Skin Care Products

Below is the case study for Touch Nature Pvt. Ltd. in Nepal.

Project nameTouchNature Pvt Ltd
Date case study completed30.12.2010
Contact for more informationFor more information on this project contact the TBN office at
Background, purpose and progress to date
What was the problem / opportunity?To improve marketing and increase sales
To find some help to improve our infrastructure
What is the Project's vision?To create jobs for single mothers
To take care of their children and to enable them to be educated.
How is this vision to be achieved?By providing jobs through manufacturing of handmade natural skin and body care products
What progress has been made to date?So far, we are providing jobs for about 50 people
All the children go to school
We are still facing marketing challenge due to the difficulty in European economy
When will the project be self funding, i.e. cost covered by earned income?It is also self funded, the projects are mainly supported through export and local sales
What has been the direct and indirect impact of the project to date?To enable 50 and more staff to have stable employment and have provided jobs to at least another 80 more.
At least 50 children are educated through our existence.
Specifically, how many FTE jobs have been created or sustained? 50 direct
How much direct and indirect investment has been made to date?US$200,000
Lessons learned
What lessons have been learned? What do you know now that you wish you knew at the outset?
Expansion and replication
What are your plans to expand or replicate the project?I see the need to increase marketing beyond Europe before thinking of replicating the project.
How many FTE jobs do you expect to have been created or sustained in 3 years?Another 30-50 more.
What help do you need to achieve your goals?More marketing avenue
Could this project be replicated by others elsewhere? What would be needed to do this?I am not sure as the marketing scope is not wide enough.
Are there documents to aid replication in the TBN resource library?

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