Wednesday, January 19, 2011

About SWD


Social Work for Development (SWD)

Introduction: 

Social Work for Development (SWD) is a social organization led by enthusiastic educators from different academic backgrounds, motivated to provide professional service to the society. SWD emerged at a time of social disintegration and social dysfunctioning phenomena of developing and transforming social reality, to fulfill the need of social work intervention for a just and peaceful society.

Vision

A society where everyone lives with dignity, freedom, justice and has equal opportunity for sustainable development.

Mission
-          developing resourceful organization that offers professional services
-          bridging target group to service and service provider
-          promoting  people's participation for meaningful devlopment

Goal

Enhancing a peaceful and just society where people and resources are linked for development.

Objectives
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  • ·         to promote social work practice by conducting program, research and training on social work
  • to conduct researches on psychological, social and development issues
  • to conduct professional training for capacity building and awareness programs for empowerment.      
  •  to advocate and promote basic human rights including child rights, women rights and rights of under-privilege people. 
  •   to work for integrated health and environmental issues  
  •   to mobilize indigenous knowledge and resources for sustainable development
  •   to built network and coordination among social organizations, colleges and concerned stakeholders.
  • publication and dissemination of IEC materials

Strategy

  • Undertaking developmental based research activities and producing IEC materials (social work practice, integrated health, environment, rights etc.) 
  •  Advocacy for the rights and participation of people in the development process
  •  Right based approach for social mobilization and empowerment 
  • Institutional strengthening and propfessional capacity building
  •  Networking and coordinating with concerned duty bearers, stake holders and development agencies to secure necessary assistance for development activities.