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Meet Abina: Employee of the Month

by Anu Karkie

Ethical manufacturing - women empowerment Nepal

This week I interviewed Abina Rai, a very shy and kind employee whose lovely laugh really cheers up your day. She was chosen as employee of the month because of her great attitude and dedication to her work.

Good morning , We want to get to know you a bit better. Are you willing to share about yourself today?

Yeah, sure. I’m excited.

Well, Congratulations! You were the Employee of the Month! How did you feel when you found out you had won the award?

Thank you! (laughter) I was shy and at the same time I felt really happy.

Who is your favorite actor or actress?

Rajesh Hamal and Rekha Thapa . I Love Rekha Thapa because she always plays a courageous female role in her movies.

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Abina's Sewing Team

What is your favorite food?

Daal, Bhaat and Pickles.

Favorite color?

Dark brown.

Before Purnaa, where did you work?

I didn’t have any work before. Purnaa is my first workplace.

What is something you like the best about working at Purnaa?

I think it would be better to say that Purnaa is a blessing for me! I like how members are treated equally by sharing love and support and the working environment is very good. The services like Medical and Educational support has really helped my daughter and I like the idea of how every member’s birthday is remembered and celebrated and I really LOVED and am grateful for the Christmas party we had!

How have you changed as a person since working here?

I have learned to walk with time and also learned that it is very important to understand other’s feelings before speaking .

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How long have you worked at Purnaa?

About 3 and half years.

What is your job at Purnaa?

I am sewer here.

What do you most enjoy sewing here?