Manushi is a non-profit non-governmental, Fair Trade organization aiming to support poor, disadvantaged and marginalized people through training, facilitating, and placing them in diverse activities including handicrafts and microenterprise development through micro-credit for the poor. Manushi employs some 35 fulltime salaried producers and 10 full-time staff and works with 1,500 producers from 8 districts around Nepal of which 90% are female. The major products of Manushi are tie-dye which is an art that had almost become extinct in Nepal, cotton textile products, household textile products, knitted products, allo/hemp products, lokta paper, silver and metal ornaments and jewelries, beaded products, silk products, felt products, bamboo products, and banana fiber products. Manushi focuses on natural dyes, which are conducive to a healthy, chemical-free environment.



Contact Details:

Ms. Padmasana Shakya, Chairperson

GPO Box 11385, Kathmandu, Nakkhu, Lalitpur, Nepal

Tel: 977-1-5185350, 5185360, 5185097