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Our Work

Sauramandala functions as an accelerator of impact, co-creating solutions with the community and leveraging the strengths of the local culture & context. We strive to build productive relationships in the community and among stakeholders to enable sustainable impact in the most remote and inaccessible places.

 

We do not act as an implementing agency. We believe in collaborating with organisations that have the expertise to build solutions for problems faced by our partner communities. This idea can be seen reflected in our projects.

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PRIME-Sauramandala Rural Entrepreneurship Fellowship (PSREF)

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

Partners: Govt. of Meghalaya, Rainmatter Foundation

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Chief Minister's Youth Centres (CMYC)

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

Partners: Govt. of Meghalaya, Project DEFY

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Education Fellowship

Developing the human capital in low resource and remote primary and secondary schools through teacher training and set-up of smart classes.

Education

Partners: District Administration (East Garo Hills), Meghshala, SELCO Foundation

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Health Energy Nexus

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

Health x Renewable Energy

Partners: Govt. of Meghalaya,

National Health Mission (Meghalaya),  SELCO Foundation

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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

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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

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

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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

Partner(s): Meghalaya Basin Development Agency, SELCO Foundation

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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

Partner(s): Govt. of Meghalaya, SELCO Foundation

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