Capacity building is an "ongoing process", within SAFE interventions, this is the process whereby individuals, groups, enhance their abilities, and the project implementing team develops training and skill development programs to strengthen abilities of individuals, groups, and largely focuses on an comprise combination of human skills development for poverty alleviation.
The capacity building programs of SAFE largely focus in areas of sustainable agriculture, water sanitation, health, alternative livelihood, waste management, urban gardening, indigenous culture, resource management, and climate adaptation and disaster mitigation. The action outline is based o Technology and Innovation Capacity for Sustainable Growth and Poverty Reduction.
Approaches include providing support to disadvantaged by cultivating knowledge and skills to grow and secure new economic opportunities. SAFE also meticulously works on support action research programmes, training and mentoring initiatives and higher education opportunities for youth within the communities. Participatory Action Research methods are used to ensure that all concerned stakeholders are involved.
SAFE receives supports for number of community capacity building programs that aims to strengthen the 'enabling environment' for project or programs uptake. Some of these specifically address the needs of marginalized women, for inclusive growth and development.
Under the India Development Market Place Award of World Bank, SAFE received support to enhance the organizational capacity for enriched delivery and enhanced professional competency.