When Aayushi KC was in the US, she saw that taking out garbage was a fun family activity. On the contrast, she realized people back home don’t even bother on propery managing their waste. Additionally, people behave poorly with garbage collectors and outright disrespect them.
Kathmandu is filled with two-wheelers but spare a few, most bikers are not aware of the importance of owning safe biking gear and are less likely to tend to their bikes. The helmet is a compulsory accessory, but other than that people aren’t interested in keeping their bikes in shape.
Regardless of the plethora of items on a menu, a true Nepali would always go for momos when given a chance. It’s this thought that fueled Niven Amatya’s idea for Bota.There must be hardly any place in Kathmandu where momo shops are not present. But despite of the many other options for good momos, people tend to throng to Bota. Within a year of establishment, Amatya has already set up three outlets inside the Kathmandu valley that are all doing equally well.