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THE RESEARCHERS aims to facilitate community empowerment, advocacy & awareness raising to build a forum of best practices / lessons learnt thrugh participatory community development and capacity building for promotion of active participation of the women, children & poor in influencing public policies and representation in decision making at all levels. We support development that is sustainable, gender - sensitive and people-centered with an aim to promote the right of individuals to develop & utilize their fullest potential.


Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) can play a critical role in developing the social, economic and political capacities of the community especially poor and women, increasing their effectiveness in influencing governance institutions and making the latter more responsive to their needs and with a demonstrated understanding of the social, cultural, political and economic circumstances that shape the lives of the poor.