WEAN Multi Purpose Cooperative Ltd.

Woman Entrepreneurs Association of Nepal (WEAN) Multipurpose Co-operative was established in 1991 under the Co-operative Act of Government of Nepal, by a group of passionate enterprising women who wanted to support the economic and social empowerment of Nepalese women. Thus WEAN Multipurpose Co-operative was established as the first organization in Nepal to market merchandise produced by Nepalese women living in the urban and rural areas. The Co-operative currently has a total of two hundred forty members from various districts of Nepal. The basic objective of WEAN is to help women producers come to the forefront of economic activity by marketing their products and assisting in the sale of their merchandise. Besides marketing, it also conducts regular skill upgrading trainings, counseling and monitoring with relation to all production activities, helping members to participate in domestic and international exhibition / Trade fairs, marketing handicraft and food products locally and internationally, provide saving and credit facility to its members.