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Three people working to bringing change in the lives of poor, vulnerable and youth were awarded in Kathmandu recently. 

According to a press release issued by Ram Babu-Gyanu Social Service Award Trust, the awards were conferred on those who have been contributing in bringing change in the lives of people.

They included Bishnu Prasad Gautam and Laxmi Gautam, founder of Laxmi Pratisthan, Kathmandu for their organisation’s contribution in providing health and education, women and youth empowerment, emergency services and traffic awareness to people.

The couple were awarded with a cash prize of Rs 200,000 and a certificate. 

Similarly, Ram Babu-Gyanu Samajsewi Puraskar was conferred to Kamala Parajuli, founder of Amour Sewa Nepal, Syangja and Shivaraj Arpan Parajuli founder and Chairman of Mamaghar Nepal, Hetauda.

Kamala was awarded for her contribution in providing education and health services and bringing changes in the lives of orphans, differently-able children and conflict victims through her organisation Amour Sewa Nepal.

Meanwhile, Shivaraj was awarded for his contribution in rehabilitating street children and providing them education and health services through his organisation Mamaghar. 

Both of them were awarded with a cash prize Rs 100,000 and a certificate. 

The Ram Babu-Gyanu Social Service Award Fund was established with an aim to acknowledge organisations working to bring changes in the lives of people since 2013.  

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