Nagar Mitra Updates

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Coca-Cola recommits increased support to Nagar Mitra Social Enterprise

8 November 2016: Coca-Cola’s President for India and Southwest Asia, Mr. Venkatesh Kini visited HCI’s Social Enterprise Center at Maharajgunj, Kathmandu on Tuesday. On his visit, Kini committed to increase Coca-Cola’s support to scale-up Nagar Mitra- Friends of the City Social Enterprise in the days...

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Nagar Mitra Social Enterprise recycles 1 crore plus PET bottles- Partners celebrating the proud moment together

22 September 2016: The Nagar Mitra- Friends of the City Social Enterprise has been successful in collecting, bailing and sending more than 1,00,51,560 PET (plastic) bottles i.e. around 263 tons for recycling so far. The partners (GIZ, Coca-Coal- Bottlers Nepal, Ganesha Ecoshpere and Himalayan Climate Initiative) maki...

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Jackie Duff’s visit to Nagar Mitra Social Enterprise Center

29 August 2016: The Strategic Project Director of Global Women’s Economic Empowerment at the Coca-Cola Company Ms. Jackie Duff visited Nagar Mitra- Friends of the City Social Enterprise to learn about the possibilities of working together in Coca-Cola’s 5by20 initiative. The Nagar Mitra team presented Duff and other team memb...

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Awareness on Pregnancy and Maternity care to the waste workers

6 February 2016: Nagar Mitra – Friends of the City recently organized ‘Pregnancy and Maternity Care’ awareness program to the waste workers working in Chabahil, Balaju and Batkekopool clusters. This program was organized in association with Midwifery Society of Nepal (MIDSON). Total six didis were benef...

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More than twenty six thousand kilograms of plastic waste sent for recycling

30 January 2016: Total of twenty six thousand two hundred and twenty kilogramsof plastic wastes (PET bottles) were successfully send to a recycling plant (Ganesha Ecosphere) in India by Nagar Mitra - Friends of the City on end of January. Nagar Mitra - Friends of the City is the only social enterprise in Nepal who is legal...

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Representatives from Ganesha Eco-sphere (India) visit Nagar Mitra - PET Bottle Recollection Center

27 January 2016: Mr. Gopal Agrawal and Mr. Prashant Khandelwal from Ganesha Ecosphere Ltd. (GESL), the largest recycling company of India and our partners, had an official visit to Nagar Mitra- Friends of the City office.  Mr. Victor Linden from GIZ Nepal and Mr. Alok Kohli from Coke were also present in the meeting. Prashan...

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Sadbhaw Scholarships distributed to the kids of waste workers

26 December 2015: Nagar Mitra – Friends of the City has been working basically in the four fields (Health, Education, Capacity and Skill building and social recognition) to uplift the lives of Nagar Mitras (waste workers). In order to encourage waste worker’s children to study and attend school, 35 students were provided with...

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Nagar Mitra team members amplify its awareness program

14 December 2015: 35 students from Trinity Co-Education visited Himalayan Climate Initiative Social Enterprise section situated at Maharagunj. The teachers were aware about the Nagar Mitra – Friends of the City program and they desired to educate/aware students regarding the program’s agenda. Nagar Mitra &ndas...