Livelihoods

Centre for Services & Information on Disability (CSID)
Membership:
377
Head Office:
Dhaka, Bangladesh

CSID is a non-profit, voluntary organisation that was registered as a Charity Trust in 1997. The organisation envisions an inclusive society where all disadvantaged members, including those with disabilities, live with equal rights and have access to the same opportunities that enable them to

Contact:
+88 011 95016665
Development Wheel (DEW)
Membership:
1200
Head Office:
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Founded in 1996, Development Wheel (DEW) is a non-profit, development organisation that promotes self-help, poverty alleviation initiatives aimed at the economically-disadvantaged households in Bangladesh. DEW mainly focuses on promoting Bangladesh’s arts and crafts sector by facilitating the

Contact:
+880 2913 7196
Aim Of Our Regional Development (ROAD)
Membership:
1600
Head Office:
Sambalpur, Orissa

Based out of Orissa, ROAD is an organisation that is dedicated to identifying and addressing the issues that slum settlements face. They organise and empower those that live in informal settlements, especially women, to build resilience, to access basic infrastructure services, and to better

Contact:
+91 9937710471
Addu Trade Cooperative
Membership:
490
Head Office:
Addu City, Maldives

Addu Trade Cooperative was formed in 2012 with an aim to empower women and to improve their livelihoods.

Khokana Women Awareness Society (KWAS)
Membership:
525
Head Office:
Lalitpur Metropolitan City-21, Khokana, Nepal

Khokana Women Awareness Society (KWAS) is a non- profitable, non-political and non-governmental organisation. KWAS is committed to improving the quality of life and empowering local women through skills development, activities providing essential healthcare, information related to SRH, and

Contact:
+977 98511662232, +977 98511662231
Saathi
Membership:
500
Head Office:
Lalitpur, Nepal

Saathi meaning ‘friend’ in Nepali is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation, which was established in 1992 to address the contemporary challenges that Nepali women face. In keeping with this agenda, Saathi identified violence against women and children as an area requiring urgent attention

Contact:
+977 9840057104
SABAH Nepal
Membership:
3000
Head Office:
Patan, Nepal

SABAH Nepal is a social-business organisation which works towards strengthening the livelihoods of financially deprived and marginalised women home based workers in Nepal.

It has been zeroing in on its mission of empowering the rural and urban poor women working in the informal sector

Contact:
+977 9849063684
Women For Human Rights (WHR)
Membership:
1,00,000
Head Office:
Kathmandu, Nepal

Women For Human Rights (WHR) is a single-women group whose vision is to achieve a non-discriminatory and equitable society where single women are respected and can live with dignity and there are sufficient legal provisions to protect single women’s political, social, cultural and economic

Contact:
+977 9841327173
Women’s Skill Development Organization (WSDO)
Membership:
490
Head Office:
Pokara, Nepal

WSDO is a fair trade organisation, which has been working since 1975 as a non-profit and is an income-generating programme for economically disadvantaged, disabled, abused, widowed, divorced, single and outcast women from rural Nepal, supporting them to be self-reliant and independent. The

Contact:
+977 61534025
Institute for Development Studies and Practices (IDSP)
Membership:
500
Head Office:
Quetta, Pakistan

IDSP through its educative programmes and courses seeks to nurture and develop communities that are enabled to change power structures. It aims to demystify processes surrounding education and development and generates values-based partnerships and practices at all levels.

Contact:
+ 92 333-3749009
Kaarvan Crafts Foundation
Membership:
200
Head Office:
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Kaarvan Crafts Foundation is a not-for-profit company and also a hub for innovation, passion and humility. It provides training to women in the rural areas of Pakistan in order to build their confidence to participate in local decision-making and to help them access relevant urban markets.

Contact:
+92 3008400719
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
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