At the age of 21, Samrat Thapa is already a leader and social entrepreneur in several communities in eastern Nepal. He is currently working as the chief editor of Sabdashakti, an online newspaper. With the Lab’s support, he wants to scale his initiatives and create a platform for dialogue between local leaders and citizens, conduct research, and engage youth and marginalized groups to promote accountability in his local community in eastern Nepal. Previously, Thapa was the president of the Youth for Blood campaign in Itahari and founded the Save Human and Humanity campaign. Follow him on Twitter: @changerSamrat

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