Success Stories

Nettle weaving in the remote areas of central Bhutan

Posted on: June 30th, 2016

One of the twelve women whose life changed after the nettle project is a mother of four, Aum Tshendu. She says her life has improved and has become so much better due to the nettle project. She works full time with nettle, weaving away to provide and educate her family.Every six months she is able to earn around 50 to 60 thousand with the help of the nettle project. Now she owns a shop, her sons have graduated and her youngest daughter studies in the twelfth grade at Tenzin School (private) in Paro. She also got opportunities to receive training outside of Bhutan, giving her more experience and knowledge in her business.