“I am getting closer to realizing my dream of giving my daughter a complete education and owning a home in Kathmandu.”
Male dominated culture, early-age childbearing, cultural approach to educating girls, and violence against women limit women’s access to income in Nepal.
Based in Kathmandu, our partners support home-based artisans across 14 districts. For many, the fair wage from their craft contributes a substantial contribution to their household income.
Their tales have a common theme - by becoming more financially independent, their self-esteem and social standing has exponentially risen. They command a greater sense of respect within their male-dominated villages and, most importantly, they get it.