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Nepalese woman wins business prize, wows market at international fair

One of the top business awards given by Nepal’s business community went to a woman entrepreneur who dreamt of becoming an employee but ended up as an employer instead. Sharada Rijal, who owns and runs her company called Milan Garments, … Continue reading

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A woman-led Philippine company pioneers in Asia-Africa technology cooperation

A shipbuilding project in Ghana, West Africa, involving a woman-led Philippine company, has been implemented with the training of Ghanaians at a shipyard facility in General Santos City, Mindanao in Southern Philippines. A first-ever interregional technical and economic cooperation, the … Continue reading

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A success story: skills training brings hope, self-worth to women in rural communities

Busy with cross-stitch work, a group of mothers in their early twenties to late thirties engage in hush-hush talk about problems of family life and how they are coping with it. In the background, cries of babies being given nutrition … Continue reading

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Local government units support women’s economic empowerment, small business start-ups

The participation of local government in the economic empowerment of women, particularly in developing their capacity to engage in livelihood activities, is an important factor in building sustainable and transformative communities. Women have embraced the triple bottomline concept in nurturing … Continue reading

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Information communication technology keeps women in micro, small enterprises engaged in markets

A number of women in micro and small enterprises from selected developing countries across Asia have realized life-changing results from their involvement in the economic empowerment global project of Unifem (now UN Women). The project has provided training courses on … Continue reading

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Natural Shampoo

A Philippine company, Gandang Kalikasan Inc., offers to supply natural shampoo and body wash for kids. Available fragrance are: yummy scented ocean apple for girls and tangerine thunder for boys. The products are available in 200-ml bottles. Prices and other … Continue reading

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Natural Health Drinks

A Philippine company, JBM Food Products, offers to supply natural health drinks. Available flavors are: moringa pandan, bignay calamansi and guyabano calamansi. The products are available in 350-ml bottles. Prices and other terms of trade will be discussed directly with … Continue reading

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Clutches

A Philippine company, Aranaz Accent on Accents, offers to supply clutches. The products are available in different designs, sizes and colors. Prices and other terms of trade will be discussed with interested parties. Aranaz Accent on Accents #344 Robinson Circle … Continue reading

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Floor Lamps

A Philippine company, Hacienda Crafts CompanyInc., offers to supply floor lamps.  The products are available in different designs and dimensions. Prices and other terms of trade will be discussed with interested parties. Hacienda Crafts Company Inc. Hacienda Sta. Rosalia Manapla … Continue reading

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Filipino women bat for sustainable agriculture through research and development

Women in farming communities and leaders from various sectors of Philippine society recently joined an open dialogue on the role of women and their contribution in agriculture.  Theme of exchange of ideas and experiences was “Women in Rice Farming”. The … Continue reading

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