Stories tagged “business”
A little factory in a Himalayan village has spread sweetness to two groups in India: jam-loving gourmets and village women. This is the story of Bhuira Jams and its founder, Linnet Mushran.
The Chhetri sisters teach women the skills they need to work as mountaineering guides for female tourists in Nepal. They’ve also started a skills-building program which they say has a dramatic, transformative effect on many of the hundreds of women who’ve participated.
Workers in Mumbai, India, enjoy a unique kind of fast food: Cooked fresh at home, then rushed to offices and workplaces across town by the “lunchbox men,” dabbawallas. In this story, we follow the journey of one particular lunch.