Oorja: Empowering Rural Communities

Oorja: Empowering Rural Communities

Improve access to clean energy for off grid households.

Other | India | Access to Energy | Biodiversity Conservation

 

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Oorja provides clean energy solutions and biochar to rural Indian off grid communities. Oorja designs builds and maintains easily operable mini power plants that are run by local micro entrepreneurs. The plants transform agricultural waste into reliable and affordable electricity clean cooking gas and natural biochar a soil amendment that sequesters carbon and improves soil fertility in the long term. By turning locally available crop by products into a resource Oorja empowers BoP households and farmers to develop climate resilient agriculture which reduces use of water and fertilizers displace fossil fuels and improve education health gender equity and livelihoods. Oorja s mission is to impact over 1 million people by 2025.

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New Delhi
Delhi, India



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Last Update: Jun 26, 2018 4:44 a.m.

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