Nithoi Stores encourages solar energy use in the rural communities of Pokhara and promotes clean energy products.

Nithoi Sunar is a young entrepreneur who thrives on bringing positive change to her community. Born into a lower caste, she has seen many hardships in her life. She credits her education for turning her from a shy and insecure girl into a confident entrepreneur.

Nithoi wants to be involved in social work to eradicate the suffering of marginalized people in her community. Through her business, Nithoi has made solar lights accessible to people belonging to lower castes, and her business has given them an opportunity to become sales agents.