MOSONiE Socio-Economic Foundation with the support of SELCO Foundation organized series of awareness workshop programs on Solar lighting system from 13-16th February 2017, under the theme “MOSONiE Clean Energy for Socio-Economic Transformation”. The workshop took place simultaneously in 11 different villages on different dates coordinated by 3 team- Team A, B, and C.  Overall 100 and plus participants from Umlathu, Umsen, Pynker A, B, C, Pahamjula, Pilangku A and B Chota Killing, Upper Jorbill and Nongkynrih of Jirang and Umling Block, Ri-Bhoi District Meghalaya attended the workshops. The main objective of the workshop program was to promote clean Energy for Socio-Economic Transformation especially in un- electrified and poor power supply villages.

The topics covered in the workshop consisted of the following:

  1. Introduction about the organization/s and its various initiatives.
  2. What is Solar Energy, and what it can do?
  3. Advantage and Disadvantage of Solar Energy
  4. Solar Energy and income generation
  5. Solar Energy and environment
  6. Cost of solar energy and kerosene
  7. Solar energy not only sustainable but is renewable
  8. Cost and maintenance
  9. 10 commandments of solar energy