Poverty Alleviation

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
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
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
Read Bhutan
Membership:
60
Head Office:
Thimpu. Bhutan

Read began working in Bhutan in 2008 with the goal of transforming rural communities by creating access to information and resources and building a culture of reading. With the help of its partner communities, the organisation has established the first rural lending libraries in the country.

Contact:
+00 975 17692042
Pakistan Rural Workers Social Welfare Organization (PRWSWO)
Membership:
373
Head Office:
Bahawalpur,Punjab, Pakistan

PRWSWO is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation founded in 1997 by a group of community workers interested in improving the standard of life for the disadvantage sections of society, particularly, the rural masses. It looks to achieve this through a plethora of socio-economic services and

Contact:
+92 300 6802442
Sawera Foundation
Membership:
300
Head Office:
Chishtian Tehsil, Pakistan

Created in 2004, Sawera Foundation is a women-led NGO in the federally administrated tribal areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. It synthesises development interventions amidst the marginalised of this region. And especially concentrates on the issues and needs of women and children. 

Contact:
+92 300 6989362
Sungi Development Foundation
Membership:
10920
Head Office:
Islamabad, Pakistan

Since its establishment in 1989, Sungi has been working for an integrated and comprehensive approach that empowers women and men and ensures them an improved quality of life. This is done by organising and enhancing the capacities of poor and marginalised communities. Gender equality amongst

Contact:
+92 304 5659022
Rural Enterprise Network (REN)
Membership:
Not Known
Head Office:
Colombo, Sri Lanka

REN was established in August 2004 as an outcome of the Micro-Enterprise Project of Practical Action. It has been formed as a pilot project to develop the micro- and small-scale rural enterprises operating in isolation, through the provision of coordinated business development services. 

Contact:
+94 71193056
Saviya Development Foundation
Membership:
600
Head Office:
Galle, Sri Lanka

Saviya Development Foundation is a community-based, charitable and a non-profit organisation. Founded in 1991, the Foundation aims to fulfill the basic needs of the low-income category and establish a prosperous society filled with moral values, dignity and self-respect.

Contact:
+94 091 2245781