Aiti has two children. Her artisan talents are knitting scarves and baby blankets. What she loves most is cooking on a real stove and creating master piece meals.
Aiti's talents are knitting and crocheting and being a mother to her baby boy. She loves the technology advances of having a cell phone and talking with some of her family from Nepal, who live in two different states here in the U.S.
Mongali is one of the many talented Artisans. She is involved in many the different items that are designed in the Maya Collection. She is great at helping with translating English to Nepali.
Sita is a fabulous crocheter. She enjoys entertaining in her American home and absolutely enjoys her new found love of American fruits.
In ChandraRai's Nepal village, she cooked on an open fire. She is loving every minute of cooking on a stove and having meals ready at the turn of a knob for her two children.
Yangjen has many talents and enjoys each project consisting of knitting, crocheting, making jewelry and whatever else is needed. She enjoys staying busy and keeping watch over her son and daughter. Her favorite thing since moving to the U.S., clean drinking water and electricity.
Dil Maya has one son and four daughters and doesn't miss a beat. She loves having friendships with her English speaking friends. One of her favorite things in the U.S. is the convenience of air conditioning.
Bhokila's specialty are knitted hats but she can knit just about anything. With one son and six daughters, it's definitely easy to see why she loves the convenience of a washing machine and actually enjoys doing laundry.
In Nepal, bedding consisted of a bamboo bed. Ratna is so happy to get a good nights sleep on a mattress. She has two sons and three daughters, and finds plenty of time to participate as a talented artisan.
Tilu has recently become a U.S. citizen and feels so privileged live here. She is a recent newlywed and will be expecting her first baby very soon. Even with all this in her life, she finds time to hand make beautiful wearable art.
Som Maya is a jewelry craftsperson and enjoys being an artisan. She has one daughter so finds time to fill her days. For Som Maya, air conditioning is her favorite because in Nepal she and her family lived in a bamboo hut.
ChandraSubba is simply elated to be a part of the artisan group and create wearable art for others to enjoy.
Sanchi enjoys having the option of hot and cold running water. With one little boy and a baby on the way, she enjoys her time as an artisan. Her talents are knitting, jewelry and crafting handmade cards.
Nari keeps busy with two daughters and two sons. She is a skilled crocheter as well as a knitter. Mari appreciates many things about the U.S. and especially having a church to attend.
Phul Maya has three sons and is a very talented knitter. She is really enjoying her classes on how to read the English language and learning the language. She always has a great smile on her face.
Purni has many talents and is known for her beautiful cards made of pressed flowers. She has one sone and three daughters and cherishing every moment of learning the English language.
Purni truly appreciates running water in her home, and the convenience of both hot and cold. She has three sons and two daughters and several grandchildren.
Rena has three children and during the day she takes care of her two grand babies. She knits, crochets, and makes jewelry but her specialty is hats. Her favorite U.S. feature is being able to wash clothes in a washing machine.