Honouring unsung heroes


The first ever award to recognise Nepali social entrepreneurs who create value for people, planet and profit, Surya Nepal Asha Social Entrepreneurship Award (SNASEA) draws attention to the hidden heroes in our society. Ten candidates, two of whom are featured here, have been shortlisted for the award this year. The award ceremony will be held on March 28, in which five winners will be honoured. Since its inception, the number of applicants has been increasing every year, with altogether 119 entries for this year. SNASEA is sponsored by Surya Nepal Pvt Ltd and organised by ChangeFusion Nepal. DIPAK PRASAD KOIRALAVenture: Junar Kendriya Sahakari Sangh Sector: Agriculture Location: Basheswor 6, Sindhuli Coming from a family of farmers, Dipak Prasad Koirala was well aware of the hardships that farmers from Sindhuli had to face to earn a living. This cooperative commercially produces, processes and markets sweet orange (junar). It focuses on improving the socio-economic standards of junar farmers, developing and extending market networks of junar products, and shares technical and administrative knowledge and expertise with the farmers. With its partnership with the government, private sector and other cooperatives, it has established a value chain model from farm to market, which helps farmers earn a fair living. Currently, the cooperative represents 7,500 households, 48 local level cooperatives, two district level cooperatives and one central umbrella organization.

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Date: 2014-05-23
Honouring unsung heroes

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Date: 2014-05-23
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