Phone:(0680)2010109 Email: sacalodisha@gmail.com

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Social Action for Community Alternative Learning (SACAL) is a non-profit, non-partisan and secular organisation committed towards bringing overall community development of the rural population in tribal dominated State of Odisha. Registered in August 1999 under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, the organisation is presently working in two districts – Ganjam and Gajapati districts of the State.

The organistion’s work may be broadly categorised under the following four headings:
  • Strengthening Community Based Organisations
  • Education, Nutrition, Health, Water & Sanitation
  • Sustainable Agriculture & Livelihoods
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Disaster Response & Mitigation

Presently the organisation works in 140 villages,across 19 Gram Panchayats in two Blocks of Sorada in Ganjam and Mohana in Gajapati. Over 60% of the villages are geographical inaccessible and characterised by hilly terrains, devoid of basic amenities such as drinking water, basic sanitation and other critical services. Nearly 80% families in those villages belong to tribal communities – Soura and Kandha and other vulnerable categories.