‘Dhuku:’, a concept store situated at Uttar Dhoka was launched on Saturday by Ambassador of European Union to Nepal, Veronica Cody.

Let women entrepreneurs rise

September 9, 2019 01:25 am

Should policy making be more nuanced to accommodate the need of evolving demographic trend in Nepal? If phrased like this, the answer is likely to be an almost unanimous ‘yes.’ And yet, policy making tends to be rigid and changing a policy takes ages. Take for example, policies regarding women entrepreneurs. In a survey of managers and owners of 622 Nepali firms conducted by the International Labor Organization (ILO) two years ago, women entrepreneurs identified access to finance and difficulty of getting customers as two top barriers to growth.

SURKHET, June 3: The government of Karnali Province has decided to use fabric produced by Nepali women entrepreneurs for the uniform of its employees.

Taking the world of business by storm

January 11, 2019 09:21 am

Ever noticed how the term ‘male entrepreneur’ is rarely, if ever, used anywhere. But ‘women entrepreneurs’ is something you hear of quite often. This is perhaps because even in today’s day and age there aren’t enough women business leaders in the world. And that’s true in the context of Nepal as well.

BANKE, Dec 21: Women entrepreneurs have urged the government to build a supportive environment for the women to participate in entrepreneurship, on the occasion of 15th Annual Women Entrepreneurs General Assembly held in Nepalgunj on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has unveiled unified working procedure related to interest subsidy for concessional loans, paving the way for unemployed educated youths, returnee migrant workers, women entrepreneurs, Dalits and earthquake victims, among other targeted groups, to borrow money from bank and financial institutions at cheaper interest rates.

MAKWANPUR, Sept 25: Women entrepreneurs of the district have formed a Women Entrepreneurs Association Makwanpur-chapter.