Meet Shobha – Employee of the Month

Meet Shobha – Employee of the Month
November 11, 2016 Anu Karkie
In Purnaa People

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

Sure.  What do you want to know?


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

Of course I was happy.  But when I expected to be employee of the month, I wasn’t.  Then when I wasn’t expecting it, I was selected.


Who is your favorite actor or actress?

A Nepali actor/actress couple, Sweta Khadka and Shree Krishna Shrestha.  They were married but he died recently of pneumonia and bone cancer.


What is your favorite food?



Favorite color?



What do you like to do with your free time?

I like to relax, watch movies, do nothing.


What is your favorite movie?

Hami Tin Bhai (We Are Three Brothers)


Tell us a bit about your family.

I recently got married.  I live with my husband.  My brother and in-laws are back in the village.


How long have you worked at Purnaa?

About 2 years.


What is your job at Purnaa?

I am a sewer here.


What do you best like to make here?

I love to make tops.


What is your favorite machine?

The Kansai machine.  It is a special machine that can sew 6 lines at a time.  It’s great for joining bands.


Before Purnaa, where did you work?

I worked with Richard and Mary at Free.  (A company with a social mission like ours that merged with Purnaa)


What is something you like the best about working at Purnaa? Here everyone has their own responsibilities and we each get to play our own part in making things.  I also like that I work with my friends.


What is one of your dreams for the future?

I don’t have plans to leave Purnaa.  But if I ever find a good partner, I might someday create my own boutique store. Before I used to tell my friends that I wanted to work independently.  But I didn’t have money.  I told them I would marry a wealthy man.  And now I have. Now my random comment has come true!


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