I come from Kathmandu , Nepal.
Laxmi Putuwar, 37 years old lives at Halchowk, Kathmandu. She has been working with Manushi for 20 years. She works in the department of dying and also does handworks like embroideries, appliques, patchworks. She says "Manushi is her first workplace, which gave her an opportunity to work without any pressure' and further adds that she never felt she is less educated".She has learned new skills and got training which has helped her to build economic independence. She loves to learn new things and always wish to learn more about crafts in the future.