Tibetan Handicraf & Paper Pvt. Ltd. manufactures and exports handmade Lokta paper and its products. It began providing quality services to its valued customers in 1995 under the name Tibetan Handicraft Industries and since 2006 under its current title. Tibetan Handicraft & Paper supports a sister institution, Samten Memorial Education Academy, to provide quality education for free for our employee's children and at an affordable rate for other students in the area.
We produces 100% Handmade product from Lokta Paper, and remain ever dedicated to our nearly 100 employees in Kathmandu and the hundreds of families across Nepal that produce the paper we use. We are also proud that the majority of employees are women.
Lokta paper is fine textured, strong, heat resistant, and durable. The paper has a rough but attractive deckled edge. In ancient times the paper is used for writing Mantras, Sutras, and Buddhist epics... Read more »
Through the production of a wide variety of high quality handmade lokta paper products, we aim to improve the Nepalese standard of living in rural and urban areas by providing low-income families meaningful employment opportunities... Read more »
A Broad Base
The company was established in 1995 by three cousins from Dolkha District—Nima Sherpa, Nimto Sherpa, and Samten Lama—who sought to ensure that villagers like themselves could have a better livelihood… Read more >>
Tibetan Handicrafts & Paper supports community-based development from the bottom up by providing work and education that empowers marginalized families around Nepal... read more>>
In addition to providing work through our company, we have built roads in rural areas of Nepal to provide better access, supported rural schools by paying teachers’ salaries, and we provide scholarships to our sister institution
Samten Memorial Education Academy in Kathmandu. After the 2015 earthquake, we also provided support to many of the thousands of victims in need.