SESTA DEVELOPMENT SERVICES SDS


Established to provide practical and customized solutions to communities, NGOs, Government organization, corporate, CSR organizations, Farmers Producers Organisations (FPOs) and other developmental organizations for effective implementation of development projects in North Eastern States. SDS provides support in capacity building, organization management, monitoring of operations, Human Resource development, Survey, research and documentation


CORE VALUES

Excellency, Integrity, Honesty, openness and Accountability .

MISSION

To bring together the experiences of development practitioners for enabling client to address basic inequalities in Northeast India.

RESOURCES

We have a pool of in-house expert in different field such as livelihood, capacity building, institutional building, HR, research..

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Training on 'ToT on Basics of Livelihoods'

Client: Northeast Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP), Ministry of DoNER, GoI

Area: Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura

Assignment: Designed training manual for Training of Trainers on Basics of Livelihood. 13 numbers of training events were conducted across 4 states of Northeast and around 372 NERLP project staffs were trained.

Testimonials:

"In this training the concept of livelihood is clear to us, we understand how to manage and develop livelihood plan with community"

"Excellent participatory method for conducting training was done here"

"I become more confident, more equipped with better knowledge, so it will become more easy to let the villagers understand and to implement it"

Training on 'Preparation of Business Pan'

Client: Northeast Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP), Ministry of DoNER, GoI

Area: Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura

Assignment: Designed training manual and conducted 13 numbers of training events were conducted across 4 states of Northeast and around 372 NERLP project staffs were

Testimonials:

"This training was helpful for my own business too"

"Training was interesting and meaningful"

"The first ever training attended on business plan and is of great help in preparing a complete business plan"

"The experience were very enriching resource persons were learners friendly"

"I really had a great experience in the field of business plan"

Training on Self Help Group Promotion

Client: Mizoram State Rural Livelihood Mission (MzSRLM), Aizawl

Area: Mizoram

Assignment: Designed and conduct 15 days residential training programme of more than 100 Community Facilitators (CFs) of MzSRLM working area so that they could help the mission in extension of its works

Training of Master Book Keepers

Client: Mizoram State Rural Livelihood Mission (MzSRLM), Aizawl

Area: Mizoram

Assignment: Designed and conducted training for all master book keepers of MzSRLM project area so that they could further assist Self Help Groups (SHGs) to proper maintenance of Books of accounts.

Training on Preparation of Micro Credit Plan (MCP)/ Livelihood Plan

Client: Mizoram State Rural Livelihood Mission (MzSRLM), Aizawl

Area: Mizoram

Assignment: Designed and conduct training programme for project staff on how to prepare micro credit plan for Self Help Group.

Formation of Farmers Producers Organisations (FPOs)

Client: Assam Agriculture Competitiveness Project (AACP) funded by World bank in 2012-2015

Area: Assam

Assignment: Promoted 15 agriculture basedFarmers Producers Organizations (FPOs) and 10 Fishery farmers Producers organisations across four districts of Assam, in partnership with Deloitte under Assam Agriculture Competitiveness Project (AACP) funded by World bank in 2012-2015

Developing Pig Production Cluster

Client: Seven Sisters Development Assistance

Area: Assam

Assignment: Provide technical support to Seven Sisters Development Assistance to develop pig production cluster in Kamrup district of Assam, the project was funded by Tata Trust, Mumbai

Developing Fish Production Clusters in Tripura

Client: Northeast Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP), Ministry of DoNER, GoI

Area: Tripura

Assignment: Provide technical support to NERLP to develop two fish production cluster in Tripura by building capacity of the farmers setting up hatcheries for quality seed production and assist in setting up fish feed mill.

Conducted Survey on Micro, Cottage and Khadi village Industries

Client: Centre for Micro finance and Livelihood (CML), Associate organisation of Tata Trust, Mumbai

Area: Assam

Assignment: Conduct a survey for Centre for Livelihood and Microfinance (CML), Guwahati on “Data collection on Micro, Cottage and Khadi village industry of 27 districts of Assam covering entire 219 RD blocks” at Bongaigon and Chirrang districts of Assam.

Fishery Sub-sector study

Client: Northeast Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP), Ministry of DoNER, GoI

Area: Tripura

Assignment: Conducted fishery sub-sector study at West Tripura district of Tripura to understand gap in production technology and scope for promotion of fish production cluster.

Girls Survey

Client: Naandi Foundation

Area: Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland

Assignment: Collection of 6000 sample across 4 states of Northeast to understand the adolescence girls status.

Skill Development Training under PMKVY

Client: B-able, New Delhi

Area: Assam

Assignment: Conducted skill development training in partnership with B-able, New Delhi.

  • Climate change adaptation strategy formulation
  • Climate change resilient livelihood promotion.
  • Integrated Natural Resource Management (INRM).
  • Watershed Management.
  • Environmental Impact Study
  • Environmental audit