Womens Skills Development Organization

Womens Skills Development Organization (WSDO), based in Pokhara, is a Fair Trade Organization which has been working as a non-profit organization and income generating program for economically disadvantaged, disabled, abused, widowed, divorced, single, and outcaste women in rural Nepal since 1975. WSDO provides them with free vocational skills training with employment opportunities after the completion of the training, which help the women become self supportive and economically empowered. WSDO ensures production processes that minimize environmental impact by using local, raw materials and eco-friendly dyes. WSDO makes a wide range of handmade bags, toys, cases, purses, footwear, and kitchen and household accessories.