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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.

SRSO Gender and Development Sector celebrated "International Women's Day" at Naushehroferoz on 18 March 2015 with an aim to highlight the role of women in society and expressed solidarity with rural women.  Tree Plantation Campaign 2015 The community that plants together, grows together! Sindh Rural Support Organization (SRSO) with support of Forest Department (Government of Sindh) initiated the campaign of tree plantation at village Muhammad Ibrahim Soomro union council Rustam of taulka Lakhi Ghulam Shah District Shikarpur on March 11, 2015.Local support organizations (LSOs) Sindh Sujagh, Sindh Surhan and Awaz of UC Sehwani, Rustam and Mughrani in coordination with Natural Resource Management(NRM) SRSO planted 5800 plants of Conocarpus and Eucalyptus at different locations of UCs helped by Village Organizations. SRSO planted 35000 plants with the help of Older people in Jacobabad & 8000 plants in Shikarpur also beside this plantation . A three-day free eye camp was organised in Rural Health Center Sultan Kot, in Shikarpur district, by Sindh Rural Support Organisation in collaboration with Help Age International and Prevention & Controls of Blindness Programme from 6 to 8 March 2015. 600 patients of Older People Associations (OPAs) were registered. 400 patients was diagnosed, treated and provided with medication and spectacles .220 patients were also operated upon free of cost by qualified eye surgeon.Sindh Rural Support Organization (SRSO) organized cheque distribution ceremony of Prime Minister Interest Free Loan Scheme for poorest of poor (an initiative of Government of Pakistan) , with the technical assistance of Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) on February 18, 2015 at Village Seeri union council Rustam taulka Lakhi district Shikarpur. The event was organized with support of LSO Sindh Sujagh. Ex-Defense Minister of Pakistan and MNA Mr. Ghoux Bux Khan Mahar distributed cheques of amount 658,000 Rs. among 58 beneficiaries from 04 village organizations (VO) of UC Rustam. Sartyoon Sang SRSO's social enterprise organized "Sartyoon Sang Crafts Exhibition 2015" at "The Ocean Mall Clifton Karachi " from 30 January to 01 February 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. The team of SRSO - Brook Project conducted series of awareness sessions in schools to create awareness among equine owners children and others regarding equine welfare and to acknowledge and sensitize children about the importance of animal. Children were introduced with five freedoms and eight basics management practices that can be easily managed in eradication of animals wound and death. On 24 November 2014 World Bank’s team comprising Mr. Imtiaz Alvi (Senior Rural Development Specialist) and Ms. Saleha Waqar, from World Bank - Food and Agriculture Group, visited Sukkur and met with SRSO management and also interacted with Community Resource Persons of 50 union councils. At SRSO end, the main purpose of said visit is to mobilize t he World Bank for potential investment and in extending a partnership.The World Bank Team was taken to Village Mad Khoso (Taluka Lakhi, District Shikarpur) for a field visit where they met with Local Support Organizations (LSOs) Members. SRSO's Social Sector Services established an Adult Literacy Center on July 04, 2014 at village Ghazi Khan Chandio, Union Council Rahuti, district Qambar- Shahdadkot, with focus on increasing literacy rate, especially of women folk and in rural areas of the Sindh. Deputy Commissioner Qambar- Shahdadkot Asadullah Abro,inaugurated the Literacy Center and distributed a set of books among all female students.
  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
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  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 Programmes Highlights
   
  Annual Progress Report 2012-13
  3 Days Free Eye- Camp at Shikarpur By
HelpAge International
  SRSO Sindhi Magazine( Jan - June 2014)
  Monthly progress Report of UC based Poverty Reduction Programme Jacobabad
  Monthly progress Report of UC based Poverty Reduction Programme Shikarpur & Kashmore
  A Review of the Union Council Based Poverty Reduction Program (UCBPRP)
 
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"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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