About Akkal Tamang:
A Recognized Social Campaigner: Born in a poor and backward family of indigenous community in a remotevillage of Kavrepalanchok district . Akkal Bahadur Tamang has now been a well recognized social worker and campaigner . Engaged in social works in diverse fields including education , health, sanitation , foreign employment and skill development . Tamang who had faced many difficulties to get enrolled in school in his childhood , feels immense pleasure while providing support to the needy children . Tamang shared that he had to make struggle in his own family and society to get enrolled in the school and complete the school level education . He was the first person completing school level education from the Tamang community of Kuruwas village in Temal Rural municipality of Kavrepalanchok district when he passed the school level certificate (SLC) exam in 2051 BS. Tamang could complete his school level education with the support of Gyan Bahadur Tamang one of the elder brothers . Others family members , however , tried to restrict him from pursuing education . Due to the poor economic condition and backwardness of his family , he got the chance to go to school only when he reached 5 only . He was allowed to go to the school only after he promised he would claim his rights on the family property after he was enrolled in the school . Diligent: Despite the inability of purchasing new books and clothes during his school days, Tamang's performance was good at the school level education . Tamang was the only literate person in his village that enabled him to teach the adult people of his village under a project when he was studying grade 7 . Tamang remembers it as the first social work he was involved in his life . After finishing school level education, Tamang came to Kathmandu for pursuing higher level study . His arrived in Kathmandu with only Rs. 50 that he took from his father along with a strong desire to pursue higher education . Akkal's stay in Kathmandu during the initial years was quite difficult one . He first started a job at a newly introduced electric tempo company to earn a living and to further study . He had to wash tempos early in the morning by using water in freezing winter temperature . Being in SLC graduate Tamang could not enjoy the job for a long time thinking it as an inferior one and left it . He then started working at a shop in Bishal bazaar which he had to quit shortly in lack of clothes to change while going to work . During that time he had only one pair of clothes to wear but his boss was repeatedly asking him to change them . Akkal then started the job of salesman starting from cycle than tempo and van in which he became successful due to his honesty and dedication towards works in a short time . Akkal became able to hold the position of zonal level in charge of a reputed company . Tamang then started his own business as a supplier for some time and then move to South Korea to accumulate money required for the business of a larger scale . Tamang who had faced very hard struggles in his early life, when encountered with many Nepali workers facing problems in Korea started helping them forming an informal organization named Nepali Emergency Service Committee in 2006 there in Korea . It was the first organized effort of Akkal towards social service . Akkal, with the support of other Nepali and Korean friends, served hundred of Nepali people there in Korea to manage food and accommodation, search for new jobs and help them return home . After serving needy Nepali people in Korea from 2006 to 2010 . Akkal return to Nepal and continued his social work establishing an organization - Nepal Korea Culture Exchange & Social Organization (NEKOS) in 2011 .The organization is running various campaigns in the field of education, health, and environment . Impressed from Korea . Akkal and his team firstly initiated the cleaning campaign "Green and Clean City" in 9 March 2011 . Impressed by this campaign and other independent campaigns , the cleaning campaign as Bagmati Cleanig Campaign, Ring Road Cleaning Campaign, East-west Cleaning Campaign etc . Nepal government also directed all local levels to operate such cleaning campaign throughout the country . "As one of the initiators of cleaning campaign, such development in the country gives me internal satisfaction, said Tamang . Education Campaign: In 2012, Tamang started another campaign in the education sector as "Education for All" . Under this campaign, hundred of children who were deprived of formal education have got an education so far . Currently, a total of 128 students of different level are getting a scholarship to study at a different level under this campaign .Now, the government has also made school level education compulsory with the policy of taking guardianship from well -off people for the education of children from poor families . Tamang has also helped to establish libraries for the schools where children of poor families use to study . Besides, Tamang who is also the chairperson of the Nepal chapter of the International volunteer association is also conducting free health camps regularly in remote villages of Nepal inviting international health volunteers to the country . Currently, under the self-employment campaign . Tamang is providing skill development training free of cost to unemployed poor women and youths and assisting them to run their business . Currently, Tamang's organization is providing skill training related to garment, soap production and bakery . Recognizing Tamang's dedication towards social works, Budhanilakantha Municipality Kathmandu is providing land to establish and run "Women Entrepreneurship and Employment Centre". Moreover, as a campaign to reduce poverty . Tamang is currently running a developmental store through a cooperative in new model which provider buyers from the 50 per cent profit of the business . He opined that one of the major challenges to reduce the poverty of poor families was their compulsion to spend a large part of the income for daily consumption due to the large size of the family . Therefore, the model of making poor families the owner of the business from their essential spending can be an effective tool to reduce poverty , be added . Support: So far, more than 1000 families have been a member of store and the cooperatives is planning to expend its business in new locations. Akkal has been able to do these all social works in line with his trekking and mart business . Recently, he has purchased a private school in which he had given a scholarship to 128 needy students from poor families . Tamang has also the support of his good friends from abroad mostly from South Korea to manage the finance and logistics required for his social works . Beyond the self-satisfaction he receives by serving people in dire need, Akkal has received various awards and felicitation from national and international level for his social works .He has been conferred by the decoration "Samaj Sewa Ratna" from the government on the occasion of Constitution Day . He has also been awarded from the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health and population and Ministry of Forest and Environment for his social works and campaign . Besides, Tamang has been honored by various international awards including the volunteer of the year Award from South Korea and the Humanitarian Award from America . Details of Akkal's experience, achievement the association involved and the awards, honors and vibhushan received :-
Academic Qualification:
S..n. Level Board               Institute
1. S.L.C. HMG Board Gokundeshor balmandir  Madhyamik
2. I. Com. T.U. Saraswati Multiple Campus Kathmandu
3. B.B.S T.U. Saraswati Multiple Campus Kathmandu
4. Four K. L. C. Korea Language Center
5. Diploma Photograph Korea Government institute Samsung Institute of Korea
• Human Rights work in Sihueng City Migrant Community Center Korea 2006 to 2010 • Participated in "Human Rights" in 2007 organized by Sihung Migrant Community Service, South Korea. • Special Volunteer Development training in Korea from july 10 to Aug 17, 2011 • Business Leadership Training in Cobodia from May 14 to May 15, 2012 • Educational Leadership training in Japan DEC 23 to DEC 29, 2012 • Community Leadership training in Korea OCT 10 to OCT 18, 2013 • Multi business Leadership Development training in Nepal MAR 12 to MAR 14,2014 • Leadership Development training in Nepal DEC 19 to 24, 2014 • Volunteer for Community Develop training in Nepal Oct 3 to OCT 5,2015 • People for People training in USA SEP 8 to SEP 10, 2016 • Path to Success for good Governance training in German OCT 18 to 21, 2016 • Community Development training in Korea JAN 10 to JAN 13, 2017 • Volunteer leadership training in Nepal MAR 14 to MAR 15, 2017
Sports Qualification Rank :
    • • Honor Black belt in Taekwondo ( 2st Dan)
    • • Honor Black belt in Hapkido ( 6th Dan)
    • • Honor Black belt Kyung Ho Moo Sul ( 7th Dan)
    • • Founder President - National Goju Rio Karate Dojang Kapan
    • • Founder General Secretary - The Association For International Sports for All (TAFISA ) NEPAL
    • • Treasure - National School Taekwondo Federation
    • • Treasure – National Education & Sports Foundation
    • • Chief Advisor - Nepal Martial Arts Hapkido Association
  • President : (welfare Volunteer Association Nepal). Under International Association Volunteer for Effort ( USA )
  • President : Nepal Korea Culture Exchange & Social Organization
  • Past President : Nepal Mart Association.
  • Vice-president : Kapan Tourism Promotion Board
  • General Secretary : The Association For International Sports for All Nepal.
  • General Secretary : Kumendok Tourism Development committee.
  • Treasure : National School Taekwondo Federation.
  • Treasure : Nepal Sports & Education Foundation.
  • Member : I/NGO Co-Ordination Committee (Budhanilkantha Municipality Government of Nepal)
  • Member : Rotary Club of Dillibazzar
  • Member : Timal Foundation Nepal.
  • Advisor : Health, Education, Agriculture Development Society.
Awards Won National and International:
• “National Environment Conservation Award” • Ministry of Forest & Soil Conservation Government of Nepal • “National Public Health Award” • Ministry of Health Government of Nepal • “Certificate of Special Recognition” • Ministry of Youth & Sports Government of Nepal • “Volunteer of the Year Award 2016” • Korea Federation of Volunteer Center Korea. • “Humanitarian Award” • Legends of The Martial Arts Hall of Fame America. • “National Education Award” • Rotary Club of Kapan Kathmandu Nepal • “Senior Social Worker Award” • Pioneer Public School Kathmandu Nepal • Samajsewi Ratna ( Social Worker Award )2018 • President award Government of Nepal