Capacity Building

Zardozi
Membership:
500
Head Office:
Kabul, Afghanistan

Zardozi is a local, non-government and non-profit organisation aiming to provide economic and social services to women in four of Afghanistan’s provinces. The organisation develops innovative methods to help women embrace entrepreneurship.

Contact:
+93 700 287 963
Coalition for the Urban Poor (CUP)
Membership:
10000
Head Office:
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Coalition for the Urban Poor (CUP) is a networking, advocacy organisation of 64 national and international NGOs that work for the urban poor. The mandate of CUP is to establish the rights of the urban poor.

Contact:
+8801819213450
Hitaishi
Membership:
2050
Head Office:
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Established in 1993, Hitaishi is a non-governmental organisation that works towards the socio-economic upliftment of the disadvantaged and the distressed. Through savings and micro-credit products, it encourages economically-backward women to improve their incomes and achieve financial security

Contact:
+88 01979 867744
Rural and Urban Poor’s Partner for Social Advancement (RUPSA)
Membership:
123
Head Office:
Khulna, Bangladesh

RUPSA is a rights and advocacy-based NGO that works towards empowering and establishing the rights of the rural and urban poor. It works with the disadvantaged and marginalised especially vulnerable women, children, the disabled and religious-ethnic minorities. And it builds their capacities to

Contact:
+ 88 04811666
SAMATA
Membership:
500
Head Office:
Dhaka, Bangladesh

SAMATA seeks a poverty-free, pro-poor society, which is based on social justice, human dignity, gender equity and democracy. It also seeks to establish an environment that sustains development for the poor and voiceless. It looks to achieve, for the landless and other disadvantage groups

Contact:
+88 01912007013
Unnayan Sangha
Membership:
4000
Head Office:
Jamalpur, Bangladesh

Established in 1980, Unnayan Sangha is a non-government organisation that works towards the sustainable, socio-economic development of the economically disadvantaged. 

Email:
Contact:
+880 981 63471
Institute of Management Studies (IMS)
Membership:
21000
Head Office:
Thimpu. Bhutan
Areas of Work:

IMS aims to be a premier institute known for promoting excellence in management training and development. Since it was founded in 2008, it has contributed to developing the human capacities and human dynamics in the country through its wide range of innovative services that are abreast with the

Contact:
+975 77107575
SABAH Bhutan
Membership:
974
Head Office:
Thimphu, Bhutan

SABAH Bhutan was established with funding from the SAARC Development Fund as a part of the project “Strengthening Livelihood Initiatives of the Home-Based Workers in the SAARC Region”. It aims to promote the welfare of the home-based workers in the country by enhancing and marketing their skills

Contact:
+975 17110591
Sadhna
Membership:
620
Head Office:
Udaipur, Rajasthan

Sadhna was established in 1988 to provide alternative incomes for women in Udaipur’s rural, tribal and urban slum belts. Sadhna undertakes trainings in patchwork, appliqué and Tanka embroidery so that women can earn a secure living. Today, Sadhna provides continuous trainings to women artisans

Contact:
+91 2942454655
Maldives Authentic Crafts Cooperative (MACCS)
Membership:
60
Head Office:
Male, Maldives

MACCS was founded in 2011 by a group of women, striving to develop and market authentic handicraft items crafted by rural artisans. It also aims to promote the local, handicrafts industry of Maldives. 

Contact:
+960 7783324
SABAH Maldives
Membership:
285
Head Office:
Male, Maldives

SABAH Maldives is the Maldives chapter of the SAARC Business Association of Home-based workers. SABAH Maldives aims to uplift the status of home-based workers by providing them with capacity building opportunities and facilitating their access to the market.

Contact:
+960 300 3018
Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS Nepal)
Membership:
238
Head Office:
Kathmandu Nepal

The Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS Nepal) is a non-profit making and non-governmental organisation working for social transformation by promoting social justice and community awareness on human rights. Its members are MBOs, CBOs, and their leaders. It works for labour rights through

Contact:
+977 01 4101616, +977 01 4221366
Aurat Publication And Information Service Foundation
Membership:
5000
Head Office:
Islamabad, Pakistan

Established in 1986, as a national, non-profit, non-governmental organisation, Aurat Publication and Information Service Foundation is committed to creating widespread awareness and a just, democratic and caring society in Pakistan, where women and men are recognised as equals, with the right to

Contact:
+92 3008380300
Home Based Women Workers Federation (HBWWF)
Membership:
3000
Head Office:
Karachi, Pakistan

HBWWF's main objective is to bring recognition to home-based work as labour in Pakistan's law and incorporate home-based workers in social security schemes that exist in Pakistan. Wage issues are also discussed with officials and HBWWF works for the Ratification of C177.

Contact:
+92 3003770755
HomeNet Pakistan
Membership:
60,000
Head Office:
Lahore, Pakistan

HomeNet Pakistan is a network of organisations formed to raise awareness about the working conditions of home-based, women workers. HomeNet Pakistan envisions a society in which home-based workers are ensured visibility, recognition, legal and social protection, and a decent standard of living

Contact:
+92 3004267763
Laar Environmental Awareness Forum (LEAF)
Membership:
6000
Head Office:
Sindh, Pakistan

LEAF is a non-governmental organisation which works towards mobilising communities in order to ensure participatory development and promotes causes related to health, environment, education, entrepreneurship, socio-economic development and empowering youth while building up their capacities.

Contact:
+92 3332522987
Sarsabz Foundation
Membership:
500
Head Office:
Faisalabad, Pakistan

Sarsabz Foundation is a non-governmental organisation that is committed to the cause of human rights and social sector development thus promoting professional capabilities, essential resources, favourable opportunities, advocacy for causes, and rights of defenceless communities. It enables

Contact:
+92 342 3666660
Sukhi Development Foundation
Membership:
6000
Head Office:
Mirpur AJK, Pakistan

Sukhi works in partnership with the poorest people of the country, directly enabling them to improve their lives, as well as using knowledge and experience to influence decisions made at a local and national level that can significantly reduce extreme poverty. It also works in partnership with

Contact:
+00 92 3008815373
Institute of Participatory Interaction in Development (IPID)
Membership:
250
Head Office:
Dehiwala, Sri Lanka

IPID strives to create an environment that encourages social inclusion in the development process. It promotes the use of inclusive participatory approaches and methodologies by taking up initiatives of capacity building for governmental organisations, UN agencies, NGOS, and community-based

Contact:
+94 (0)112 723833
Janathakshan (Guarantee) Ltd
Membership:
1500
Head Office:
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Janathakshan (GTE) Limited is a not for profit organisation established in 2011 to promote sustainable and green solutions in development to Sri Lanka and beyond. Janathakshan, meaning "people’s technology" or "technology for people" roots itself in the work of Practical Action, a technology-

Contact:
+94 112829412