Seven Sisters Development Assistance
SeSTA’s envisions an empowered Northeast India wherein there exists a vibrant civil society eco-system, skilling the youth, women led community institutions like FPOs and State Rural Livelihood Missions (SRLMs).
Collaboration with State Rural Livelihood Missions (SRLMs)
The years of experience and innovativeness has led SeSTA to be a direct implementation partner of SRLM in Assam and Tripura. State Rural Livelihoods Missions in Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland have recognised SeSTA as their technical partner to support the SRLM livelihoods work in their respective states. SeSTA facilitates by designing the modules and engagement with Community Cadres and SRLM staff in these states.
SeSTA supports the SRLM by-
Partnering with CSOs
SeSTA partners with various CSOs in the NE to construct a holistic development of the partner CSOs and the community at large. SeSTA is focused on creating a common learning environment for all the CSOs working in NE for an inclusive development of all the marginalised communities. SeSTA also highlights grassroot narratives by bringing them to the fore through a collective platform in the form of articles and newsletters.
SeSTA has partnered with different CSOs of northeast in Organisational Development (OD) processes, offering ‘Know-How’ in
institutional building, Livelihoods and in helping accessing development finances from MGNREGs and other Schemes. Capacitating Organisational Development
Strengthening of FPOs
The major focus areas are planning and working on business model of FPOs, leveraging finance, assisting in functional linkages, governance, and inculcating effective training in accounts and management. An important part of the process is building the capacities of the women stakeholders to govern and run the agency