Saajan (Tara Bahadur) has been working as Youth Program Development Officer for READ Nepal since April 2015. He served previously at the Read Information and Resource Center (the national implementing partner of READ Nepal) as a Field Coordinator from January 2013 to March 2015, as a Field Supervisor from January 2010 to December 2012, and as a volunteer to assist with program implementation from September 2004 to December 2009. As READ Nepal’s Youth Program Development Officer, Saajan is responsible for implementing the Reach out to Asia (ROTA) project, and for supporting the ongoing programs of READ Nepal. He holds a Master’s degree in Social Sciences and a Bachelor’s degree in Education from the Tribhuwan University of Nepal. Saajan has extensive knowledge and experience in community library management, community development, social mobilization, capacity building training, and the READ model.