Raju Devi Bk: Shining Like the Sun
“Life is all about sun and shadow, it all depends on us whether we opt to shine like the sun or fade like a shadow,” says 35-year-old Raju Devi BK who has witnessed several peaks and plains in her life. Being married off just at the age of 15, she could not complete her studies. […]
Kusum Baigar: A Raising Entrepreneur
Kusum Baigar was forced to leave her studies and to get married only at the age of fourteen. Despite discontinuing her studies in the middle, she was always determined to stand on her own feet and support her family financially. In this connection, she went to India with her husband to work as a laborer […]
Bano Bagwan: Setting Example for Muslim Women
Bano Bagwan, 42 years old Muslim women and resident of Daduwa rural municipality-4, was always occupied by the household works and was bounded by the various religious and cultural taboos. Due to the common practice of not sending girl child to the school, she was never fortunate to go the school. She got married to […]
No Longer Dependent on Husband
Permanent resident of Badhaiyataal Rural Municipality, Lajjawati Raidas is a mother of three children. With no education and no skills in hand, she was compelled to rely on her husband’s income to run her family. It was really hard for her to bring up her three children as the income of only earning member of […]
A Struggling Community Leader
Sita Sunar, 35, has gone through various struggles in her life. Due to the poor economic condition of her family, she could not study more than primary level. Her struggles continued even after getting married as her relationship with the husband did not go well. She used to get physical and mental torture by her […]
Journey From Group Member to Local Body Representative
Mina B.K., 37, had always witnessed hardship in her life. She was raised by her family in extreme poverty condition owing to which she was also deprived of formal education. She continued to suffer economic crisis even after getting married at the age of eighteen. She had to look after medicinal expenses of her unhealthy […]
Fighting Against Violence: Laxmi Nepali
"I am very glad that I am a member and have had the opportunity to participate in various training's and activities that has educated me and that I am able to educate other women. I can speak confidently and I feel am more aware and empowered. I can participate and freely communicate in meetings where people with power are present such as in ward as well as District level response mechanism. I now feel that I am powerful too."
Nepali gearing up to bring change in Badi Women’s life: Ekta Nepali
Ekta Nepali, aged 28 is from Nepalgunj municipality
In the journey of becoming an Entrepreneur:Laxmi Kumari Sunar
Laxmi Kumari Sunar, aged 31 is a member of Bageshwori Dalit Women Group (Kanchanpur).
Pukari Mahara : Inspiring the community towards Sanitation and Hygiene
Pukari Mahara, aged 35, President of Kalpana Dalit Women's group, Siraha
Bridging the lack of access of Madeshi Dalit woman into livelihood schemes: Dulara Pasi
Dulara, now is a confident woman and helps and encourages other women group to become economically active and spreads awareness on the importance of education and cleanliness.
Towards a happier and healthier life: Bulanti Mahara
Mahara is a very active woman and successful in her own ways. She speaks without any fear or hesitation and her members look up to her. She has inspired many other women to learn to make bangle and add a source of income. She says, "I enjoy teaching other women as we share and connect. It gives us a feeling of togetherness and that we have each other's support.