37-year-old Bibha Singh hails from Bihar, India. She moved to Kathmandu after her marriage. Before working here she was a housewife. Her daughter's teacher introduced her to Nuptse Craft and she got the necessary training to work here. She feels she is empowered after working here as she feels more confident. She also can help with the expenses at home, which makes her feel good. She not only get the financial support but also the emotional support from other women working here. She has been working here since 2014.
21-year-old, Devi Lama comes from Sindhupalchowk District. She didn't have the opportunity to go to school so she works really hard to send her younger brother to school and also helps with the household expenses. She has been working here for 4 years and really likes working here as she feels safe and supported. She got the initial training here itself.
Anita Shrestha is originally from Chitwan and moved to Kathmandu because her husband worked here. She has been working here for 10 years now and she feels that the job over here is more secure rather than her previous job, she worked as a receptionist in an office.
Banti Shahi is from Birgunj and came to Kathmandu after she got married. She used to work as a money collector for a finance company. She was introduced to this organization by her sister in law 7 years ago and was glad that she is worked here. She loves the fun environment here and she feels safe and proud that she can provide for her family. She is very happy that with the income from here she can send her children to a better school.
Hang it around your house and feel the power of these pink flamingos.
This felt flamingo is entirely made by hand by women from Nuptse Crafts. This can be used to hang next to your window, hung on the top of the crib of your baby, use it as a toy, a garland or an ornament. This is a set of 4 flamingos.
Upahar collection is women based handicraft organization that mostly produces felt products and seed beads products. We strive to uplift the living standards of the woman working with us.