SELCO Foundation believes that there is a strong correlation between sustainable energy and inclusive development. Quality access to these basic needs and services can be catalysed via sustainable energy. SELCO believes that this helps bridge social and economic disparities.
Systematically identify diverse needs of the poor, understand and define the role of sustainable development, poverty alleviation and decentralized energy
Create and deploy innovative solutions that positively impact livelihoods, health, well-being and education towards alleviation of poverty
Foster the development of enabling conditions or an ecosystem through holistic thought processes in technology, finance, entrepreneurship and policy
We design and deploy solutions which keep end-user at the centre, end-users as co-owners of the problem, innovators, partners and investors
We innovate on financial and social models that drive for decentralisation, ownership and improved value capture at the last mile
We create enabling conditions for innovations to scale and recognize the need to build cross sectoral and interdisciplinary programs/collaborations at multiple levels
We lay emphasis on on-ground implementation driven learnings and evidence building
Strategies for adaptation- all those responses to climatic conditions that reduce vulnerability- is an integral and urgent part of overall poverty reduction strategies. Using the lens of Sustainable Energy, strategies for climate action and inclusive development can be delivered synergistically.