Eupel is a passionate 29-year-old agriculturist and team leader of an eight-member group called the ‘Bhutanese Thunder Dragon Horticulturists’. Except for the driver, the other members of the group are all women. The group, based in Thimphu, started farming since last year. Their farming business is focused on dehydrating vegetables in addition to growing organic vegetables.
Through the Loden-UNDP COVID-19 Response Fund support, Eupel and her team will continue drying varieties of vegetables, fruits, and mushrooms using high-tech equipment and start supplying in the market. The team also plans to distribute their products to schools as a part of their social responsibility.