Author Archives: Sabrina Maharjan

Story of a 75-year old Dhan Nani Maharjan from Panga, Kirtipur making bateko dhoop(Nepali incense)

धन नानी महर्जन, ७५ बर्षिया कीर्तिपुर-पाँगा निवासी । पहिला खेतबारीमा काममा तल्लिन । अब सक्नुहुन्न । यस उमेरमा पनि समयको सदुपयोग हुने गरी केही न केही काम गर्न खूब रुचि राख्नु हुन्छ । अहिले कौसीमा थरी थरीका फूलका विरुवाहरु हुर्काउनु भएको छ । त्यही फुल सुकेपछि धूलो बनाई बाटेको धूप बनाउने काम गर्नुहुन्छ । यसले […]

“I have trained over 16,000 people !!! …” – Rajani Rai Chitrakar

45-year-old Rajani Rai Chitrakar started to work since she was 7 years old. Native from the rural part of Dhankuta, Nepal she is the eldest child of her parents. She has 6 younger siblings: 3 sisters and 3 brothers. Rajani’s mother suffered from tuberculosis pre-marriage. And apparently, post-marriage due to heavy physical work and giving […]