Prekshya Saurya Urjah was established to address the load-shedding problem and to light the community with clean energy products by providing access to solar lights.

Mina Mahato is an entrepreneur as well as a social activist. Mina was motivated to start her business because of the minimal risk involved — the products she sells are in high demand. She gives equal time to her business as well as to community development work.

In the past, Mina conducted a three-month adult learning and literacy program for 20 women as well as taught children in her village. She wants to see her community develop and prosper.