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Bringing Low-Cost Solar Energy to Village Households in Rural Sindh

How do villagers adapt and purchase small-scale solar technologies? hat vital components should a development programme address to make rural electrification successful? How can modern technology TV, lights, fans – be coupled with Millennium Development Goals (MDG)? Location The village Oan is located 19 km northwest of Nagar Parkar in District Tharparkar Sindh. Unlike most [...]

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Khuda Ki Basti-3: Solid Waste Composting Initiative

Khuda Ki Basti-3 (KKB-3), located in Qaiser Town, near Surjani Town in northern Karachi, is an innovative housing settlement pioneered by the NGO Saiban, as a model project to provide low-cost affordable legal housing to low-income residents of slums (kachi abadis) in Karachi. Previously building on the two other settlements in Hyderabad and Gharo, the [...]

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