Unilever Nepal Limited, Bottlers Nepal Limited and Prabhu Bank Limited have come together to deliver training to 400 women entrepreneurs.
To date, 400 women in six districts in the Mid and Far Western Development Regions have been appointed as Unilever Hamri Didis, in partnership with RAP3 CONNECT. The ‘Hamri Didi’ initiative appoints women as direct-to-consumer sales agents, aiming to empower underprivileged women as change agents within their communities by providing them with knowledge on health and sanitation and sustainable income generating opportunities.
Bottlers Nepal Limited (BNL), authorised bottler of The Coca-Cola Company, has joined the partnership to sell their products through his vibrant network of women micro-entrepreneurs. In addition, BNL has provided all 400 Hamri Didis with 5by20 training - 5by20 is the Coca-Cola Company's global commitment to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women entpreneurs by 2020.
200 women from RAP3 core districts Dailekh and Jumla attended training in Nepalgunj last week, receiving a certificate of completion from Director, Nepalgunj NRB on 11 May and 200 women from RAP3 core districts Achham, Bajura, Dadeldhura and Doti are in Dhangadhi from 16 to 17 May, participating in a graduation ceremony on 18 May.
The women received UNL and BNL product and sales training, BNL 5by20 training, financial literacy training and guidance on business registration.