One of the goals of Get Paper is to serve the community and society in which it operates. Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world with per capita annual income is less than $100. Get Paper is trying to reach the communities through a number of ways and support programs:
  • Employment opportunities for marginalized women
  • Anti-trafficking program
  • Health and Medical Support
  • Fair Trade Guaranteed Products
  • Community Trade Partner of The Body Shop International

Employment opportunities for marginalized women

One of the major objectives of Get Paper is to create employment opportunities for marginalized women, who are facing economic hardship or are socially disadvantaged with limited skills and education. Every year Get Paper tries its best to create jobs for women and it is a matter of great pride for Get Paper that 90% of its producers are women. At Get Paper, it is very important that its producers lead a healthy work-life balance. Therefore, Get Paper has been very dedicated to creating a better working environment for them. Attributes such as fair wage, better working conditions, assurance of…

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Anti-trafficking program

Due to extreme poverty prevalent in the Nepal, Girls trafficking, which is the acquisition of girls by improper means such as deception, force, or fraud, with the goal of exploiting them to other countries, has been one of the biggest social problems of the country. Girls are often lured with the promise of money or better wages and eventually forced to be sex workers or forced labor. Get Paper is working with communities to make girls aware about these trafficking threats. Girls from age 13 to 25 years from various communities are encouraged to form a support group. Awareness program…

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Health & Medical Supports

Nepal is one of the poorest countries of the world. A large segment of its population has limited access to health care supports. Get Paper has been trying to help its producers and community with medical supports they need. Get Paper has been organizing health camps on annual basis for its producers and the community. At the same time Get Paper is also providing subsidies to the medical bills of its producers apart from providing them access to annual health camps.

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Fair Trade Guaranteed Products

Get Paper is a proud member of World Fair Trade Organization and our products have been certified as Fair Trade Products. The World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) is a global network of organizations representing the Fair Trade supply chain. The WFTO operates in over 70 countries across 5 regions (Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America and the Pacific Rim) with elected global and regional boards.

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Community Trade Partner of The Body Shop International

Get Paper is the Community Trade Partner of The Body Shop International since 1989. Community Trade Philosophy of The Body Shop International reflects its avowed practice of trading with communities in need and giving them a fair price for natural ingredients or handcrafts they purchase from these often marginalised countries. As a long term partner of the Body Shop, Get Paper has developed the framework necessary to meet the product standards of The Body Shop.

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