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Brick kilns contribute significantly to emissions of carbon dioxide, particulate matter, including black carbon, sulfur dioxide, oxides of nitrogen and carbon monoxide in Kathmandu and everywhere else. Having worked with in projects to minimize this pollution with the help of international donors, Usha Maskey Manandhar has an extensive knowledge...
Do you have an innovative idea for a world changing enterprise? Apply for just IMAGINE if…2020 Competition for a chance to turn your idea into reality. Just IMAGINE if…is an annual international social enterprise and innovation competition, hosted by Durham University and Ella's Kitchen founder, Paul Lindley. ELIGIBILITY The competition is...
Five of the world’s seven species of the honeybee and several subspecies are found in Nepal. The topography, climate and floral variety of Nepal is heaven for bees and bee farming. Yet the industry has been left unexplored and unutilized. So, Naagiko Honey has taken the initiation to produce...
Nava Udhyami Haat Bazaar is a one-day event initiated by Antarparerana in order to help entrepreneurs and budding startups to try and test their product before actually launching it. The event was a closing event in the long program of Nava Udhyamshala where participating startups could test and validate...
Did you know that there are more than 180 Nepali brands catering to both the domestic and international markets? We didn’t until Susan Adhikari, the founder of Odokan.com, told us about it. Quite enthusiastically, he also told us about the initiation and investment made by terrific Nepali designers to...
You never know what adventure awaits you if you never step in a different route. Likewise, the founder of Ecoorb- Sunny Rajopadhyaya never thought he’d be running a business someday until he traveled to Chitwan. There he saw how elephant dung, which is a great raw material for paper...
One of the promising startups promoting the change in perception about menstruation is Pad2Go. Run and led by Jesselina and Shubhangi, Pad2Go currently offers sanitary napkin vending machines installed in ladies’ washrooms in different places such as banks, malls, schools and so on. Plus, they haven’t limited themselves to...
“Knitting is like meditating for my Aji who forgets about the excruciating pain in her legs while she makes socks and other woolen wear for her family,” says Lorina Sthapit- co-founder at Aji’s. Lorina grew up wearing knitwear made by her grandmother. It wasn’t just her who enjoyed these warm...
On November 10, 2019 blincventures.com team had the opportunity to witness the Seedstars Kathmandu finals at Hotel Shanker organized in partnership with Unlimited Ventures. Out of the 8 teams that presented, Offering Happiness stood out for us which eventually grabbed the winning title too.  The energy and optimism that Santosh...
The Dopper Changemaker Challenge started in 2017 in the Netherlands. However, its overwhelming success in previous experiences made it go global. This year, it took place in Kathmandu along with other popular European cities including Amsterdam, Berlin, and London. The final of this international competition was held on 15th...

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