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RAP 3 Presentations

Third in a series of presentations by RAP3 CONNECT on lessons from the pilot.

Press Release

NCELL are the latest private sector organisation to join the Hamri Didi partnership, offering Hamri Dids the opportunity to add NCELL re-charge goods to their basket of goods.

RAP 3 Presentations

First in a series of presentations by RAP3 CONNECT on lessons from the pilot

Press Release

Four organisations from the development, banking and private sectors are working together to enable women in the Mid and Far Western Development Regions of Nepal to establish small businesses.  This month they came together to deliver training to 400 women entrepreneurs.

Press Release

In an unprecedented move to improve financial inclusion and support economic growth in the Mid and Far West of Nepal, Prabhu Bank Limited (PBL) has taken the bank to farmers’ door steps significantly easing a normally cumbersome and expensive process for farmers.

Press Release

IMC Worldwide wins Collaboration Champion of the Year Award for UKaid funded RAP3 CONNECT partnership with Unilever Nepal Limited
a public private initiative to promote female entrepreneurs.

Press Release

Idea Studio Nepal, a collaboration between academia, the private sector, and the media and development sectors, announces the call for submissions for Season Two.

Press Release

Three organizations from the development, banking and private sectors are joining hands to launch a Programme in partnership to enable 100 high potential women in the Mid Western and Far Western Development Regions of Nepal to set-up small businesses.

External Documents

10 Entrepreneurs from the Mid and Far West of Nepal travelled to Kathmandu earlier this month for the chance to feature on the nationwide TV show, Idea Studio Season 2.

Programme Documents

CONNECT, RAP3’s Business Development initiative, kicked off with a meeting in Doti on 6th June, 2016. Chaired by the LDO of Doti, Mr. Basudev Regmi, the meeting was introduced to the idea of a business incubation centre called the Idea Studio. Part of the Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM), it provides a platform for innovators and experts from academia, the private, technical and development sectors, to transform innovative ideas into successful businesses. From more than 600 ideas in the fields of agriculture, education, information technology and tourism, a total of 35 of the most creative business ideas were selected for mentorship at the incubation centre. Rupesh Krishna Shrestha, Associate Professor from Kathmandu University and the Departmental Director of Idea Studio, explained how Idea Studio invites concepts and ideas to the following address: PO Box 376 Bakhundol, Lalitpur, website: www.ideastudio.org.np phone number: 01-5520374 or contact RAP3 Office in Doti, phone number: 094420233, email: indra.adhikari@rapnepal.com