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Nepal is a nation as diverse in languages and customs as it is in landscape. Rainy and tropical lowlands line the southern border, while mountains pierce the northern horizon. The Nepalese are of Indian, Mongolian, and Tibetan descent. 90 percent of the Nepalese people support themselves through agriculture.
Once closed to foreigners — a relatively easy feat due to Himalayan Mountains bordering the north — Nepal has begun opening its doors to neighboring nations. Nepal's industries include textiles, rice, jute, and sugar.
The nonprofit organization Manushi, meaning "energetic woman," was established in 1991 to assist poor, disadvantaged Nepali women. Located...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
Sana Hastakala, which means "small handicraft" in Nepali, is a nongovernmental, nonprofit export organization based in Kathmandu. Sana...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
Mahaguthi markets the handicrafts of more than 1,000 Nepali artisans working in 150 workshops. Most of the artisans are from remote and...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
Lydia Trading is the exporting arm of the Nepal Leprosy Trust (NLT), a nonprofit organization in Nepal. NLT works with people affected by...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
Association for Craft Producers
Association for Craft Producers (ACP) is a nonprofit group that provides design, marketing, management and technical services to low-income...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
Nepal Traditional Crafts Pvt. Ltd.
The offices and workshops of Nepal Traditional Crafts are located in the ancient city of Lalitpur, the City of Fine Arts, in the Kathmandu...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
New SADLE takes its name from "New Skill and Development Learning Experience." New SADLE is a not-for-profit training and employment program...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
Kumbeshwar Technical School
Kumbeshwar Technical School was established to assist socially and economically disadvantaged children in the Kathmandu Valley. KTS seeks to...Their Story and Handcrafted Products
Nepal Knotcraft Centre
Nepal Knotcraft Center trains, employs and empowers socially and economically underprivileged women in Nepal, giving them opportunities to...Their Story and Handcrafted Products