Ms. Phuntsho Wangmo is a Class Ten graduate with ten years of social entrepreneurial experience in production management and export/import business. Phuntsho was named (Cottage-scale) Entrepreneur of the Year 2020. At Japan’s Institute of Community Design, she received training for a project to develop rural enterprises and community entrepreneurial capacity. She completed the Royal Institute of Management’s foundational accounting, costing, and marketing management training in collaboration with the Department of Cottage and Small Industries.
Yaata Noodle is a well-known business and the only locally produced Noodle in Thimphu’s Wangsisina village, Mewang Gewog. Phuntsho intends to revive Bhutanese cuisine’s dwindling legacy. She also plans to export locally-produced noodles in the near future.
Single women run this proposed business, and Phuntsho aims to empower women and differently-abled people by providing employment opportunities, hoping they can one day lead their own life with their very own ideas.