“Our crafts are expressions of courageous women. Inspired by the persistence of those obliterated by violence and abuse.”Bimala Shrestha Pokharel
Higher Ground NepalCafe Bakery/ Community Development/ Crafts
Higher Ground is a company that carries out various services. There’s a Bakery, a Café and a Handicrafts/Jewelry Store, all in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur. There’s also a Non Governmental Social Service Organization by the name of Higher Ground Community Development Nepal. This organization sustains itself from the profits of the three businesses, especially the Handicrafts/Jewelry Store run by Higher Ground in Jawalakhel.
The organization provides skill development training to youth and women at risks. It also provides scholarships to needy children, gives out loans, provides micro-enterprises support, runs anti girls trafficking & awareness programs, provides psychological counseling services to trafficked girls and any others in need of it.
At Higher Ground, our mission is to restore the lives of individuals at risk of exploitation, human trafficking and social injustice through awareness, counseling and socio-economic empowerment.
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