Our Projects

The Forgotten Folklore

The Forgotten Folklore project attempts to curate, digitise and document indigenous stories like folktales, stories of history and origin from these communities for it to act as localised AV content for the Anganwadis and schools in the state of Meghalaya and/or well illustrated books in print.

Early Childhood Education

Govt. of Meghalaya

PRIME-Sauramandala Rural Entrepreneurship Fellowship

The Fellowship program is a joint initiative to empower and give opportunities to the local youth to learn and contribute to shaping the future of their communities and the state.

Rural Entrepreneurship x Livelihoods

Govt. of Meghalaya x Rainmatter Foundation

Chief Minister's Youth Centres

The CMYC project plans to set up 20 open learning spaces across rural Meghalaya to provide the youth with a platform to develop their innovation and design skills.

Alternate Education x Skill Development

Govt. of Meghalaya x Project DEFY

Health Energy Nexus

Our flagship program in Meghalaya in public health focuses on solar electrification and equipping 442 health centres across Meghalaya.

Health x Alternate Energy

Govt. of Meghalaya x SELCO Foundation

Climate Resilient Healthcare Facilities

The project aims at village-level participation for developing designs and constructing energy-optimised and climate-resilient health facilities at the last mile reducing. Over the next 3 years, 150 such centres will be built across the state ensuring the wellbeing of both patients - the community and the Auxiliary Nurses and Midwives who run and manage the centres

Health x Alternate Energy

Govt. of Meghalaya x SELCO Foundation

Apiculture Mission 2.0

The Apiculture Mission 2.0 is designed to build on the learnings and success of Apiculture Mission 1.0, to spur initiatives which are integrative with Meghalaya’s biophysical attributes to confer livelihood improvement through gainful employment of the local populace. Sauramandala is a knowledge partner of the mission.

Health x Renewable Energy

Partners: Govt. of Meghalaya, Meghalaya Institute of Entrepreneurship, Department of Commerce & Industries, Department of Horticulture

SALT Farming

Sloping Agriculture Land Technology is a sustainable method of cultivation for sloping lands in high rainfall areas. The goal is to introduce this technique with an aim to ensure sustainable Natural Resources Management and increase the income of these subsistence farmers.

Natural Resources Management x Ecology x Livelihood

Govt. of Meghalaya x Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (CLLMP)

Value Chain Development

A holistic ecosystem approach towards enabling socio-economic growth in rural livelihoods. Energy-efficient built-environment and decentralised renewable energy solutions in addition to enhanced financial linkages and access to Markets.

Technology x Innovation

Meghalaya Basin Development Agency x SELCO Foundation

Model Anganwadi

As part of bringing in localized and sustainable design solutions, the project aims to demonstrate the use of local construction materials, clean energy and eco-friendly building to make spaces for learning, play and nutrition accessible for children.

Technology x Early Childhood

Govt. of Meghalaya x SELCO Foundation