Our Team


Kathmandu, Nepal

Our Team

Staff Profiles

Beverly Bronson - Founder  


British born and adventurous by nature, Beverly moved to New York City in the early 1970s and worked in magazine editing and the theater before opening up an antique store, now a beloved fixture in the East Village.

She first came to Nepal in 1999 to volunteer as a social worker when she found the two abandoned brothers in 2001 who became the first two members of the House with Heart (HwH) family.

Beverly served as the President and CEO of the organization. Sadly, she passed away in May of 2018.

Hem Bahadur Rai - Manager

A staff member at House with Heart since 2006, Hem manages the accounting, security, and all of the building construction and maintenance projects.

He holds a BA in business and and is working on his MA in sociology.  

Our Board in New York

Colleen Boland


Fred Ripley


Nicola Haywood

In-country Coordinator

Adam Thorburn


The US Board of Directors oversees all of House with Heart’s operations.

Our Board in Nepal

Tashi Gurung


Birendra Kumar Singh


Rachana Banepali

Ram Chandra Kilambu

Mini Kumari Shrestha

D.B. Ranapal

Vice President

Binda Dhakal


Dil Kumar Karki

Kamala Lama

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