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 aimed at developing 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.
This proposed business is run by single women, and Phuntsho aims to empower women and differently abled people by providing employment opportunities, with the hopes that they can one day also lead their own life with their very own ideas.