PLMF: An Overview
PLMF is established with the name of first Nepalese Women Everest Sumitter and National Figure late Pasang Lhamu Sherpa in 1993 as a non-political, non-profit making, social, national non-governmental organization. The aimed to establish this organization is to standardize the situation of the women and children at high mountainous and hilly region, develop mountaineering and tourism sector, development and empowerment of women in the country, welfare, and support to the mountaineers and their families as well as other people in the peripherals.
One of the achievements of the organization is that the Government of Nepal has just declared Mrs. Pasang Lhamu Sherpa as a National Luminary of the Country. This declaration has been made after nine years of her successful climbing of the Mt. Everest on 22nd of April 2002. She became a 15th and 2nd Women National Luminary of the country.