How ISAP is helping to create celebrities out of young entrepreneurs that can influence the next generation.
For thirty years, Uday Chapagain has been doing what he does best, running a tea business.
A story of a poultry farmer from a Far-Western district of Doti that represents a story of a community—a community that is transforming itself with the right mix of ability and access-to-finance through locally governed co-operatives.
The start-up phase is definitely the most defining and challenging stage for any venture. A company’s failure or success depends on how you successfully tackle the challenges that come along during this stage. In this context, we asked some successful Nepali entrepreneurs about the biggest challenges they faced while starting out and how they overcame it. Here are their responses:
The third Surya Nepal Asha Social Entrepreneurship Award(SNASEA) 2013 concluded on 28 March, following a country-wide search for the most deserving social entrepreneurs.
Until recently all coffee was assumed to be from the ubiquitous Nescafe jars. However, in just a few decades, Nepal is not only producing and selling fine quality coffee but also accepting it as a lifestyle change from the more popular tea. This seamless transition comes with a few back stories – like that of Phul Kumar Lama, whose personal journey with coffee coincides with that of the country’s.
Changing the status quo requires not only convincing others but also holding your ground when the proponents of the status quo retaliate. Paluwa Trading is set to introduce a disruption in the agro sector that could get farmers their fair share, the quality that consumers deserve and a system where nothing goes to waste.
We’ve heard it a little too often that Nepal is an agricultural country. But what do we really now about this sector? What is the real scenario like regarding working in the agro industry? Two entrepreneurs involved in the production side of the field share their experiences and ideas of dealing with agriculture and the numerous potholes in their path.
A thriving mushroom business in the city proves as examplary case of urban farming meets great business sense