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Liter Basar

How Arunachal entrepreneur Liter Basar found sweet success in baking

From delighting the indigenes of Delhi with home-baked cakes to owning a successful dessert store in Itanagar, Liter Basar has come a long way. Perhaps, we may call her the Martha Stewart of Arunachal

New Delhi: The secret to a successful business, especially one that deals with food, is mastering the craft. Liter Basar definitely has that part covered. From her days delighting the indigenes of Delhi with home-baked cakes to owning a successful dessert store – LIBA Café and Patisserie – in...

Van Dhan Vikas Kendra

How these women in Manipur are successfully making candies from wild fruits

At least 3,300 women in Ukhrul are being trained on making various products, especially candies out of wild fruits that are easily found in the jungles

Ukhrul: Manipur is blessed with a rich biodiversity and natural resources that need to be nurtured with care, and people in the state preserve and value these resources. This time around, some women in the hill district of Ukhrul are showing the way on how the wealth of the forest can enhance the livelihood and economic condition of society...

Easternlight Zimik

Amid gloom, Manipur designer’s success story will uplift spirits

Easternlight Zimik, a budding Mumbai-based fashion designer from Ukhrul district, is proving that one can find solace and satisfaction in life by following dreams

Imphal: During these times of doom, gloom and despair amid the global coronavirus crisis, here is a story of a youngster from Manipur who has made it big in the world of fashion. His story could rekindle our faith in life and hard work one more time...

Subhayu Sen & Rupak Debnath

How 3 startups from Tripura tasted success with the 'Power of 2'

#TwoIsCompany: On EastMojo's 2nd anniversary, here's highlighting a few start-ups from the state founded by 2 people; hence displaying the positive 'power of 2

Agartala: The ‘power of two’ is wonderful. When two individuals join hands and set out on a journey for change, simplest of things can be turned into extraordinary. As EastMojo turns two, we bring to you success stories from Tripura entrepreneurs where two people came together, started an enterprise and tasted success...

Darick Ranjan Deka

Plan your worst, keep backups: Meeting Assam’s serial entrepreneur

Darick, unlike some, believes in healthy competition. He feels the outcome of competition between two parties is always growth for both the parties.

You cannot talk about entrepreneurs who have dedicated their lives to transforming the sports industry in Assam without mentioning Darick Ranjan Deka; a serial entrepreneur out of Guwahati. Most entrepreneurial journeys begin with people having a deeply-rooted passion for change, and ...

Latika Sarkar

The COVID days have changed the lives of people all over the world, so as the lives of the farmers. Stepping in to the scenario of rural Assam, and picturising such a story from our fields in Boitamari Block, Bongaigaon District, Assam, Latika Sarkar Baideu from the village Jalakhata, shared her journey from pre COVID to the recent days.

Baideu (women farmer) has been engaged with livelihood activities as agriculture, livestock rearing and weaving from the past few years, but just in the household level.Her family was mainly dependent on daily wage labour with an annual income of Rs. 10,000 approximately...

Ranjita Pegu

Finding ways of earning these days is a very tough job for many, but not for those who dedicate themselves. This is the story of Ranjita Pegu Baideu of 1 no. Namoni Cherpai village of Ujani Majuli Block of Majuli district, Assam.

Ranjita Pegu, a house maker who lives in a joint family of 9 members is a ‘female farmer’ who engaged in agriculture from a long ago. But that’s not sufficient for her everyday expanses. In 2018 she joined a SHG named Banarjee Mahila formed by the initiative of NRLM in her village. She...

Mukuta Hojaisa

The COVID 19 pandemic has affected every aspects of human life. Livelihoods being an important aspect have been largely affected especially to the rural communities. In spite of the challenges, a women named Mukuta Hojaisa has continued to inspire more Women Farmers in their locality. The case study will help us understand her whole journey during and post lockdown.

Mukuta Hojaisa, a resident of Kothalguri Village in Karbi Anglong District, Assam is one of the active member of Majangdi PG. She is the book keeper of Kothalguri SHG and President of Dhansiri Cluster Level Federation (DCLF)...