Kovid Bhusan Pathak
Name: Kovid Bhusan Pathak
Age: 15 years
Title: Social Activist
Organization Involvement: Sakhaa
Affiliated University: Ullens School
An impassioned Social Activist Mr. Kovid Bhusan Pathak loves to act for positive changes in society. In 2017, along with his sister, he has initiated a start-up project called “Sakhaa” where he is engaged in enterprising activities and work for the society to bring the positive changes. He is currently studying in grade 10 at Ullens School. Kovid is actively involved in different projects through “Sakhaa” and working for changes. His keen interest is on artwork like paintings, sketches, and craft works, where his paintings were included in the children’s art exhibition 2011.
Through “Sakhaa” they have been organizing different programs to help needy children. They are already successful to donate books and clothes, and also provided scholarship through collective funds. Parallelly, they also work on environmental issues to spread awareness and to maintain a clean environment. They are supporting climate strike movement initiated by Greta Thunberg- Fridays For Future, where they have initiated Fridays For Future Nepal in the social media (twitter; Instagram and Facebook) and has successfully done climate strike on Maitighar Mandala on 20th and 23rd of August.
Through “Sakhaa” he was able to spread positive message that children too can make a difference. He was successful to support children to get education through scholarship. Likewise, they also provided awareness on environmental issues and the global climate strike movement started by Greta Thunberg.
Kovid Bhusan Pathak was selected as one of the early change makers of Glocal’s 20under20 of 2019 Batch. His vision to bring an impact in society has led him to be one of the teenager change makers of the nation.
Kovid plans to expand his campaign and work with different environmental organization to fight against climate change. Additionally, he also wants to continue helping deprived and illiterate children by collecting funds.