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Due Diligence Note SELCO Foundation v2

DUE DILIGENCE NOTE: Balancing perspectives to keep the mission intact...

Edit Water Report_UCL

Water as a small scale business in low income households...

University-Engagement

Selco has designed flexible innovation workshops to engage with students at different levels...

Thresher Testing Report

This report aims to capture the key findings following testing of small-scale rice threshing machines with local farmers in rural Karna...

The-Grease Revolution

SELCO Foundation has been conducting research and design work into agricultural machinery for small scale farmers in south India since ...

Testing Threshing Machines in Rural Karnataka

This report aims to capture the key findings following testing of small-scale rice threshing machines with local farmers in rural Karna...

Social-Innovation-Toolkit

Social Innovation Toolkit...

Slum Homes Need Assessment_UCL

Setting up a model tent in tuburahalli slum...

SF-Annual-report-2015-16

Since 2015, SELCO Foundation through its 3 community labs for rural, urban and tribal communities has facilitated energy linkages acros...

SELCO Foundation 2013-14_large

SELCO Foundation envisions a socially sustainable society: we seek to create avenues for asset building, enhancement in quality of life...

SELCO-Suryamitra-Award-2016-post-event-press-release

The need for affordable, clean and reliable electricity for the rural and urban poor is undeniable. Despite improvements in grid expans...

SELCO Projects and Impacts

SELCO India is a 20 year old social enterprise that provides customized sustainable solutions to under served communities....

SELCO Policy Review Final 2014

SELCO Policy Group seeks to enable entrepreneurship in the social sector and facilitate energy access for end users by advocating decen...

SELCO India’s proposal for SAGY

The idea of model villages (Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) scheme) envisaged by the central government is expected to be a prominent...

SELCO Foundation Policy 2014-15

The Policy Group within the Foundation is one of the teams charged with plugging the gaps in the ecosystem from a policy perspective ba...

SELCO Foundation Annual Report 2012-13 FINAL

This last Financial Year (2012-13) has been a busy and fruitful year as we expanded our activities, added more staff, and reached out t...

SCENARIO REPORT Compressed Tanzania and Nigeria SELCO-Foundation-3

Access to energy paves the way to appropriate opportunities; a much needed antidote to meet the aspirations of the poor....

Saloni-Presentation

Needs assessment: Kalahandi by Saloni Bedi June- July 2015...

Profiling Assessment-Toolkit

Understanding the needs of communities is the first step towards social innovation....

Problem Assessment Toolkit

A paddy farmer in rural Karnataka facing labour shortage, a household in the Western Ghats of Karnataka discarding their fruit produce ...

Press Release Kannada SELCO SuryaMitra

Press Release Kannada SELCO SuryaMitra...

Press Release English SELCO SuryaMitra

Recognizing the great support extended for financing Solar energy sector by Syndicate Bank  and a well-known mentor in the field of So...

MoM Investor workshop Apr-2015

SELCO Foundation in an effort to encourage investment in Social Enterprises that nurtures sustainable growth, organized the second of a...

MoM Bridging Gaps, Impact Investment Workshop-April-7th-2014

A roundtable on investments for social enterprises was conducted on April 7th 2014 as part of a broader research project conducted by t...

Model Village SELCO

The first part of this toolkit provides an overview of Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, the second part provides examples of model village lo...

Livelihoods EE-survey July-2014-web

Impact of Energy Expenditures on Rural Livelihoods and Possible Interventions...

Light For Livelihood

LED – Light For Livelihood aims at providing practical and effective LED lighting...

Light For Education Report_2012

SELCO’s years of experience on the field have exposed us to the existence of several villages in Karnataka and other parts of south I...

Lemelson Report 2013-14

User-segment specific programs: LFE, Energy centers, Small Scale agricultural machinery, Urban Communities Labs....

Kurubas Needs Assesment

Kurubas Needs Assesment – Sedentary, Semi Nomadic, Nomadic...

Kowdi-EIR

The SELCO Foundation has been working with a group of women to develop their traditional craft of Kowdi into an alternate source of liv...

Investment Roundtable Quotes

Sustainable investing for social enterprises Roundtable 2, April 2015...

Inventors workbook Kannada Version01

Inventors workbook Kannada Version...

Invention-Fair-2016_compressed

Invention Fair is an end of the year showcase of Invention Education and Sustainable Science Labs programs run in 15 schools across Bel...

Invention-Fair-2015-Report

A pilot program introduced in government schools to sow the seeds of  invention in the young minds of children, who will eventually be...

Invention-Education-Facilitators-manual

The science workbook is rolled out in the first phase of the Invention Education initiative...

Importance of Energy Access & Climate Change Mitigation

On 1 October 2015, India submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), including the following targets to be achiev...

IEC Update March 2013

Integrated Energy center’s are solar powered community centers that can host a range of basic services and activities lacking in ...

Housing For Urban Migrants

SELCO Foundation is an open source, not for profit organization that engages in field-based R&D and ecosystem building for deployme...

GIZ Report on Innovation & Replication Support to Energy Entrepreneurs

Through the 2.5 year experience of the SELCO Incubation center, there was a clear understanding that preliminary support to entrepreneu...

GIZ Innovation & Replication Case Study Booklet

With two decades of grassroots level experience, SELCO has built up a database of innovative processes and solutionstechnological, fina...

Financing Review of NSM

In an attempt to make decentralised solar energy affordable in rural areas, the National Solar Mission (NSM) has sought to capitalize o...

FACILITATOR WORKBOOK KANNADA

Facilitator workbook kannada...

Executive summary of Energizing Livelihoods NRLM

The 2011 National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) seeks to enable large-scale poverty alleviation in rural areas. At the core of this s...

Energizing Livelihoods SELCO Foundation Fina

Under NRLP, states have been given the autonomy to create individual plans. The states coordinate with a National level mission monitor...

Electricity Mapping SELCO Foundation 2016

Karnataka is on the verge of achieving 100 percent village electrification, but close to a million households remain without access to ...

Education Lab Annual Report 2015-16 SELCO Foundation

The need for the Education lab is inspired by two core aspects. In the current scenario, these two aspects culminate in the lack of inn...

ECOSYSTEM Development NSM Final

Despite the launch of the National Solar Mission and its ambitious targets for the diffusion of solar energy in India by the Government...

DECENTRALISED RENEWABLE ENERGY SOLUTIONS

More than 80 million households across India — nearly 50 per cent of the country’s population- have little or no access to grid-bas...

CLEAN overview

The Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN) seeks to be a unifying entity with a clear mandate to support and grow the decentralized clean ...

CLEAN Feb 2016

The Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN) seeks to be a unifying entity with a clear mandate to support and grow the decentralized clean ...

Clean Cooking

In urban migrant settlements firewood is the most commonly used cooking fuel. People are from very poor backgrounds that come in search...

Center for innovation for the poor

Center for innovation for the poor is a think-tank that encompasses research and development labs working on substantial solutions for ...

Built Environment Toolkit

To communicate to the target group the Impact of their living conditions on their health, well being and livelihood...

Bridging Gaps May 15th

Social enterprises cut across different sectors such as agriculture, energy, water/sanitation, health, education and so on...

Biogas Report Summary

Through field research and expert interviews, this report seeks to understand the existing conditions- social and technological- that a...

Annual report 2011-12

Now in the second year since its founding, the organization has grown to different advocacy sectors and projects, and expanded its over...

Access, Availability and Adequacy in the Rural Areas of 5 districts in North Karnataka served by HESCOM

Access, Availability and Adequacy in the Rural Areas of 5 districts in North Karnataka served by HESCOM...

24*7 power for all report CSTEP SELCO foundation

Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is a private, not-for-profit (Section 25) Research Corporation registered in...

Impact of Energy Availability and Expenditures on Rural Livelihoods

Impact of Energy Expenditures on Rural Livelihoods and Possible Interventions...

Access, Availability and Adequacy in the Rural Areas of 5 districts in North Karnataka served by HESCOM

This study emerged from a meeting that the SELCO Foundation Policy Group had with former MNRE secretary, Mr. Satish Agnihotri, in which...

SELCO Foundation Policy overview and updates 2014-15

The Policy Group within the Foundation is one of the teams charged with plugging the gaps in the ecosystem from a policy perspective ba...

Scope for Energy Access Interventions: Tanzania & Nigeria – A Scenario Report

Energy is widely acknowledged as a pre-condition to enhance growth-economic and social. Africa is the world’s fastest-growing contine...

Needs assessment, Kalahandi, Odisha

Needs assessment, Kalahandi, Odisha by Saloni Bedi June-July 2015...

Needs assessment in the Kuruba community

Needs assessment  kuruba community  by rasi surana...

3 Weeks Solar PV Course

SOLAR Technician Program Course Module for 3 weeks...

Need Assessment Toolkit

Understanding the needs of communities is the first step towards social innovation....

Roti Rolling Case Study

The solar powered roti (Indian bread) rolling machine is a clean energy solution for a common home-based livelihood in North Karnataka....

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