On May 22nd, 2012 Nirmala Gyawali received a special ‘Medal of Honor’ from the government of Nepal in recognition of her tireless efforts to help uplift people with disabilities and many other marginalized people.  Attached is a photo of Nirmala with her sister, Sita (Nirmala is on the left) and a photograph of the medal that was awarded.

Nirmala, we are so proud of you!  All of us at The Rose International Fund for Children are honored to have you as one of our advisors. We are confident that this is just the beginning with much more positive impact to come.  Congratulations!

Here is a translation of the award certificate:

Letter of appreciation of the medal

On behalf of the Independent Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, President Dr. Rambaran Yadav has decorated Nirmala Gyawali, hailing from Gulmi, Devisthan with “Prabal Janasewashree” (The name of the medal) for her commendable contribution in human welfare and increasing the prestige of the nation of Nepaland Nepalese people. Here’s wishing you success on increasing the pride of Nepal and Nepalese maintaining the reputation of this honor.

Vijaykumar Gachchhadar                                                          Dr. Baburam Bhattrai

Chairman                                                                                      Prime Minister             

Decoration Committee                                                              Government of Nepal

Date of Declaration: 2067-02-15 (May 29th, 2010 AD)

Date of Reception: 2069-02-09 (May 22nd, 2012 AD)


Nirmala Gyawali on Left, Sita Gyawali (sister) on Right


Presidential Medal of Honor