SCALE (Society to Create Awareness Towards Life & Environment) is a social service organization created in 2002. Their primary objective is to promote environmental programs, as well as vocational training and primary health care for the India’s underprivileged. The organization is active in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, NCR Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Karnataka, though IDRF’s partnership with SCALE has been fairly limited to Uttarakhand.
IDRF Partner Since: 2013
Focus: Ecofriendly Development
Location: Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand
Project Title: SCALE Solar Project
IDRF’s current partnership with SCALE is focused in an effort to introduce and integrate affordable solar power as an alternative energy source in rural Uttarakhand. In order to execute this project, SCALE is training locals to produce solar powered products such as lamps, and other lighting systems, in order to spur economic activity, and ensure the sustainability of the efforts.