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17 January 2020
Nonprofits in Nepal have turned to social enterprise to provide a source of income for the people they typically serve through donations. The enterprise operations help them raise more funding for their projects and r...
15 December 2019
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A Nepalese company called Traditional Homes was formed in order to restore traditional Newari homes to prevent them from being demolished. The houses are by the indigenous Newar people of the Kathmandu Valley and boas...
18 November 2018
Kathmandu Valley, like many other heavily populated areas in Nepal, has a trash problem. As the designated landfill becomes overfull, local entrepreneurs are turning to creative thinking in order to make a difference....
3 August 2018
Despite quotas intended to encourage the hiring of employees with physical disabilities, many disabled people still face hiring challenges. However, a restaurant chain in Nepal called Bakery Cafe seeks to change that....
24 March 2018
Motorbike sharing apps provide an alternative to traffic congestion and crowded public transportation in Nepal. The tech startup, Tootle, connects users to motorbike drivers with its ride-sharing app. Motorbikes offer...
8 January 2018
Nepal is integrating nutrition services into primary care to curb malnutrition and stunting in children. Education and access to water, sanitation, and hygiene services are part of keeping children healthy enough to m...
2 November 2016
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After an earthquake hit Nepal, the government and NGOs struggled to respond fast enough, so local entrepreneurs stepped up to respond in efficient, creative ways. A Nepalese architect designed homes that would withst...
17 April 2016
Micro-grids powered by wind and solar energy offer a path toward alleviating energy challenges in remote, underserved areas. In Bhorleni, Nepal, the government’s Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC) cooperated w...
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