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FBPWN/BSC Program now Jumla and Ilam

FBPWN is now delivering its Business Services Center (BSC) services out of Kathmandu valley in Jumla and Ilam with the support from US Embassy. The project Developing Women Entrepreneurs for Economic Impact in Nepal (DWEEIN) has been initiated in Mid-Western Region- Jumla with the partnership of Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF) and in Eastern Development Region -...

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Surya Nepal Asha Social Entrepreneurship Award to BSC Entrepreneur

Surya Nepal Asha Social Entrepreneurship Award to BSC Entrepreneur Ms Shanti Shakya Dolma, BSC entrepreneur of Kakani, received Surya Nepal - Asha Social Entrepreneurship Award 2012 on 18 December, 2012. The award was to recognize the Nepalese social entrepreneurs who “create value for people, planet and profit”.   Out of the 84 applicants,...

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Strength of a Woman

After battling several odds, domestic violence survivor Sabita Maharjan is now successfully running Kirtipur Hosiery Industry (KHI) located in Panga of Kirtipur. The business, begun with an initial investment of Rs 50,000 acquired in loans, currently enjoys an annual turnover of Rs two million. The business reached this state after...

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BSC Workshop

  The Federation of Business and Professional Women, Nepal (FBPWN) and the International NGO, the Italian Association for Women in Development (AIDOS) held a workshop on 29th March 2012 at Dwarika’s Hotel on “Sharing Experience on Women’s Enterprise Development” with the objective of developing new ideas and methodological approaches to women’s entrepreneurship development...

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Surya Nepal Awards Five Social Entrepreneurs

On the 21st November 2011, Sabita Maharjan of Kirtipur, one of the women supported by BSC, received the “Surya Nepal Social Entrepreneurship Award 2011”. For the last 15 years, Sabita has been helping women from her community who went through to the same painful experiences (she is herself victim of...

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सूर्य नेपालद्वारा ५ जनालाई उद्यमशीलता अवार्ड

 सूर्य नेपालले पाँच उत्कृष्ठ सामाजिक उद्यमीहरूलाई सोमबार आशा उद्यमशीलता अवार्ड प्रदान गरेको छ । सम्मान पाउनेमा पाउनेहरू धादिङको ज्यामरुङमा माउन्टेन डेलाइट ट्रेक्स एन्ड एक्सपेडिसन एन्ड टुकी नेपाल सोसाइटी सञ्चालन गर्दै आएका राम सापकोटा, कीर्तिपुर होजियारी इन्डस्टि्रजकी सविता महर्जन, पर्साको ढोरीमा कलस दुग्ध उद्योग सञ्चालन गर्ने श्यामवदन यादव, नवलपरासीको गैंडाकोटको विजय...

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Surya Nepal awards

 The Surya Nepal Asha Social Entrepreneurship Award (SNASEA) has recognised five people this year for their extraordinary contribution to add social, environmental and economic value to their businesses. The five were selected from a shortlist of 66 applicants and include: Ram Sapkota of Mountain Delights Treks and Expedition and Tukee Nepal, Jyamrung...

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It's time for recognition & limelight for social entrepreneurs

Two organizations and three individuals were awarded Surya Nepal Asha Social Entrepreneurship Award 2011 at a special ceremony in the capital on Monday. Surya Nepal in association with Change Fusion Nepal and Nepal Business Initiative (NBI) organized the event. Vijaya Development Resource Centre (VDRC) of Nawalparasi and Chhahari Services of...

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Surya Nepal Awards Five Social Entrepreneurs

Surya Nepal on Tuesday conferred the Surya Nepal Asha Social Entrepreneurship Award 2011 on five social entrepreneurs. Of the 66 applicants, the five winners were selected by a jury. Recipients of the award are Ram Sapkota from Mountain Delights Treks and Expeditions and Tukee Nepal Society; Sabita Maharjan from Kirtipur...

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Loop by loop

Sabita Maharjan is transforming the lives of local women one knitted item at a time   There are few women in Kirtipur who do not recognise 34-year-old Sabita Maharjan. She is the founder of a local women's cooperative, teaches adult literacy classes and runs cleaning campaigns throughout Kirtipur. But what makes Sabita...

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Sushila Tamang, Roses plantation, Okharpauwa

Sushila Tamang, a resident of Okharpauwa, Nuwakot, has been running ...

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Shanti KC (mushroom farming), Sirutar

“Shanti, you must go into mushroom farming. The market demand ...

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Mira Thapa and Kalpana Thapa (beads workshop), Sirutar

Sirutar, a small village in Bhaktapur District of Kathmandu Valley, ...

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