About Founder

Surendra Shahi

Kanti Marg, Basundhara, 

Kathmandu, Nepal

Artisan Market Nepal(Third World Craft )  was founded by  Surendra Shahi who has over 25 years of experience in engaging in Fair Trade, International Trade , Training on Ecommerce and Export. Earlier in 80s and 90 Surendra Shahi was engaged in several prominent Nepalese fair trade organizations and served in executive positions , involved in micro enterprise development and has successfully run many productions houses, non-formal education for women and schools dropouts. He has served to PEOPLink in USA for a decade in delivering training on e-commerce and helping producers to export. He has trained more than thousands entrepreneurs, organizations in doing ecommerce.

Surendra currently manages  export wings “Artisan Market Nepal” . He is associated with reknown international organizations like Amnesty International, Lions Club and also represents board in several local organizations in Nepal. He served recently as a Convener of Amnesty International Nepal Group 18 from 2014-2015.

Surendra just recently delivered training on e-marketing for women entrepreneurs in Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives and Srilanka from 21st May till 23rd June and trained about 160 women who are doing now ecommerce.