Archive for the ‘agriculture’ Category

Flexibility, Resilience, and READ Centers’ Response to COVID

The flexibility and deft responsiveness to local context and needs that READ Centers in Bhutan, India, and Nepal have demonstrated since the outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic is a strong sign of their resilience and effective local leadership–elements that are crucial for our teams’ longevity and sustained impact in their regions. Nationwide, India and Nepal […]

Nepal Village supports its Library through Turmeric

Imagine you are a rural farmer, like over 80% of the population of Nepal, who relies on the limited crops you can grow on your land to feed your family. You never have a surplus to sell for a profit, so you have no income. You are illiterate, like 43% of Nepalis, which makes it […]

READ Bhutan: Expanding business opportunities for a small country

This is the last of a four-part guest blogger series from MBAs Without Borders‘ Kathryn Svobodny on her 5-month Advisor experience with READ Global. Click here to read the first post. Bhutan is well known for creating the gross national happiness index, which represents the country’s commitment to having a happy, healthy population. When visiting […]

Reaching out to Rural Entrepreneurs

This is the first of a four-part guest blogger series from MBAs Without Borders‘ Kathryn Svobodny on her 5-month advisory experience with READ Global. Imagine that you are an entrepreneur with a high quality, in-demand product, but you can only sell your products to your neighbors. You live in a rural village with poor roads, […]

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