Surya Nepal Asha Social Entrepreneurship Award 2012

Celebrating entrepreneurs who create social, environmental and economic values

Govinda Ghimire, SNASEA 2012

Name:    Mr. Govinda Ghimire

Venture’s Name:  Alternative Herbal Pvt. Ltd.

Venture Location:  Madhyapur Thimi -15, Bhaktapur

Contact: 00977-1-4036359, gpg@info.com.np , www. alternative.org.np

Problem Addressed: Wastage of Nepal’s Bio-diversity and Natural Resources

Solution:  Trainings for Collection, Production and Packaging of Products

Impact:  Around 2558 households in 7 Districts are the beneficiaries

Growth Cycle: Maturation ( 10 years or above of operation )

A packaging site at Alternative Herbal

Sustainability: Completely dependent on local raw materials, producers’ ownership of the business/cooperatives, gives life-skill training to employees and sells their products to generate income to sustain the business.

His words: ” I don’t want producers to face the risks and problems of market reach like I did years ago before I started this venture. So, this is my effort and contribution towards facilitating the market reach for small-scale producers.”

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