• Introduction

Molung Foundation (MF) is a not-for-profit-sharing company registered in the Office of the Company Registrar in 2010. Named after a river flowing through the mid-eastern hills of Nepal, it is a social institution engaged in various activities such as research, consulting services, and capacity building in the relevant fields.


Molung Foundation . . . be an excellent research institution in Nepal oriented to contribute to the development of self-sustained and equitable society.


By 2030 MF will be a self-sustained vibrant research institution through hard work and dedicated professional engagement in research, consulting services, and capacity building with meaningful participation for socio-economic development in collaboration with public sector.

Core Values

Molung Foundation being an apolitical institution is committed to the values of:





Social inclusion


Molung Foundation is incorporated:

  • To contribute to the policy formulation in education, socio-economic development, social inclusion, indigenous community development, gender equality, and rights issues through extensive study and research
  • To strengthen the capacity of local community leaders, social/development workers and professionals from various fields through skill-oriented capacity building activities
  • To promote the spirit of partnership and cooperation with different national and international organizations through collective and/or joint initiatives relating to research, publication, and consulting services