The Workers’ Welfare Fund was established in 2004 A.D. out of the need to give such assistance to the workers, a more systematic foundation. Mr. Deepak S.B Bhandari, the M.D. of the Himalayan Waves Trekking who initiated the fund suggests that, the fund is a concrete assurance to the employees that joining the company guarantees something for the workers even after retirement.
Upon initiation, a founding committee consisting of Mr. Gorkarna Prasad Pokhrel (Founder Chairman), Mr. Krishna Prasad Gautam (Founder Secretary) and Mr. L.B. Tamang (Lalit) (Founder Treasurer) was created. A fund was also created after a contribution of Rupees 120,000 from the company, which amount has now added up to Rs 2,224,000. The key contributors of the fund are Himalayan Waves Trekking Pvt Ltd. Kathmandu and Himalayan Fair Trekking from Germany. And of course, the member staffs themselves contribute a share of their salary, annually.
Since the establishment of the fund, it has helped various staff members, as goes the spirit of the company. Shortly after the fund was created, the homes of two of field staffs, Mr. Shadhuram Thapa and Mr. Fatik Thapa, both in Kavre, had caught fire. And immediately afterwards, they were assisted through the fund. Apart from these, many employees in need various helps are being continuously provided with due assistance as per needed.