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Sushila Tamang, Roses plantation, Okharpauwa

Sushila Tamang, a resident of Okharpauwa, Nuwakot, has been running her flower culture business since January 2010. A joint business venture between her and her husband in their 16 acre land, the business produces Tata and Dutch roses that are sold in Kathmandu. Previously, she only helped her husband with...

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Shanti KC (mushroom farming), Sirutar

“Shanti, you must go into mushroom farming. The market demand is tremendous!” This is what some of Shanti KC’s well-meaning relatives suggested one fine day as she was working in her vegetable farm in a plot she owned in Sirutar, Bhaktapur District. Vegetable farming was something she already was good...

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Mira Thapa and Kalpana Thapa (beads workshop), Sirutar

Sirutar, a small village in Bhaktapur District of Kathmandu Valley, is home to Mira Thapa and Kalpana Thapa who previously spent much of their time in household work and agricultural activities. But, they were not satisfied with their lot and had bigger ambitions. Fortunately, they came into contact with BSC...

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Sumitra Bista, (Tailoring workshop), Sainbu

One and a half years ago, Sumitra Bista was just a tailor in a tailoring shop in Sainbu. Today, she is the owner of that very same shop and employs two girls herself. She lives nearby with her son and things, it seems, have turned out well for her. She...

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Sabita Maharjan (Kirtipur Hosiery), Kirtipur

If one were to describe Sabita Maharjan, one would have to say that she is ‘good natured’. She has a warm smile and a friendly personality. However, when one gets to know her more, one would have to say that she is someone who can best be described as an...

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Pragati Embroidery of Madhu Maharjan, Kirtipur

“My main difficulty is in getting enough workers,” says Madhu Maharjan. She runs Pragati Embroidery with the help of a relative, Anju in Kirtipur, where she presently employs eight persons to do embroidery work on saris and shawls. Her workplace is on the fourth floor of a building in the...

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Mum's Felt of Mandevi Maharjan, Kirtipur

Mandevi Maharjan lives in Kirtipur in an old building along with her husband Upendra, their children, her in-laws and the grandmother of her husband. Her workshop is on the top floor, which one reaches after climbing two flights of narrow stairs. One room contains three or four sewing machines, a...

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Sarita Dongol, Thecho

As Sarita Dongol watches with a smile of contentment, her husband and their 9 year old daughter wave and disappear around the corner. He will drop her at the school where she studies in 4th grade and rush towards his work. He is a driver. Sarita can now...

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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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