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FWEAN has been organizing exhibitions at national level for the last 3 years to promote and enhance women entrepreneurs’ businesses. Last year, FWEAN successfully organized the 1st International Women’s Trade Expo, receiving positive feedback and encouragement from all stakeholders and visitors. Building on the success of the 2016 expo, FWEAN will exhibit and continue this work by hosting the 2nd International Women’s Trade Expo 2017, in Kathmandu - Nepal.

The Expo has been organized with the support of TEPC, ILO, CECI - Uniterra and various other sponsors.




The Expo is an opportunity to bring together Nepalese women entrepreneurs in a common platform and showcase their current strength and success to the government and potential buyers; giving then the potential to expand and formalize their business; the opportunity to network with international women entrepreneurs from SAARC countries, and the platform to exchange knowledge about international markets, whilst developing new ideas and partnerships.




  • Platform for women to showcase their goods and services
  • Networking of national and international women stakeholders
  • Wide information of women entrepreneurs data of Nepal
  • Increase FWEAN membership and exposure




Our members comprise of entrepreneurs from different spheres of business within the country and export to various parts of the world:

  • Handicrafts: felt, candle, soap, clay crafts, carpet, garment, incense, etc.
  • Agribusiness: floriculture, honey, pickles, spices, tea and coffee, food processing, organic farming, juice, natural fibre, cotton, cardamom, etc.
  • Services sector: hotel, restaurant, travel agencies, fashion and design, educational institutions, information technology sector, health spa, beauty salon, etc.
  • Trade: electrical goods, IT related products, fashion clothes, interior design, furniture, jewellery, etc.
  • And Media


2nd International Women Trade Expo will take place  from February 14th to 18th, in Tribhuwan Army Officers's Club - Bhadrakali, Kathmandu.


Our Vision

Our vision is to contribute to nation building through socio-economic empowerment of women.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to promote women entrepreneurship through advocacy, networking, information dissemination, capacity building and promotion of women entrepreneurs throughout the country.

About Us

Federation of Woman Entrepreneurs Associations of Nepal (FWEAN) is a non profit organization aiming at representing the collective efforts of Women Entrepreneurs in the economic progress of the nation and decision making at national and international levels.


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