Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Certification

We’re thrilled to announce that Samajik Sip Bikash Udhyog (SSBU) has attained the esteemed Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Certification, a testament to our unwavering commitment to sustainability and ethical textile production.
GOTS stands as one of the industry’s most stringent and comprehensive standards, meticulously evaluating both the environmental and social dimensions of our textile manufacturing processes, assuring that our products meet the utmost ethical, environmental, and quality benchmarks.
Our heartfelt gratitude goes out to our invaluable donor agency for unwavering support from the GLS Future Foundation, both financially and technically, in this remarkable journey. Our sincere gratitude also goes to our Natural color trainers, Mr. Martin Drukenmueller and Mr. Dieter Kaiser, for their expertise and guidance. Additionally, we would like to express our thanks to Ms. Anna Maria Wittmann for her invaluable assistance in coordinating and facilitating all the activities necessary for achieving the GOTS certification.

 

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First Aid training to Staff/ Workers

The Women’s Foundation Nepal recently organized a highly informative and practical First Aid extension Training session for Samajik Sip Bikash Udhyog and our dedicated WFN staff. We were honored to have Dr. Bipin Nepal, a respected expert in the field, as our esteemed trainer for this event. During the training, participants were provided with comprehensive knowledge and hands-on demonstrations of various life-saving techniques. From top to bottom, every aspect of first aid was covered, ensuring everyone felt equipped to handle emergencies confidently.
The training encompassed essential topics such as CPR, choking, bleeding, poisoning, fractures, allergic reactions, and burns. The training was an overwhelming success! Our dedicated staff members enthusiastically absorbed the valuable information and skills shared during the session.
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Bipin Nepal for his invaluable expertise and guidance throughout the training.

   

 

 

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Cataract Surgery performed at Kritipur Eye Hospital!

The Women’s Foundation recently conducted a successful free eye camp in Kathmandu and Kavre district, serving over 1204 individuals with vital eye care services, treatment, and eyeglasses. The camp aimed to provide eye care services to poor people, old age individuals, and those with cataract problems.
In addition to this, the Nepal Netra Jyoti Shang, Kritipur eye hospital performed cataract surgery on 40 individuals over three days. Thirteen individuals received surgery on the first day, followed by 16 on the second day, and 11 on the third day. The remaining 22 individuals with pre-existing medical conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, and other medical conditions will have individual surgery when their health condition improves.
 
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Free Eye Camp 2023 by WFN in Kavre District!

The Women’s Foundation conducted a successful free eye camp in the Kavre district for 2 days, serving over 624 individuals with vital eye care services, treatment, and eyeglasses to those in need. Especially for poor people living in rural areas who may not have access to such services. Cataract problems are common among older individuals so they were also included in the target group for the eye camp.
 
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First aid training

A safe workplace breeds better productivity and avoids preventable losses of manpower. As said, WFN provided all the staff and employees with first aid training to learn to be more conscious of safety in the workplace leading to a reduced number of accidents and injuries. The first aid training includes preventing injury from getting worse, aiding recovery, relieving pain, protecting the unconscious, use of medicine, etc.

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Floriculture (TOT & TOF program)

The floriculture was successful and the outcome of the training was as per the objective of the training. The beneficiaries were provided with festival seeds and tunnels to initiate the project. The growth of the seed was monitored properly till the time of harvest. After the harvest, the outcome of marigold flower, Chrysanthemum, and globe amaranth was highly sold in the Tihar festival from the outlet. The sales of the flower reached more than NRs. 500000 in Tihar festivals from the outlet.
The representatives, Madeleine Jacob and frank from Marie Schlei Association, Germany visited the production site of the Floriculture project. The beneficiaries were overwhelmed to welcome the special guest. the Program was conducted in the presence of Krishna Murari Chaulagain (ward chairman of Melamchi Municipality ward no. 1), Nagendra prasad khatiwada (ward chairman of Melamchi Municipality ward no. 2), Devkumari Chaulagain (President of Women Hub), Krishna Prasad Chaulagain (WFN district representative). Ward members from Melamchi wards no 1 & 2. Also, the staff from WFN. The field of the beneficiaries was visited and a short interview was taken.
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‘Continuous Journey’ a book written by Ms. Kamala Upreti

We heartily Congratulate our President Ms. Kamala Upreti on her recent publication of book, “अविराम यात्रा” We wish you all the best in your future endeavors. The book launching program was organized in coordination with Simal Book Publication at Royal Singi Hotel, kamaladi, Kathmandu.
On this special occasion, different scholars and people attended the program. The program was inaugurated with the presence of the following chief guest, special guests, and other scholars: 

 
1. Mr. Kamal Dhakal: ( Book publisher, Chief of Simal book publication)
2. Mr. Ganga Prasad Uperti: (Honorable Chancellor of Pragya-Pratishthan)
3. Prof. Dr. Hemnath Poudel: ( Nepal Pragya- Pratishthan, Pragya member)
4. Prof. Dr. Sashi Adhakari Raut: ( senior advocate) president of Women’s NGO federation Nepal
5. Ms. Sharda Shrestha: ( First Female Judge of Nepal)
6. Dr. Mr. Ramesh Shubhekchu: ( senior literator and analyst )
7. Mr. Pradeep Pokharel: (Chairman of EOC Nepal and senior Human rights activist)
8. Ms. Shubhekshya Bindu Tuladhar: (editor of the book)
9. Prof. Dr. Mohan Sitaula : (International Nepali literary society)
10. Mr. Sakti Begani : (Social activist and Entrepreneur)
 
Abhiram Yatra’ is a Continuous Journey in English. This book is an autobiography essay about Ms. Kamala Upreti precisely of her life and achievements that she has achieved in her personnel as well as professional life. The book is also focused on her journey, dedication and services relating to the Women’s Foundation. Moreover, the book is solely related to the social work & women’s empowerment and the leadership role of women in the society.
 
                   
 
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