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Integrated Development Association (IDEA)

The Integrated Development Association (IDEA) is a registered non-profit NGO based close to Kandy. Founder members comprised of engineers, civil servants and development planners. IDEA was established with the aim of playing an active role in contributing towards sustainable development efforts in the field of natural resources in development, management and conservation. Its main strength lies on the board of management which comprises members who are professionally qualified, experienced and well known in development circles, as well as its capacity to draw on multi-disciplinary expertise and co-operation from government and non-government sectors.

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IDEA is a major organisation involved in rural and renewable energy technologies.

Contact Information: 
Galmaduwawatta Road
Kundasale
Sri Lanka
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Sevantha URC

Background of the Organization

SEVANATHA was established in the year of 1989 as a local NGO in Colombo Sri Lanka. It was founded by a group of grassroots human settlement activists, lead by Mr. K. A. Jayaratne, Urban Planner, to assist urban poor communicates to improve their shelter and livelihoods. Since 1989 SEVANATHA has been engaged in its operational activities in Colombo and a number of other major cities in Sri Lanka. Considering the sustainability of ongoing projects of SEVANATHA, it has created two Private limited Companies known as 01). Community Livelihood Action Facility Network in order to manage the community housing support program and 02). Micro Enrich Compost (Pvt.) Ltd. in order to manage the Urban Solid Waste Management projects handle by SEVANATHA.

Vision of the SEVANATHA

‘‘To be a dynamic change agent for transforming the lives of urban and rural poor to be self reliant and empowered members in the Sri Lankan society’’

Mission of the SEVANATHA

While improving its’ own skills and capacity, SEVANATHA is committed to revitalize and enhance the capacities and creativity of urban and rural poor in Sri Lanka.

Objectives

  • Continuous improvement of the skills and capacities of the staff of SEVANATHA in order to achieve the vision of the organization.
  • Institutional Capacity Improvement of SEVANATHA Organization. 
  • Community empowerment through information sharing, training and networking among community groups and organizations.
  • Capacity building of the urban stakeholders through training and awareness raising on participatory development models.
  • Improve partnership between and among urban local authorities, urban poor communities and other stakeholders.
  • Influence urban policy changes through demonstration projects and best practices.
  • Strengthen the resource bases of poor communities through improved opportunities
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Contact Information: 
102/2, Koswatta Road Nawala, Rajagiriya
Sri Lanka
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Watan Development Organization (WDO)

Watan Development Organisation (WDO) is working for the socio-economic empowerment of vulnerable communities in Southern Punjab. WDO came into being with determination, commitment, and dedication by the group of energetic social worker in 2011 & formally registered under Societies Registration Act 1860 on 12 December.

District Layyah is a particular interest for development interventions for the projects due to the organizational priority focus upon the most vulnerable population groups in the district to achieve the set objectives.

Contact Information: 
Ward No. 4, Dost Muhammad Patwari Street
Pakistan
PK
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Sustainable Environment and Development Foundation (SEDF)

ustainable Environment and Development Foundation (SEDF) is a non-governmental organisation established by the group of young professionals possessing extensive experience in community development, disaster risk management, emergency relief and responses, capacity building and networking of key development stakeholders. It envisions developing research studies on climate change, mitigation planning, creating network on social, environmental and livelihood mechanism to support and mobilise the deprived and vulnerable strata of the society.

Focus Areas:

Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction, Agriculture, Health, Research and Advocacy, Gender Development, Education and Literacy.

Ongoing Projects in Climate Change:

Climate Leadership for Effective Adaptation and Resilience (CLEAR) with LEAD Pakistan and UKAID.

Contact Information: 
SEDF House N0. C-123 Revenue Cooperative Housing Society
Pakistan
PK
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National Integrated Development Association (NIDA-Pakistan)

National Integrated Development Association (NIDA-Pakistan) is a non-governmental organisation committed to help the underprivileged population. It provides trainings to public, private, government departments and voluntary organisations. NIDA-Pakistan operates independently of any political and cultural influences. As a non-governmental organization NIDA-Pakistan, intervenes both in situations of disaster and non-disaster for sustainable development of the marginalised population restoring their autonomy in the society.

Focus Areas:

Social Mobilisationa and Community Development, Food security and sustainable livelihoods, Gender Development and Women Empowerment, Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

Contact Information: 
Pakistan
PK
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Integrated Rural Awareness & Development Organization (IRADO)

Integrated Rural Awareness & Development Organization (IRADO) is a non-governmental rights based and humanitarian organization based in Pakistan. The organisation strives for reinforcing socio-economic status of deprived communities in disaster prone Zone of Sindh. IRADO assists communities to achieve socio-economic status and improve life of marginalized families through integrated development approach, community mobilization, advocacy, campaigning, capacity building, coordination & networking and enhance their capacities to improve their life standards.

Focus Areas:

Sustainable Agriculture, Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change and Eco Tourism

Contact Information: 
Street 05, Abdullah City
Pakistan
PK
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FRDP Pakistan

Fast Rural Development Program (FRDP) non-profit ,non political, non-religious and non-government organization struggling to provide a peaceful environment to all human beings where they can utilize their potentials for sustainable development. It involves general public, organizations and individuals and operates without discrimination on the basis of religion, race, color, nationality and ethnicity. The organization has two main sections, which works in close coordination for sustainable development, FRDP registered under the societies Act XXI of 1860, working in the rural areas of District Dadu & Jamshoro of Sindh, Pakistan. 

Fast Rural Development has wide range of projects, in order to improve and develop the society with its Motto, "LIFE & KNOWLEDGE" Life for healthy Society and "KNOWLEDGE" for qualify educated society and enhance other planning to repudiated the curse of society .The vision is to realize individuals, groups ,institutions and media to ensure their financial moral support for the improvement of Education Health sector, Human Rights , Capacity Building

Contact Information: 
House No. B-67, Nasim Nagar
Hyderaba
Pakistan
PK
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Centre for Rule of Law - Islamabad (CROLI)

The Center for Rule of Law, Islamabad (“CRoLI”) is a volunteer organization dedicated to promoting a better understanding of the creation and utilization of legal knowledge, Rule of Law, Intellectual Property Rights, Human Rights and various other branches of law. We are also dedicated to educating public about the critical importance of protecting the legal rights world-wide.

Over the past few years CRoLI has had the honour of successfully arranging various seminars, conferences, talks and events. The Society has also contributed immensely towards the training of the legal fertility including Judges, Lawyers, Prosecutors and Government Officials on issues related to Intellectual Property Rights (“IPRs”).

Our Founding President, Judge (R) Muhammad Majid Bashir, has contributed immensely through his leadership skills and broad knowledge in the field of IPR’s. He has an experience of over 20 years in this field and has specialised in the Niche of IP enforcement. He has written various articles on IPRs and has conducted a huge number of Capacity Building programmes. He also has the honour of training prosecutors and judges at a national level in the Federal Judicial Academy.

At present in his capacity as Legal Expert on IP, he is representing various clients including Microsoft Corporation, EMI Pakistan Limited, Faiz Foundation Trust, Pakistan Tennis Federation, Paramount Publishers and various industries, regarding issues related to IPRs.

Contact Information: 
12,Main Embassy Road G 6/4 Islamabad
Pakistan
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Pragya Seeds Nepal (PGSN)

Pragya Seeds Nepal is a Nepali NGO created by young Nepali entrepreneur that is concerned with spreading Zero Waste over Nepal, supporting the local economy and the environment through a community-approach of the obvious and worrying waste problem of this country. PGSN is leading Zero waste himalaya Nepal chapter. PGSN has over ten Nepali members as well as occasional foreign interns and associates. It is also ranked under top10 nominee NGO of Nepal from World Bank and AEPC. It is directly supported by Thanal, an Indian NGO concerned with Zero Waste Asia.

Focus Areas:

Waste Management, Awareness and education activities, Biogas and Composting plant construction, Sustainable Agriculture.

Contact Information: 
Nepal
NP
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Save the Planet mission 2020 Nepal

Introduction:

SAVE THE PLANET mission2020 NEPAL is a non-profit making organization incepted with a view to work in the field of Environment in 2064 B.S./2007 A.D. Having observed the deteriorating condition of the earth in terms of environmental degradation and global warming, different experienced personalities and youths, with a vision to save the planet by loving the nature, have jointly established this organization in order to aware the people and involve them in the activities it carries throughout the nation and international scenario as well. Since its establishment, it has been working in the field of environmental issues with different activities related to its objectives.

Although Nepal is bit backward in technical and material development, it is essential to conserve the natural resources and maintain the environmental balance for its culmination to attract the attention of the world.

Taking right support, suggestion and assistance from national and international organizations for research of this sector to make the model prosperous, Nepalese communities in the world by conserving and optimum utilization of the natural resources is the motto of this organization.

MISSION:

Make Nepal a beautiful and prosperous in terms of environmental conservation by mobilizing the local, national and international resources so far and promote sustainable development.

VISION:

Conserve, develop and utilize the natural resources sustainably and keep balance in biological diversities in maximal, create a balanced nature on the basis of the right of the declining plants and animals.

GOALS:

Protect environment, conserve natural resources, keep beauty of the planet and create a conducive environment to live in for the future generation.

OBJECTIVES:

  1. To conserve and promote extinctive animals and plants.
  2. To empower people of all classes, levels and areas to conserve biological diversities.
  3. To conserve, develop and widen plant community.
  4. Use fundamental principle of livelihood to conserve natural resources and utility.
  5. To construct profitless, to keep natural balance by utilizing the resources of educational institutions, health posts and develop public parks to inform and comfort to different community.
  6. To conduct world-wide programmes related to environmental balance and conserve by 2020 A.D.
  7. To establish and operate centers in research of natural resources that can be produced in the concerned areas by advocating and supporting Human Rights.
  8. To conduct specific self dependence program focusing women’s and children’s potential and aware them to generate income by maintaining the environmental conservation.
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Contact Information: 
P.O. Box No. 8975 EPC
5010 Kathmandu
Nepal
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