About Ssewa - Pak
Society for Safe Environment and Welfare Agrarians in Pakistan (SSEWA-Pak) formerly the Lower Sindh Rural Development Association (LSRDA) is a non-governmental organisation founded in 1975 and registered in 1990 under Societies Act of 1860 # 3316. It is also one of the first provincial NGO in Pakistan to achieve ISO 9001-2000 certification. In its board of directors meeting held on 21st December 2007 it resolved to change the name from LSRDA to SSEWA-Pak. This change had become necessary due to the growth and outreach of the organisation. In the year 2008 both the names will be used together until people get familiar with the new name, this report also has both the names together.
SSEWA-Pak/LSRDA has its permanent headquarters at Rattanabad Mirpurkhas with well-equipped offices and training resource center, health center and Neem research center. SSEWA-Pak has two field offices one in Pithoro District Umerkot and the other in Roshanabad, Naukot District Mirpurkhas. SSEWA-Pak/LSRDA has a team of 175 professionally trained people who are working with over 200 communities of District Mirpurkhas, Umerkot, Badin, Tandoalayar and Tharparkar. SSEWA-Pak/LSRDA has an integrated rural community development programme that it implements with community participation.