Lily Thapa

Ashoka Fellow
Nepal
Fellow Since 2003

Citation

This profile was prepared when Lily Thapa was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2003.
Introduction
Lily Thapa helps to bring widows, many of whom are young wives of casualties in Nepal's seven-year insurgency, out of isolation and dependency in their husbands' homes and connects them with each other in groups that are building their economic and political strength throughout Nepal.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

Updates

Featured in Rippling: How Social Entrepreneurs Spread Innovation Throughout the World, by Bev Schwartz (2012)

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