Sabita Kumari Rai, the resident of Hariharpurgadhi Rural Municipality-4, Simalpur was a seasonal migrant to Kathmandu for sustaining livelihood. She totally depended on husband’s income to maintain the household expenses as well as children’s education. Finally, she returned back to her own place upon the return of her husband from foreign employment after eight years. However, she had not yet any skill to do any business like agriculturally based or livestock product due to idle time in city. She very much worried about the future and the reliable source of income for the family.
At the same time of 2027, Sahakarya Nepal started the Strengthening Community Resilience through Sustainable Livelihood (SCRTSL) Project in Marin area. She was also selected for 7 days pickle making training through her Hatemalo Enterprise Agriculture Cooperative which was promoted by this SCRSL project. She w
as in crisis so she became a fast learner about all the pickle making techniques and a [...]
Purnabati Khatri, a resident, Dhudhali Municipality, Ward no. 5, Sirthauli, Sindhuli. is engaging in commercial vegetable production. She lives in remote village far from the urban areas having two children including one daughter and one son. She did not get any formal education during her childhood. She has just learned to write her name through the informal education conducted in the community.
Purnabati, faced tough family situation after her marriage. She didn’t have a good source of income accept farming. Traditional method of seasonal farming could not fulfill the family needs. She felt difficulty to manage expenses of children's education and to celebrate festivals in the family.
In this juncture, she knew that women of her community have been affiliated in the cooperative through the Women's Group. After that she became a member of Uddhamshil Group and has become an active member of Prasiddha Krishi Tatha Uddhamshil Sahakari Sanstha. She got an opportunity to take a 5-d [...]