Ashoka Fellow
Nepal
Fellow Since 1989
    This description of Meera Bhattarai's work was prepared when Meera Bhattarai was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1989.
    Introduction
    Meera Bhattarai is helping low-income women to develop high margined products to sell domestically and internationally. With these margins, she is demonstrating that it is possible for employers to provide a wide array of fringe benefits not common in Nepal today.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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