Anamika Thokchom, A Women's Entrepreneur on Cake Making & Trainer
Anamika Thokchom is the Founder of Ana Bakes, Ningthoukhong.
Anamika views business as a medium - a solution-providing agency that consciously works for people, not exploitatively against them. Building bakeries has become her means to creating access to opportunity, namely financial independence and social empowerment, for women globally.
Anamika Thokchom knew early on in life that she wanted to be involved in the food industry. Following graduation from the LMS Law College, Chingmeirong, Imphal. Anamika recently began running the Ana Bakes, Ningthoukhong,Anamika has innovatively fused her educational background in communication with her unwavering commitment to bring access to opportunity – for all. Catapulting the launch of Training Program with Shestrong Association. Anamika bound her continued motivation to social enterprise through the simple mantra of, “we can, therefore we must.”
With a background in business creation and administration, technical training, and strategic communication, Anamika leads Shestrong Association’s bakery training team with competence and zeal. Anamika urged the idea of a Bakery training program for 10 to 20 days to be organized by Shestrong Association Ningthoukhong which she was looking for a long time back. Anamika is a strong advocate for all Shestrong Association’s team-members and staff, ensuring that the work-place at Shestrong is one that is equitable, thriving, and supportive.
As the Training Program was very effective, Anamika started her venture by opening a bakery shop, she also makes and sells cake from home as well. Now she hires 2 staff working together in the bakery.
Anamika enjoys summers with her family on Leimatak Hill, Loktak Lake, Keibul Lamjao and enjoying heavy Ice Cream.