Sonika Manadhar is a computer engineer turned entrepreneur. She links female electric bus drivers with low-interest loans. Her team developed a system that uses digital tokens to close the trust gap between lenders and borrowers, by using these tokens women would be able to apply for micro loans from organisations.
Sonika wants to prove that a fintech female founder can really talk about solving global grand challenges such as climate change and air pollution.
“We really want to see how to convert the diesel or petrol vehicles to electric and bring more micro entrepreneurs in this sector. So that, this sector is really driven from the bottom up right, really being the climate ninja that they are right now and solving the global challenges,” says Sonika.