At Canada Foundation for Nepal’s seventh Annual General Meeting, Dr. Govinda Dahal announced that the recipient of CFFN’s 2012 Volunteer for the Year Award is Benjamin Wood. This is an award given to an individual showcasing excellence in helping CFFN spread the light of knowledge.
Benjamin Wood was chosen for this award for his continued role in shaping the organization, his initiative in overhauling and updating the CFFN website, his contributions to the Open University of Nepal Initiative while in Kathmandu last fall, and fundraising efforts in the form of a Nepal photography book.
He is the first to receive this award twice since the award’s inception four years ago. Past recipients include:
- 2011: Manju Adhikari
- 2010: Geeta Thapa
- 2009: Benjamin Wood