In Nepal, traditional crafts made by elderly artisans get online spotlight

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    A Nepalese entrepreneur is giving elderly artisans a platform to share their crafts and through that, a renewed sense of purpose. Lorina Sthapit, inspired by her grandmother’s hand knitted socks, founded an online platform called Aji’s to showcase, sell and inform customers about traditional Nepalese crafts. Support us: https://subscribe.scmp.com

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