Entrepreneurship has its own thrills. For Harish, entrepreneurship implies long-term stability. India and Bharat Together’s Margshala program was designed originally for the youth of Pithoragarh to get exposure to various career options. Young people today Read more…
While Margshala continued, Kishore also started getting into his trekking venture, motivated by his own passion and Margshala mentors. The lockdown has devastated and transformed lives, but it could not destroy dreams and hopes. Kishore has also started renting out a vehicle for tourist expeditions. His entrepreneurial nature has motivated him to expand his venture and realize that dreams can come true for the mountain youth.
It was the plight of the handloom weavers of Himachal who had begun losing market access and income that inspired Kiran Thakur to come up with HimalayanKraft. HimalayanKraft is an e-commerce venture based in Himachal and neighbouring states and directly involves the weavers.
On Sunday, 26th of July, 2020, we had our team member and youth mentor, Purabi Sarkar, who has worked in the hills for a long time, speaking to the young students of Margshala. Her talk aimed at providing the Margshala youth with information about various livelihood opportunities in the hills and how life in the hills can be bettered despite its challenges.
Buying packaged food items like Soan Papdi, Gajak or Gur Patti from multinational or national companies has always been a norm for us, we have grown up doing that. But won’t it be amazing if a local company that you trust starts producing them and you know it is of good quality?
This is the narrative of Seema Prasad from Mysuru, Karnataka who has effectively figured out how to diminish the use of plastic from our everyday life. Her response to plastic is the inconceivable bottle gourd.