One to Watch - Modern-day Baby Clothing

Modern-day Baby Clothing

Article by Aswasan “AJ” Joshi

"Nepal is an import-heavy country—there are no two ways about it. In the wake of the pandemic and the measures that were implemented to control the spread of COVID-19, Nepal saw a slump in import activities. But there has been a steady uptick ever since the lockdown measures were relaxed. While the trade deficit continues to widen, the country, in the recent years, has also seen a spurt in locally produced products—from apparels to home decors and personal care products.

In early-November last year, Kokroma applied to One to Watch (OTW) COVID-19 MSME Fund Nepal. Through the Fund, they were able to get a loan from Laxmi Bank. The Fund will pay the interest for 12 months. Kokroma plans to expand its product range to include older children and mothers."

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