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It is Your Mind That Matters the Most

Bikas Udhyami (Lokmani Subedi) September 20, 2017
The only thing I want to say to young people is that in the current world it is your mind that matters the most. If you cannot be a Mahout, your life elephant goes out of control.
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SOCIAL CHANGE MAKERS BLOG SERIES ISSUE NO 1: Be the Change Maker, Not the Trouble Maker

Bikas Udhyami (Lokmani Subedi) September 11, 2017
I think by leaving everything for social activism, I set a wrong example and I felt that nobody should do the same. So, we encouraged our volunteers to see first look after themselves, their families, study and then only the social work. I think that is the right model we should adopt. If social work ruins your study and family, then there is no difference between social work and gambling.
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Life Among Red Bricks Through A Black & White Lens

Arjun Bhusal July 31, 2017
Bricks were popular in our country even before Lord Buddha. Many historical or ancient palaces like temples were made of bricks. Old Nepalese temples and other constructions are the testimonials of a long history of brick production and its use. Apart from their historical significance, bricks have another story behind them: that of the lives of the people who work hard to make in the brick kilns.…
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Gender Equality Through Different Eyes

Roman Prajapati June 11, 2017
Gender equality traditionally has always been understood and still is in the minds of many about women. However, gender equality is not about women only. What do men perceive to be the state of gender equality in Nepal? How is the new generation of young men thinking about gender equality? How are they contributing? We asked five men to share their perspectives on the gender equality situation in…
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INTERVIEW WITH ANIL REGMI, CO-FOUNDER OF ‘SMART KRISHI’: A MOBILE APP SUPPORTING FARMERS ACROSS NEPAL WITH INFORMATION

Bikesh Maharjan March 20, 2017
We sat down with Anil Regmi, the 25 year old Nepali person behind ‘Smart Krishi’, a mobile app for android helping many farmers to get the information about types of soil, improvised seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, weather forecast, modern farming processes etc.
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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BLOG SERIES ISSUE NO. 7: Danfe - Tailoring Life

Bikas Udhyami (Anusha Neupane) September 18, 2017
In the aftermath of the earthquake in 2015, many organizations were established to help victims. However, Danfe did something different, by finding a sustainable way of supporting earthquake victims focusing on disadvantaged women and girls aged 18-25. Kritishma Karki, Executive Director, and Bijeysh Ranjit, Director of Development and Administration, sat down with Bikas Udhyami and shared the…
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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BLOG SERIES ISSUE NO. 6: Redmud Coffee - A brand built on its roots

Bikas Udhyami (Lokmani Subedi) September 10, 2017
Aashish Adhikari, the founder of 'Redmud Coffee' is among the most successful young entrepreneurs in Kathmandu Valley. He owns his own coffee brand, sells it abroad and runs his own chain of coffee shops. In his own words, he is cultivating the habit of drinking coffee among Nepali people. Aashish Adhikari, the founder of Redmud Coffee is among the most successful young entrepreneurs in Kathmandu…
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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BLOG SERIES ISSUE NO. 5: Seeing Hands- A special sense of touch

Bikas Udhyami (Anusha Neupane) September 3, 2017
Are you thinking of relaxing your mind and body after a tiresome workweek, after a long journey, hike, or trek through hills, and have been looking for a place that provides a body to rejuvenate your body and soul? Then “Seeing Hands” might be the perfect choice for you! A massage clinic led by visually impaired persons, “Seeing Hands”, provides you with a special sense of touch!
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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BLOG SERIES ISSUE NO.4: Hatti Hatti- Made in Nepal, Made to Change

Bikas Udhyami (Lokmani Subedi) August 20, 2017
How many of you think of reusing your sari? Most of us know they can be used to prepare Thangna (Portion of sari used for a baby’s comfort) right? Or else, they can be used as materials to use at home. Somebody wearing them? No? Not surprising, after all who wears already used clothes? Hatti Hatti is a social business in Kathmandu that is changing this perception by producing new clothes from…
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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BLOG SERIES ISSUE NO.3: Anthropose - Serving for Vision

Bikas Udhyami (Anusha Neupane) June 3, 2017
Have you ever imagined that while you are busy choosing for trendy and fashionable sunglasses, someone out there is struggling for vision? When you are paying for branded eyewear, someone is suffering to pay for simple Cataract surgery and cannot see this beautiful world? “Multiplying resources is the beauty of business” according to 29-year-old Suraj Shrestha, CEO and Founder of Anthropose, who…
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OUR ACTIVITIES

Bikas Udhyami Launches "Nepal in Data: A Gateway to Development Statistics on Nepal"

January 27, 2017
“Nepal in Data” is an open data and statistics portal developed by Bikas Udhyami in collaboration with Techkunja, which makes development data on Nepal from 1950 to present available, accessible and discoverable. The www.nepalindata.com portal aims to serve as a single point of access from where users can access, interact with, compare and use data and statistics relating to different aspects of…
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Bikas Udhyami launches "Padhna Jane- A Compass to Higher Education in Nepal & Abroad"

March 24, 2017
On March 24, 2017, Bikas Udhyami launched “Padhna Jane”, a free online education portal serving as a gateway for young Nepali to access higher education opportunities in Nepal and abroad. The www.padhnajane.com platform aims helps students to easily find Technical and Vocational Education and Training institutions, colleges, universities and scholarships in Nepal, Australia, Japan and the USA.…
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OUR Publications

Bikas Udhyami Brochure January 23, 2017
Find out more about who we are and what we do as an organization by reading our brochure. Read More