Other Programs | Experiments

Low cost housing program promoting cost effective environment friendly building materials and technologies. PEDO promoted the use of Ferro-cement shells for roofing instead of timber construction.

Bio Gas Program, for providing low cost solutions to the tribal households for a clean fuel for cooking.

Sanitation Program, PEDO worked as a resource agency to support the government initiative of providing low cost toilets to the rural communities across the district.

Community resource persons for promotion of micro-finance in other regions. PEDO has developed a strong team of 600 CRPs which are working with different agencies, including government, in different parts of country for formation of women’s SHGs and also for training of SHG members and leaders in management, leadership and accounts.

PEDO’s trained CPRs has contributed towards propagation of under two of the Major government projects in Rajasthan, i.e. M-Power project in western districts of Rajasthan and Rajasthan Rural livelihood project in southern Rajasthan. CRPs have also worked in the states of Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa.