Nepalese Association of Houston (NAH) was recognized as a non-profit organization by the State of Texas as of March 1, 2000. Its members, however, had been serving the Nepalese community in the Houston area since 1997. The main purpose of NAH is to serve the Nepalese community in the Greater Houston Area. NAH also strives at preserving and fostering the rich Nepalese culture, traditions, and historical heritage.

Since its inception, NAH has been providing needed services and support to the community in various ways. Some examples include: organizing sports competitions, celebration of cultural events (Dashain, New Year), providing a platform for discussion and sharing of information, screening of Nepali movies, and disseminating information on various useful resources and events.

With the outstanding fund raising effort of NAH to support the 2015 earthquake rebuilding process in Nepal, NAH has been recognized as one of the notable non-profit organizations not only in Nepal but also beyond the Nepalese communities in the US.