Category Archives: Past Projects

Passive solar housing project in Western Himalayas

Improving the winter livelihood of rural population and setting up sustainable network to disseminate energy efficiency in the cold desert of Western Indian Himalayas. Project Location: Leh and Kargil districts Funding Agencies: European Union, Fondation Ensemble and others Project Partners: GERES (France), LNP, LEHO, SECMOL, ECOSPHERE (Spiti) Duration: 4-year (2008-12) Context Shortage of fuel wood […]

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Learning Income Generation in the Himalayas Together (LIGHT)

LEDeG, in collaboration with GERES, is implementing project LIGHT. The project has different components and LEDeG, along with other local NGOs part of the network, is responsible for the implementation of the activities in different project areas across Ladakh. The project aims at improving the livelihood of the rural population in the Indian Western Himalayas consisting of Ladakh and […]

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Pilot Project for Improvement of Living Conditions of Structurally Disadvantaged Areas of Ladakh through Development of Village-based Micro-Enterprises

Year: 2006 – 2007 Total budget: 2, 50, 000 Funding Agencies: Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Mumbai In order to improve the living conditions of people residing instructurally disadvantaged areas of Ladakh, LEDeG promoted profitable village based micro-enterprises in these areas by making sustainable use of the limited natural resources. LEDeG promoted new methods and techniques […]

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Improvement Of People’s Livelihood In Remote And Mountainous Area Of India

Year: 2006 – 2008 Total budget: 40,622 Euros (23,15,422.00 INR) Funding Agencies: BORDA (Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association), Germany. From 2006-2008, LEDeG successfully completed a project to provide electricity on a sustainable basis, provide drinking water and irrigation, and improve people’s income in the remote and mountainous regions of Ladakh. Aims and Objectives: To […]

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