October 11: Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF) is all set to expand the market of locally produced handicraft products in collaboration with and Chaudhary Foundation. The government-run project announced the collaboration for the sustainable development of the products of the poor and marginalized people and to help find markets for the products.
The foundation will help in the promotion of strong and managed market for the handicraft products produced by groups formed by PAF. The agreement was signed by Nahakul KC, executive director of PAF, and Nirvana Chaudhary, managing director of Chaudhary Foundation, on Wednesday October 11.
“The objective of the agreement is to promote handicraft products produced by the groups formed by PAF in national and international market as well as organisational development of service centres. This will also contribute to the wish and need of the nation’s sustainable and inclusive economic development by enhancing the skills and abilities of the people involved in the handicraft sector,” read the agreement.
According to the agreement, the handicraft products produced by the groups formed by PAF will be displayed at stalls in Shashwat Dham of the Chaudhary Foundation. The foundation will help in the promotion of the products through the stalls.