Manisha Khadka studies in grade 1 in Sri Ranidevi NI. Ma. Vi (Ranibari). As per her teacher and gift applicant Ms. Shanti Pandey, Manisha lives with her mother and brother. Manisha's mother works a laborer to take care of her children. Manisha's father is remarried and doesn't live with them. He doesn't help the family in any way. Manisha goes to school without a bag. When asked, her mother said that she doesn't have money to even buy her daughter a proper school bag and has to send her with her books inside a plastic bag. Manisha like another student wishes to go to school with a proper school bag and shoes
(School Bag: Rs. 450, School Shoes: Rs 625)
On March 2013, Aashish Joshi has pledged to support for manisha's school bag.