Renewable Energy for Rural Development

Solar Powered Tribal Habitations

Started in 2016

H D Kote

Building Human &
Social Capital

Community centric


Improving the living standard & creating opportunities to enhance socio-economic status of tribal habitations through solar power

5 Tribal hamlets powered by solar installations

Kanthana Hadi

Year : 2020

38 Solar installations

100% Solar Electrification of the tribal hamlet benefiting all 21 families

A Handloom Unit set up as a rural social business unit is run and managed by tribal women towards women employment & empowerment


Year : 2019

51 Solar installations

Creating equity through access to electricity and socio-econonomic empowerment through Ragi Processing Unit run and managed by tribal women

Chikkabaragi Hadi & Vaderahalli Hadi

Year : 2018

100% Solar Electrification of the tribal hamlet benefiting all 33 families

Light at night has enhanced the living standards of tribal families, allowing them more productive time for learning, earning & recreation.

Sustainable Development through Community Owned Solar Power

Watch Story of Cheluva, a young tribal repairing and managing solar equipment in 3 tribal hamlets

Stories of Change

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Meet the first generation STEM students

VTCL Girls are breaking the stereotypes associated with tribal girls taking up technical streams by becoming the very first generation in their families to continue education in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM).