Kunga Lama is from Helambu, Sindhupalchowk. She is pursuing her undergraduate degree in Social Works. She started her career as an accountant at Ideal English School in Kathmandu. Then she worked for HELP to facilitate the girls at her hometown, Helambu as the Girls’ hostel manager. This experience made her understand that small inputs at the local level can also make a big difference if done well.
Kunga also volunteers at a small youth group called Hyolmo Helping Hands aiming to preserve and promote Hyolmo culture. She is a learner and a practitioner who believes in hard work and dedication.
Kunga works as the Admin and Finance Officer at the Just Nepal Foundation.