Mapping Nepal’s Financial Structure (Part 2)

Part 1 of Mapping Nepal’s Financial Structure described some of the agencies in the formal financial system. This is a continuation of the formal agencies and their roles: Read more

Together We Can!

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Entrepreneurship as an Economic Development Strategy

As a Daayitwa Fellow, I am interested in learning how a government takes on the role of an investor to support innovation and how risk-taking attitude and entrepreneurial culture can be encouraged either at a behavioral level or at an institutional level. With these questions I set out to learn more on what strategies governments have used to develop entrepreneurship within a given state, region or nation. Read more

Social Entrepreneurship

On June 30 -July 1, Daayitwa team including our Summer Fellows 2016 participated in a 2-day International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship (ICSE) at Hyatt Regency, Kathmandu. Organized with the theme of rebuilding Nepal through social entrepreneurship, the conference was a first of its kind that focused on how social entrepreneurship, in particular, can contribute to the much-needed rebuilding efforts post the 2015 mega-earthquake.

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Creating Entrepreneurial Mindset

I feel much closer to our country, Nepal, our people with their story of struggle and success, and our cultural and geographical diversity, than I had ever felt in my life as I write this blog. I got a chance to pursue an adventurous journey to the hills of Palpa, Gulmi, and soon I will be on my way to Ramechhap as a part of Daayitwa- Nepal Public Service Fellowship Summer, 2016. Read more

Audaciousness and Change

Often accused of extreme audacity at home, I could not help but think of the chaotic 3 months that could follow the boot-camp for the fellowship at Chitlang. A HDI of 0.548, a CPI of 27 points and we the 13 Daayitwa Summer Fellows. Well, we DID sign up for it. Read more