Rupak is from the ancient city of Patan, the heart of the Lalitpur district in the Kathmandu Valley. His upbringing in Newari culture has made him fond of art, culture, music, religion, sports and philosophy. He is an enthusiastic person fascinated by every aspect of life. He has been engaged in community development, both voluntarily and professionally, for over 7 years. He worked in the education sector for 4 years before joining dZi in November 2015. As Program Officer, his responsibilities include looking after activities in the field and ensuring successful implementation of dZi's programs, in close coordination with the District Program Coordinators.