In the Sundarbans, Soceo is consulting the ‘People’s Knowledge Centre’ by the local NGO Mrittika Prayas. The goal is to create a place, where the local community can learn and share learning that helps individuals to live sustainably and to seek livelihood solutions creatively, innovatively and conscientiously. The centre currently offers trainings in the area of sustainable agricultural practices, agro-based entrepreneurship, digital and financial literacy, branches of rural technologies such as beekeeping and honey production, value addition of agricultural products and market linkage.
The Knowledge Centre is being supported by Schöck-Familien-Stiftung gGmbH and ChildFund Deutschland e.V. Soceo conducted the Baseline Study and is consulting the process of handing over the centre to the local community.