcher and is experienced in working at inter cultural dimensions and actively takes initiatives in independent or group works. He is also skilled with Email, INTERNET and ms office package. Besides that, he is good at extracurricular activities such as poetry, basketball, football, cricket and table tennis. His language diversity expands from speaking fluent Nepali (a result of his mother tongue), good English and good Hindi.
All in all, nothing can surpass his passion for rescuing the snakes. What he does is, he finds troubled snakes and safely sends them to where it resides and every contribution he has ever made is an outcome of his pro bono service incurring his personal expenses.