About NCSC

Nepalese Community Society of Calgary (NCSC)

Nepali Pathshala

About Nepalese Community Society of Calgary

Nepalese Community Society of Calgary (NCSC) is a community-based non-profit organization established in 2004. It envisions preserving Nepalese culture and heritage and achieving the full potential of Nepal-origin Calgarians by integrating into the Canadian Society. It aims to build and strengthen the Nepalese Community in Calgary, promote and preserve Nepalese ties and partnerships with government, and non-government organizations, and improve the lives of community members. NCSC, in partnership with other organizations, provides support services to the vulnerable Nepal-origin Calgarians in different walk of their lives.

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Help-Desk Program at NCSC

Operated by NCSC Staff and Executives in 2022, NCSC runs Help-Desk 7 days a week (9 AM to 4 PM) to provide settlement services to the needy community members including recent immigrants, and parents and grandparents in visiting visa/super visa program. Help-Desk provides referrals to the clients based on their diverse need. Services like making applications for the government programs, printing, resume and cover letter preparation, printing etc. are also provided by the desk.

Nepali Pathshala

NCSC Nepali Pathshala (School)

Established in the year 2015, Nepali Pathshala envisions promoting Nepalese culture, language, and heritage among Nepalese children, who are either born in Canada or came to Canada at their early stage of life. Run by a group of dedicated volunteers, Nepali Pathshala believes in community wellness through cultural awareness among the children. Classes are run starting in the month of September, every Sunday for two hours in an annually contracted community space provided by the 1000 Voice, Genesis Centre. Classes run in three cohorts based on students’ understanding of Nepali language and culture: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels. Students’ enrollment has been increased from 15 in the 2015/16 academic year to 82 students in 2021/22.

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NCSC Resource Center

During the 2016 Annual General Meeting, NCSC board members passed a resolution of acquiring a physical facility. The main source of the fund for the physical facility is from Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC), Province of Alberta, other sources comprise donations from NCSC members and non-members and donation campaigns to raise funds for the project since 2016. NCSC has officially possessed a commercial bay in January 2020 and the facility is now fully operational for the community to organize different activities per the need of the community members.