What We Support
Battiayo is a women empowerment project in form of a social enterprise. Our core team is 100% women powered and we mainly work together with other women groups and organisations to support marginalized communities in Nepal to earn their livelihood. We encourage various working models to make working more accessible to the women. We give access through our website to other women groups to offer their products to customers abroad, a big obstacle for a lot of good projects in Nepal, for which we don’t charge. All proceeds go directly to the respective women’s group. Furthermore, Battiayo provides additional financial assistance for women to be able to go back to school and finish their degree.
On our website, we have established the option to tip, additional earnings which go directly to the artisans and designers. We will publish, quarterly, how much tip money we have collected and let you know what our artisans and designers are planning to do with the extra money, or what they have already done with it.
At the moment we are running a campaign ‘Buy Now- Receive Later’ and we will donate 80% of our profits for people directly and indirectly affected by the Covid-19 Crises in Nepal. To learn more about how this works click here.
We have also been part of supporting Pedal Against Hunger, organized by Himalayan Single Track (HST). They organized a cycling challenge on stationary bikes to reach 1000km in 24 hours. They did this to raise money for Tato Khana Sewa, the hot food kitchen, which has provided warm food for people who have lost access to any food during lockdown.