Prayas- A VER project for the rural communities in Uttarakhand(ID: 103000000009194)
Society for the Upliftment of Villagers and Development of Himalayan Areas (SUVIDHA)
The Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Society for Upliftment of Villagers & Development of Himalayan Areas (SUVIDHA), Nav Nirman Samiti (NNS), and Sanjeevani Vikas Evam Jan Kalyan Samiti (Sanjeevani) are based in Uttarakhand state of INDIA. The NGOs are working in the area of environment, poverty alleviation, unemployment, health and literacy among the rural families of Uttarakhand State, India.
The main objective of the project is to provide i) Improved Cook stoves and ii) Biogas units (Deenabandhu Model) for Himalayan rural households of Almora, Bageshwar and Nainital districts of Uttarakhand State, India, where the NGOs are working. These technologies will replace energy inefficient methods of cooking thereby reducing GHG emissions that contribute to climate change. The project will also address sustainable development of the communities in the project boundary.