Top 10 DWEC, Palpa 2016

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Binu Gautam


Binu Gautam has been successfully running a vegetable farming in Shirupate-2, Palpa for the last 7 years. She is  actively involved in social service and volunteer work to empower women.  Binu started her organic farm to set an example for women in her village to become economically independent. Binu handles both the production and distribution of  the organic vegetables produced at her farm.

Bishnu Karki


To become self-dependent financially, Bishnu Larki (Thapa) started  her Incense (Agarbatti) business. Since her business was different from the rest of her community, Bishnu at first faced many challenges. But as time passed on, she got used to the product development. Since the market is flexible, she could take considerable profit from it. She also provides training to other women on the villages in order to make them self dependent.

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Devi Malla


 Devi Malla has been engaged in the production of seasonal and off-seasonal vegetables in Pipal Gaidau, Palpa. Since she was a homemaker, she had some free time which she wanted to utilize for productive activity. In order to do that, she started engaging in vegetable farming. Currently, she is cultivating the vegetable in 3 ropani land but wants to increase the production in 8 ropani of land

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Goma Bhandari


Seeing a huge demand for lemon in her district, Goma started commercially farming lemon three years ago. She also wanted to create employment opportunity in her village. Goma has been using modern and scientific agricultural tools in her farm to produce lemons. With an investment of Rs. 110000, she now aims to expand her business that can create additional employment opportunity to people in her village.
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Laxmi Gyawali


With the aim of improving her family’s financial condition and to be able to send her children to good educational institutions, Laxmi Gyawali opened her vegetable farm. She had always loved growing vegetables at her kitchen garden. Earlier it had only been for her family’s consumption but now commercial vegetable farming helps provide for the financial needs of her family too. Laxmi wants to further improve the quality of vegetables that she sells.  She therefore wants to undertake specialized agricultural training.

Mankumai Gaire


Man Kumari Gaire, an independent entrepreneur has been inspiring many other women in her village to become an entrepreneur. She started her business, ‘Gaire Krishak Sahara Kendra’ two years ago with a capital investment of Rs. 50000.  Her venture provides veterinary service as well as animal husbandry training. In coming days, with further capital investment she aims to open a pharmacy which is going to make ease access for medicine to the all the villagers.

daayitwa_wreap_pawisara-rajailiPawisara Rajali


 Pawisara Rajali owns a Dhaka firm named “ Sangharsa Dhaka Udhyog” that produces beautiful and fine Dhaka cloth. She has been working in this field for the past 18 years. Her products have found a niche in the local and regional market. Through her enterprise, Pawisara wants to encourage and promote the use of local products all over the country. She also plans on providing training for dhaka product to empower other women like her to become economically independent.

Prema Neupane


Prema Neupane has been working in the agricultural field for the past 22 years. Coming from a family of farmers, agriculture had been a part of her domestic work. But now she successfully runs her own agricultural farm which contributes to her family income.
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Shanta Nepal


Seeing the high demand of goats in the market, Shanta Gautam Nepal ventured into goat farming.
Shanta Gautam regarding the sustainability of her business of “Bakhra palan”, to which she answered,“As many numbers of goats comes to Nepal from outside, the demand has been able to meet.”  She plans on continuing the process of meeting the demand of the goats. Also as the required fodder are available at her own farm, she plans on expanding her farm by getting help from the cooperatives and other institution.
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Sunita Rana


For the past 15 years, Sunita Rana has been involved in the service sector. She is successfully running Blumi Beauty Care and Institute, which provides personal care and training to women who are interested in pursuing a career in the personal grooming industry.