Hajuri Bista, the proprietor of Hajuri Khadya Udyog that specializes in producing pickles of Nepali taste had never imagined that her venture would come this far.
From using experiential learning methods to improving the quality of education in government schools, a bunch of startups are trying to make a difference.
The idea of making home-made chocolates came when Avisha was approached by her uncle with the idea. Then everything else just fell into place.
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.
At a time when most handicraft and garment industries in Nepal are going bust, only a few have dared to dip their hands into this sector. Sabita Maharjan, who runs Kirtipur Hosiery Industry (KHI), is one of those few exceptions, who has not just defied the odds but served as an inspiration to upcoming women entrepreneurs.
By engaging a retired demographic, Bihani is working to create new resources and a new client base.
Above anything else, making its customers happy is what matters to Urban Girl. The result: loyal customers.
They started “Battlefield: The Ultimate Paintball” when they could, promising to take all that will happen in the journey without thinking of “What if’s”.
The proverb about having your feet in two different boats advises you against it, but Indu Ghimire has found her strength in two very different sectors.
Never someone to be tied to a desk or taking orders from someone else, Shristi Singh Shrestha says she is lucky to have found a job that is perfect for her.
Besides other things, it takes a significant amount of courage to start a new business, but when you are into your late 40s, it takes something more special.
It took some time before Shweta Upadhyaya could find it in her to do what she always wanted to do. She was trained as an engineer in the US, but after working for a year as one, she left for France to study fashion marketing.
They say the best accessories a girl can have are her closest friends. But when friends are far, you can definitely buy yourself an accessory!
Few months back I read an article on businesses run by sisters. It left me wondering - how on earth can you become partners with your own sibling?
Opening a business and running it smoothly usually requires years of experience and perseverance. While the latter is true in any case, the former has somehow managed to change over the years.
Subechhya Basnet is passionate about organic agriculture. Three years ago, she started one of the first organic food stores in Kathmandu which has become a popular market for organic food lovers in the city.