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Our Mission: To promote quality education, employment and health care for all people by empowering women, educating children, and building learning centers in underserved communities. Our Vision: We envision a world where women are leaders in their...more
I had a difficult time picking just a few items, they have such a wide range of beautifully crafted products: scarves, backpacks, jewelry, souvenirs - something for everyone. Never did I expect to tear up, while listening to some stories Saheen shared. By buying these...More
Easily the best shop we visited in Kathmandu. Heartwarming, and gives hope after learning about the inequality many women face daily in Nepal. Such a beautiful range of quality, handmade goods, very happy to spend money here. Also the woven yoga mats are gorgeous.
At Local Women's Handicrafts you have the chance to meet some inspiring women, buy high quality and beautiful items, and support a great cause! The woman that owns the store is one of the most selfless and empowered person I know. When you visit the...More
Before you plan your trip to Kathmandu, don't forget to watch the Tedx talk of Nasreen Sheikh. Then you will realise why you shouldn't miss out this wonderful shop.
Shaheen and Chandani gave us such a warm, amazing feeling while visiting their lovely shop. They...More
What a breath of fresh air, Excellent quality crafts and clothes made by local women from local materials using traditional techniques. We were given a personal tour by a passionate young woman. Soooo happy to find this shop!
I had heard about the LWH shop before going to Nepal and wanted to see if it lived up to all the reviews..... It not only lived up to them it surpassed all my expectations. We ( husband and I) payed the first visit early...More
When I first went into the shop I was just curious about the things they sold. But then Saheen told her story and i started to understand so much about life, unfairness, differences, luck and so many more very phylosophical things which are hard to...More
I wandered around Nepal for a while and fell in love with this shop and it's goals. The fact that it is a ongoing project that helps women and gives them fair trade for what they do its amazing. High quality products and now part...More
There Re so many stores in Kathmandu selling the same items. But this beautiful store sells products made by women in need as a way to transform their lives and those of their families.
There are a number of showrooms not just the one on...More