Laxmi Sharma

Ms. Laxmi  Sharma as an outstanding woman entrepreneur recognized with various national and international awards.  She is the proprietor of Laxmi Wood Craft Udhyog (LWCU, the first button factory in Nepal, founded in 1982. Being illiterate and single mother, Ms. Sharma has been successful in setting up an example of a successful woman entrepreneur with her determination and hard work.  Her motto in life is to support unskilled and illiterate people through skill development, “Hope for Survival through Skill Development”.

Ms. Sharma was formally recognized by the government of Nepal as “The First Nepalese Woman Auto-Rickshaw Driver.” The Power to the People Nepal is proud to have her in the team to share her knowledge and experience in motivating women from the marginalized groups in becoming successful entrepreneurs. 

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