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Women In Information and Communication Technology

July 19th, 2007 Comments Off

The web designer working with FTG Nepal is also involved with the group Women in ICT. This group is working towards the goal of “Promoting participation of women in Information and Communications Technology”. Women in ICT here in Kathmandu is currently running a class in the mornings from 6am-8am (offices typically open here at 10am) [...]


My Office

July 17th, 2007 2 Comments

At FTG Nepal, I’m working in their meeting room which is great because I have lots of room (not to mention a ceiling fan ). I have had no problem using the laptop I brought – in fact they have a powerbar that lets me plug in the laptop without any sort of adaptor (the [...]


Maf Garnoush

July 15th, 2007 Comments Off

Maf Garnoush in Nepali for “Apologies” – and I meant to get the FTG Nepal staff picture up with names about five days ago…so maf garnoush for the delay. The Fair Trade Group Nepal staff; from left to right: Nina Shahi, Bijay Munankarmi, Sabina Singh, Ashish Ashikari, Radhika Maskey and Raj Kumar Shukla. Nina is [...]


First Day

July 13th, 2007 5 Comments

After arriving in Nepal, I went for a lovely lunch with the local CECI staff and then had a chance to visit their offices and meet the rest of the staff. Everyone is wonderful, and it was great to begin to meet my colleagues in Nepal. I started some of the excellent orientation sessions, but [...]