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Established in 2003, the Sindh Rural Support Organization (SRSO) is the major Rural Support Programme in Northern Sindh. It is a not-for-profit organization registered under Section 42 of the Companies Ordinance 1984. SRSO is present in 10 districts, namely Sukkur, Khairpur, Ghotki, Naushero Feroz, Sh.Banazirabad,Shikarpur, Jacobabad, Larkana, Kashmore-Kandhkot, and Qambar-Shadadkot . The mandate of SRSO is to alleviate poverty by harnessing the people’s potential and to undertake development activities in Sindh.

Sartyoon Sang SRSO's social enterprise will organize "Sartyoon Sang Crafts Exhibition 2016" at "The Ocean Mall Clifton Karachi " from 05 - 07 February 2016. The Festival will showcase wide mixture of exquisite handicrafts made by women of rural Sindh including home textiles, basketry, jewellery, dresses, dupattas and shawls embellished with traditional embroidery and cutwork.The festival aims to popularise their work and provide a steady source of income to the artisans.Note for Record By Chairman SRSO Mr. Shoaib Sultan Khan :"Community Investment Fund of SRSO" The second conference on Community Driven Development (CDD) was organized at SRSO complex Sukkur on 02 October 2015 with the financial support of European Union Delegation in Pakistan. This event highlighted the work of RSPs and engagement of community members in rural areas of Pakistan. The objective of the conference was to facilitate a dialogue among different stakeholders including policy makers, donors, programme practitioners and researchers working on CDD programmes in Pakistan, identify successful approaches and challenges faced to mainstream and scale up CDD in Pakistan and beyond, increase the visibility of the RSPs work on CDD in Pakistan, explore lessons/knowledge and exchange with stakeholders, and proposals and recommendations on how RSPs can have a better impact through CDD .Community members, elected local bodies, civil society, media, government line departments and other stakeholders were the part of this successful conference. The level of engagement and participation of these stakeholders were commendable. They appreciated RSP's work on CDD and proposed different ideas to have a better impact in future.Ms. Marvi Memon Minister National Assembly(MNA) and Chairperson of Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) spent Eid ul Azha with Organized Poor Rural women of Northern Sindh on 26 September 2015.This event was organized by Sindh Rural Support Organization(SRSO).Ms. Memon said that she was happy to be among the women belonging to Shikarpur, Jacobabad, Kashmore-Kandhkot and other villages of Sindh. Purpose of her visit to rural Sindh was to gain first-hand knowledge about the problems faced by people here, so that she can take steps to solve them.The director BISP Mr. Zulfiqar Abro, representatives from various banks,SRSO Management and hundreds of women from Sukkur , Shikarpur , Khairpur, Kashmore and Jacobabad were present in the event. Ms. Marvi Memon appreciated the work of the SRSO to eliminate poverty in northern Sindh.During her visit, Ms. Memon also Visited SRSO complex and a Artisan's Gallery.SRSO under Health Communication Component of USAID’s Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program organized World Population Day in target districts of Sindh during the Population Week from Aug 31 - Sept 04, 2015.The celebration of international days as community mobilization and advocacy events is an important component in the project because it provides an opportunity to promote the positive behaviors for Family Planning and Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health services at the community level. In this regard, the SRSO in collaboration with RSPN ,Population Welfare Department and National Program for Family Planning and Primary Health Care celebrated the World Population Day in partnership with USAID’s MCH partners, Department of Health, PPHI Sindh and other national and international organizations. SRSO has organized and celebrated 69 Independence day of Pakistan on 14th August 2015 at three Government Secondary Cluster Schools located at villages Garhi Sahib khan, Sohrab khan Pahore and Bahadur khan Khoso. These schools are managed by SRSO. District Education officer Kashmore @ Kandhkot Mr. Abdul Ghaffar , Notebale person Mr. Muhammad khan Khoso (SISTECH Director) were the chief guest and CEO SRSO Mr. MD kalhoro, Ms. Atiya Tabassum Advisor Sindh Reading Program(USAID), district management of SRSO Shikarpur and Kandhkot region , representatives of district Education department, Community Leaders from COs, VOs and LSOs, Media persons and Teachers , students and their parents also participated in this event with great national zeal . Students from junior and senior sections delivered speeches commemorating the Independence Day and expressed their emotions for country. A younger Student added ambience to the celebration by singing a patriotic song. A Quiz competition was conducted in order to increase the student's general knowledge. Tableaus were also performed on the occasion by students and received applaud from audience. The students were given prizes as the source of motivation and for brilliant performances they did in the ceremony. Sartyoon Sang SRSO's social enterprise has organized "Sartyoon Sang Crafts Festival 2015" at "Sindh Museum Hyderabad" from 5 to 7 June 2015. The Festival showcased wide mixture of exquisite handicrafts made by women of rural Sindh including home textiles, basketry, jewellery, dresses, dupattas and shawls embellished with traditional embroidery and cutwork.The festival aims to popularise their work and provide a steady source of income to the artisans.Sartyoon Sang Team extends a very hearty vote of thanks to all visitors and their families for sparing their valuable time at this festival. We always need your value and cooperation to make our each event a successive one. On 30th June 2015 , with financial support of RSPN , 30 cross breed heifers were distributed in ultra and vulnerable poor women of village Abdul Rehman Sarki of district Jacobabad. Dr. Sohrab Khan Sarki (MNA) was the chief guest. These heifers have been submitted to the insurance for the period of one year with medical support. Prior to this distribution, an extensive training on livestock management specifically on cross breed heifers was also conducted for these 30 women .  Ms. Angela Kearney, country representative of UNICEF with her team from UNICEF, Mr. Mohammad Tahir Watoo, DC Ghotki, Dr. Nargiz( Unicef chief field officer), Ms. Zahida Manzoor(Unicef child protection officer), along with other officials from various line departments visited three villages of UC Beriri on 29 June 2015 and inaugurated various schemes including safe play area, computer lab and library in district Ghotki. The project is focused to promote child rights in cotton farming areas of Sindh and being implemented by Sindh Rural Support Organization and Rural Support Programmes Network with the support of IKEA/UNICEF. Visitors notably praised the indispensable role of rural women in these grass root level interventions. A delegation from The Brook –UK visited Program Intervention area being carried out by Equine Welfare Project of Brook Pakistan in partnership with SRSO on 09 June 2015 in district Sukkur. The delegation interacted with communities and discussed various activities carried out with saddlers and equine owners. Implementation methodology and effectiveness of the interventions in the field and community feedback was monitored.
  SRSO - Microfinance  

UC Based Poverty Reduction Program


Education Project


SRSO Micro-finance Sector has functional responsibility for managing the microcredit component of SRSO by keeping in focus the identification of potential borrowers through a transparent and rigorous process and aims for the sustainable delivery of financial services to the poor at household level ..............


The Union Council Based Poverty Reduction Programme (UCBPRP) is a pioneering initiative of the SRSO and the Govt of Sindh, for reducing poverty. The prime objective of this programme is to improve the living standard of communities, based upon the social mobilization approach, ............


Education can be a powerful tool for empowerment and building capacity and capability to challenge inequalities and poverty. There are two main objectives of project.
1: Delivery of quality education.
2: Increasing student enrollment

  Institute of Management & Skill Development   Sartyoon Sang Crafts Enterprise   Local Support Organization (LSO)  

The Institute of Management and Skill Development  (IMSD) is an integral training arm of SRSO, an apex body of human development envisaged to work independently and mandated to provide capacity building and skill enhancement training to youth of northren Sindh area for improving their skills and ................


Sartyoon Sang meaning ‘together with friends’ is establish with the vision to provide a market linkage to the scores of women artisans . Developing marketing strategies by forming business development groups of skilled artisans in order to gradually help it in growing into a leading social and ethical fashion house.............


The COs/VOs/LSOs take a lead role in the implementation of various developmental activities. SRSO has the privilege to organize 128 LSO's in its operational area. All LSOs are being led by women, being the incredible achievement of SRSO among other development organizations working in the area..............


  SRSO Newsletter July - September 2015
  SRSO Sindhi Magazine(Jan-June 2015)
  Report on Visit of Ms. Marvi Memon at SRSO Complex Sukkur on 26 September 2015.
  SRSO Annual Progress Report 2013-14
  Monthly progress Report of UC based Poverty Reduction Programme Shiakrpur, Kashmore and Jacobabad October 2015 (maintenance phase)
  A Review of the Union Council Based Poverty Reduction Program (UCBPRP)
Flood Relief and Recovery Operation Aug 2015




"Farida's Struggle for Life"


Fareeda is 25 years girl; resident of village Thull, UC Bangul Dero, District Jacobabad. Fareeda is elder daughter in her family. Her father is so feeble to work and to fulfill the needs of food & fire Fareeda is striving; she has received master trainers training in Cutwork trade and participated in marketing training at Islamadad.

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