By Rebati Adhikari
New business ideas are being developed, the numbers of businesses are growing, and companies that are extending support to materialising ideas are also on the rise. Young graduates don’t hunt for cozy corporate jobs anymore; instead, they want to start something of their own. It would not be an exaggeration to say that a new age of entrepreneurship has kicked off with the market being flooded with innovative ideas. Among hundreds of new startups holding a promising future.
Where is it —Dhobighat
Founder- Mingma Diki Sherpa
What is it – Eco friendly shoes made from locally generated raw material called Allo sourced from Sankhusawaba. Paila Shoes is a local initiative started by Mingma Diki Sherpa in 2015.
Mingma Diki Sherpa was working as a communication officer in the development sector. But her heart was set on initiating a venture that would use local resources, generate employment and contribute to the economy. She started Paila Shoes with a savings of Rs 10 lakhs. Sherpa was always keen on fashion and thus was born a brand of comfortable and unique shoes. She exports her shoes to the Czech Republic, Finland, Australia and Taiwan. In Nepal, Paila is located in Dhobighat. You can also buy the shoes online.