In Conversation With Aarati Joshi!

In Conversation With Aarati Joshi!

Aarati Joshi is Nepal Communitere’s Finance and Operations Manager, and brings a lot of experience and wisdom to the Nepal Communitere Family. Read more about the wonder woman who keeps Nepal Communitere running smoothly, while bringing joy to all the…

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Humanitarian Design Challenge!

Humanitarian Design Challenge!

Nepal Communitere, in partnership Field Ready, and local engineering clubs and universities across Nepal and Bhutan, is piloting the Humanitarian Design Challenge (HDC) in Nepal. The project which will officially start in 2020, is currently in this mapping phase. The…

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Startup Spotlight: Ecoorb Initiative

Startup Spotlight: Ecoorb Initiative

Sunny Rajopadhyaya used to visit Chitwan regularly because he really enjoyed the environment there, especially the trees and the forests. In conversation with the people there, he learned that paper could be made from elephant dung, but hadn’t taken it…

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Anil Parajuli: Entrepreneur, Investor,Educator

Anil Parajuli: Entrepreneur, Investor,Educator

‘करले होइन, रहरले नै देशमा बसेको मान्छे  On any given day, you’ll find Anil Parajuli at a road side local tea shop or a restaurant of his choice engaged in close conversation with an I-Cube entrepreneur, or one of the…

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Sampurna: Inclusive Entrepreneurship

Sampurna: Inclusive Entrepreneurship

Suresh Bashyal says that this tradition of making footwear has been part of different communities for generations, and taking this tradition forward in a systematic way that allows all of the people involved to profit and prosper is important. “The…

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Value Out of Waste

Value Out of Waste

Footpaths and gutters strewn with plastic waste, such as biscuit wrappers, is a common sight in Nepal. The plastic we see on the ground often ends up in streams, rivers, and eventually in the ocean. If they’re picked up, they…

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Dr. Padmakshi Rana on Sustainable Business Models

Dr. Padmakshi Rana on Sustainable Business Models

Padmakshi has over 10 years researching, understanding and consulting at the intersection of business sustainability and innovation. Her consultancy work and research interests focus on sustainable business models, value exchanges and networks, stakeholder collaboration, and materiality and reporting for sustainability.…

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I-Cube Pop-Up Shop !

I-Cube Pop-Up Shop !

Love to shop but want to do it in a more sustainable way while supporting Nepali startups? We’re introducing the “Sustainability Series,” a pop-up store for sustainability-minded startups participating in our I-Cube Incubation Program. The pop-up store will help Nepali…

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Bring on the Rain!

Bring on the Rain!

Riding a bike is almost non-negotiable when it comes to reducing our carbon footprint; we can stay healthy while making sure we don’t contribute towards Kathmandu’s already-hazardous air pollution. With monsoon rolling in soon, however, bike-owners around the valley will…

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