Manakamana Saurya Urjah was established to provide solar lights to disadvantaged communities where there is no electricity.

Laxmi Neupane wanted to do community focused work, as her husband was busy looking after his poultry business, and her kids are all grown up. However, Laxmi hesitated to ask her husband for money in order to do her charity work. She wanted to become independent and earn her own income, so that she could help others.

Laxmi is a member of a community forestry group in Chitwan and has been involved in other types of social work. She wants to become a successful social entrepreneur, bringing positive change to her community by creating employment for women in need.