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Seven Sisters Development Assistance

Vision & Mission

Vision

SeSTA envisages a vibrant, democratic and developed society with peace and harmony where every citizen is empowered and lives a dignified life.

Mission

Catalysing inclusive and sustainable development in North East India by enhancing capabilities of the rural communities.

Goal

To accomplish its Mission, SeSTA is committed to achieve the following:

Agency enhancement of women through women led process to increase capabilities, livelihood, well being of vulnerable rural communities and increase harmony, peace and synergy in the society

Agency enhancement of women through women led process to increase capabilities, livelihood, well being of vulnerable rural communities and increase harmony, peace and synergy in the society

Women are safe, secure and united, have equal space in home and society to raise voice against various social evils and capable enough to actively collaborate with various stakeholders for advancement in life & livelihood in a sustainable manner. Ensures awareness & access of basic services in health, education etc by govt agencies

Families have enhanced income through Natural Resource Management(NRM), accessing market led opportunities

Youths are skilled, informed and enterprising

Women led collectives will facilitate peace building processes through collaboration with different stakeholders

SeSTA's definition of Agency:

"I can change my life and the surroundings. But, I am not the only architect of my destiny. I am aware about the factors that shape my destiny which includes interaction of me with peers, family, society, stakeholders, community, self, in a dynamic way. Even though I go through struggle and stress, I know I am in-charge and it's a part of my life-design and choices I have taken. While I actively seek guidance and critique, I don't look upon others shoulders for approval. Further, I am willing to change myself as I continue to influence the world around me towards a desired state. I strive to individuate, expand the self and effectively attain goal."

Values

Core of SeSTA's Existence

Equity and democracy
Transparency
Pro-poor orientation
Accountability
Openness
Punctuality
Equality
Respect for Women
Excellence and rigour
Confrontation
Supportive and appreciative
Space to individual
Respect to each other
Adherence to commitments/ contracts

Non-Negotiable in SeSTA

Accountability
  • Roles &
  • Responsibility,
  • Knowledge & skill attaining
Transparency
  • Communication,
  • Acceptance,
  • Work, MIS,
  • Accounts And Finances,
  • Engagement with the community
Respect for women
  • Understanding Needs,
  • Gender Sensitive, Extending Support, Retaining more women colleagues
Equality
  • Discrimination,
  • Inclusiveness