Lal Bahadur (LB) has been working as Field Coordinator for READ Nepal since July 17, 2015. He previously served at the Read Information and Resource Center (the national implementing partner of READ Nepal) as a Field Coordinator from January 2013 to July 16, 2015, as a Field Supervisor from January 2010 to December 2012, and as a volunteer to assist with program implementation from 2008. As READ Nepal’s Field Coordinator, LB is responsible for ensuring the implementation of regular programs and projects at field level. He has been working with rural communities advocating the READ model, mobilizing communities, provides support to the Library Management Committees (LMC) throughout the entire lifecycle of program implementation and setting up of READ center. LB has extensive knowledge and experience in community library management, community development, social mobilization, capacity building training, and the READ model.