Programs and Thematic Areas :

Technical and organizational programs are based on following areas where in the SWRDO specializes in:

  • Protection of Human Rights (Deprived Women’s and Children)
  • Education
  • Health
  • Disaster Risk Reduction DRR and Disaster Risk Management DRM
  • Food Security, sustainable livelihood & Agriculture
  • Water and Sanitation hygiene (WASH)
  • Climate Adaptation
  • Community Mobilization

SWRDO is currently managing a number of Thematic and administrative programs Appended below, please find the main and sub components of SWRDO Programs:

 Protection of Human Rights (Deprived women’s and children)

  • Rights Based awareness session
  • Rights based Media Campaign and publication
  • Mediation process for the protection of rights
  • Provision of Legal Aid in family, civil cases and criminal cases
  • Rights and sensitization capacity building training of Government Police officers and local community, local leader / decision makers


  • Non formal basic education and Adult Education
  • New school program NSP
  • Capacity building Teacher training (content based training CBT)
  • School leadership skill management training (SLDP)
  • Media campaign, Publication and advocacy
  • Provision of missing facility and infrastructure development


  • Capacity building training TBA and lady health worker
  • Establish medical camps in emergency situation
  • Health related referral card mechanism
  • Awareness raising media campaign, publication

 Disaster Risk Reduction DRR and Disaster Risk Management DRM:

1. Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

  • Early Worming system
  •  Disaster Preparedness
  • Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM)
  • IEC Material

2. Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

  •  Emergency Response
  •  Early Recovery Response & Rehabilitations of livelihood and Infrastructure

Food Security, sustainable livelihood & Agriculture:

  •  Micro Credit
  •  Pastoralists and livestock support
  •  Adaptation to drought through promotion of low delta (water) crops.
  •  Capacity building trainings to improve livelihood and agriculture
  •  Introduce modern technique of cropping according to land
  •  Rain water harvesting in dry lands
  •  Resisting deforestation process
  •  Rehabilitations f water channels, water ponds,
  •  Work for improved land governance.
  •  Promote land rights and of landless peasants and farmers,

6.      Water and Sanitation hygiene (WASH)

  • Provision of clean drinking water through installation of Hand pump, Water Well and water ponds
  • Community led total sanitation (CLTS)
  • School Led total sanitation (SLTS)
  • Health & Hygiene related capacity building trainings, awareness campaign
  • Rehabilitation of sanitation system and Latrine
  • Promotion of Bio Sand Filter (BSF) technology.

7.      Climate Adaptation

  • Awareness raising campaign and advocacy
  • Capacity Building trainings
  • Research
  • Legal action against activities threatening protected wildlife areas.
  • Installation of Bio gas plants and solar energy system
  • Energy efficient stoves

8.      Community Mobilization

  • Formation of Community Organization (Cos) Male & Female
  • Formation of Former Groups (FG), Village Organization (VO) and local support Organization (LSO)
  • Capacity Building trainings (CMST & LMST)