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Venture’s Name: Hydro Solutions Pvt. Ltd
Venture’s Location: ThuloBharyang, Swayambhu-15, Kathmandu, Nepal
Contact: 00977-1-4434003, 00977-9801021222, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Problem Addressed: Donor dependent non-sustainable nature of development activities in Nepal, and especially in the energy sector in rural Nepal.
Impact: Employment , local infrastructure development like rural electrification, rural roads and bridges, drinking water and irrigation schemes, health facilities, local skills development, empowerment though ownership (shares to the community based companies), local market development, reduction in deforestation by supporting community forestry.
Growth Cycle: Adolescent ( 5 to 10 years of operation)
Sustainability: Joint collaboration and ownership with the community and Nepal Electricity Authority and India being their main customers.
Own Words: “ I am a social entrepreneur who measures his performance not only in profits and returns but also in positive returns to the society.”