Meet Bimala Bashyal

Her husband had a good-paying job in India. However, with four children to raise, the money the family earned was just not enough to take care of the children’s needs. With a not-so-good financial situation at home, Bimala, who was a housewife, decided to try her hands in some kind of a business to become self-dependent. In 2003, she was also encouraged by her husband, Pashupati Bashyal who agreed to take the risk of coming back home to start a small-scale family business. “My neighbours and ... Read more

Leading Innovation with the Daayitwa Innovation Leaders

Nepal Leadership Lab’s- Leading Innovation course Read more

Ramechhap village’s lone ‘SLC graduate’ is back, and ready for entrepreneurship exam

Hira Lal Shrestha was the only student in his batch to pass the School Leaving Certificate in one of the remotest settlements in Nepal in the early 2000s. For his fellow villagers in Gupteshwor, one of the remotest settlements in one of Nepal’s most under-developed districts worst affected by the decade-long insurgency, the ‘lone SLC graduate’ tag was an indicator that he was likely to succeed in the future, probably land a government job. Read more

Daayitwa Networking Session

July 16, 2016| Shantinagar Futsal Ground Read more

Off the Swivel Chair

Taking a break from the desk and chair, and entering the field, for a change. The field gives you fresh smell, inspires you and helps you strengthen your horizon, beyond the four walls of your office space and beyond the virtuality of the internet. Read more

Mapping Nepal’s Financial Structure (Part 1)

Post financial liberalization in the 1980s, Nepal’s financial system has been rapidly evolving by adopting efficient methods to increase and improve its reach and output. The on-going progress and growth of banks and financial institutions, as well as other financial service providers, paints an encouraging picture for the goal of achieving financial inclusion and economic growth. However, with only 61% of the Nepali adults formally banked, 21% using informal methods and 18% financially ... Read more