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Small Courtyard Home to Family Enterprise

Bhim Kumari Mahato has a beautifully kept courtyard with chickens, a small hatching unit, pig pens and a goat shed. She is exuberant about what the future holds for her family. Her husband is a former army officer. Together they are raising two delightful children. 

With three different types of livestock in her backyard, Bhim Kumari has no time to think about the past. She was d...

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Meet the Women who Became Powerhouses in their village

Nestled in the serene hills, facing the majestic mountains in Western Nepal, located in Suklagandaki Municipality, Thaprek is a naturally rich village that was deprived of many facilities and was plagued with illiteracy, poverty, gender injustice and lack of sanitation. This Gurung community is home to the bold women of the Ratanpur self-help group who have transformed the face of the community...

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Women-led Cooperative Secures $59,300 to Pioneer Goat Collection Center

Draped in beautiful sarees and looking sharp on their motorbikes, the ladies of Kanepokhari, Morang make their way to the under-construction site of a goat collection center. First of its kind in Province 1, the collection center will not only hold goats but also act as a...

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Bringing Work Home: Enterprise Uniting Migrant Labor Families

Children chasing chickens on the front porch and the elderly basking in the winter sun. This is a typical view of a small village in the Hupsekot, Nawalpur district of Nepal where Renuka Gaha lives. What remains hidden in plain sight is the bountiful kitchen garden that she and her husband tend together. This kitchen garden earns her income and keeps the family engaged.

Educated till ...

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Bringing Work Home: Enterprise Uniting Migrant Labor Families

Children chasing chickens on the front porch and the elderly basking in the winter sun. This is a typical view of a small village in the Hupsekot, Nawalpur district of Nepal where Renuka Gaha lives. What remains hidden in plain sight is the bountiful kitchen garden that she and her husband tend together. This kitchen garden earns her income and keeps the family engaged.

Educated till ...

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Entrepreneurs Vow to Sell Only Hygienic Meat

During two separate events in Rupandehi District, Nepal, 52 meat entrepreneurs were successfully trained in Heifer's 12 Cornerstones. Anant Silwal‍, program manager of market development, led the trainings. 

These events were great opportunities for Heifer Nepal to interact and understand the entrepreneurs’ point of view. T...

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