Chakra had to drop out of school at grade 11 due to his family's weak economic condition. At 21, he now runs his own laundry business which is the first ever to be established in Bajura, the far-west region of Nepal.
Thirty-four-old Gita opened a shop after receiving a micro-enterprise training one and half year ago. Now, she no longer has to worry about her family’s basic needs and does not rely on her husband's income. She is confident that she can provide for her children with the income she makes from the shop.
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