About Us

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  Sahayeta.org is a registered 501c3 organization created by individuals who share similar stories of hardship and struggle in America, having arrived as international students, refugees and new immigrants from the Himalayan region.  Sahayeta.org is conceived with a vision to create a Network of Himalayan Community in the Bay Area to truly serve as a […]

Upcoming Events

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The Himalayan Film Festival is back for its second year and is set to take place on May 16 and 17 in Berkeley and San Francisco, CA

Our Mission

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To facilitate integration of Himalayan immigrants, refugees and international students to mainstream American society through education, information and mentorship. To serve as an essential resource for the community by providing support in areas such as health, education, job training and legal assistance To preserve and promote Himalayan culture and tradition and provide a venue to […]

Board Members

BOARD MEMBERS

  • Adam Sgrenci, Co-Founder & Director of Communications
  • Amisha Hada, Co-Founder & Director of Operations
  • Amit Hada, Co-Founder
  • Ashish Hada, Co-Founder
  • Biwesh Pradhan, Co-Founder
  • Nisha Thapa, Co-Founder & Executive Director
  • Shital Shrestha, Co-Founder
  • Srijana Angdembey, Co-Founder
  • Suju Shrestha, Co-Founder
  • Smriti Gurung, Co-Founder & Creative Director

ADVISORS

  • Kathy Ahoy, Co-Founder
  • Dr William Wallin, Co-Founder

Projects

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    The Humla Education Initiative

    This year, Sahayeta has targeted the most inaccessible district of Nepal to be the recipient of 10 primary school scholarships. 6 girls and 4 boys have been selected to attend a private school in Simikot, Humla. Our students (in picture) range in age from 5 years to 12 years and have started their school session […]

  • Himalayan Immigrant Health Project

    Sahayeta is now seeing patients once a month on Sundays. Please call Nisha at 415.297.7643 to make an appointment for your free health check up. Location:  Davis Street Clinic, 3081 Teagarden Street, San Leandro, CA 94577-5720 OFFICIALLY 501c3!!! Sahayeta is now officially a registered 501c3 organization.  If you want to make tax deductible donations  please […]