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Sustainable Development Society (SDS) is a right based organization which believes in participatory approach. I am honoured to lead the organization which fosters a unique spirit of team work, innovation, passion and a shared vision to serve humanity and work for the empowerment of the marginalized segments of the society irrespective of gender race,
Welcome to Sustainable Developement Society

Sustainable Development Society (SDS) is a non for profit non-government organization. SDS has previously worked under the name of Shangla Development Society since 1997. Starting its work in 1997 at District Shangla, a remote, under developed and poverty stricken district in Khyber Pukhtoon Khwa province, the organization served the local communities on voluntary basis without getting any funds from any donor or charities till 2001. In 2001, the SDS was contacted by some local funding organization for political participant of women as well as awareness raising regarding adult franchise.

Why Sustainable Developement Society?

To work for sustainable development and assist the people in promoting Peace, Social Justice and Good Governance.

  • Promoting Peace as well as inter and intra faith harmony in society.
  • Minimizing gender gaps and disparity at all level of society.
  • Improve sustainable natural and human resource. 
Celebration of Universal Children Day:
Sustainable Development Society (SDS) with the coordination and joined efforts of district education department and financial support of The Global Fund for Children (GFC) celebrated Universal Children's Day in District Shangla, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 20 November this day of the year 2012. As of demeanor and importance of this day, which has meaning in itself "Rights and Issues of Children" SDS all team along with its all team celebrated this day by spending all the time with children to highlight the importance of this day and realize the need to address.
YOUTH & CHILDREN SUPPORT PROJECT:
During the Last ten days of July 2010, exceptional rain caused catastrophic floods and landslides across the country .District Shangla also became the victim of this devastation. Almost the entire population of the district has been affected by the disaster, described as the worst flooding in living memory. Raging flood waters washed away homes, bridges, schools, Roads, water systems and medical facilities. so in this scenario SDS intends to organized hale and hearty activities with collaboration of Global Fund For Children for the most vulnerable flood affected community of Shangla.
EARLY RECOVERY & LIVELIHOOD PROJECT:
During the last ten days of July 2010, exceptional rains caused catastrophic floods and landslides across the country. Preliminary reports estimate 135 dead and thousands homeless in Shangla District alone. Almost the entire population of the district has been affected by the disaster, described as the worst flooding in living memory. Raging floodwaters washed away homes, bridges, schools, Roads, water systems and medical facilities.
Flood Disaster in Shangla
Monsoon rains, which started in Khyber Pukhtoon Khwa on July 27, 2010, caused floods and damage in many areas of Shangla and Swat District. It was one of the most affected districts of havoc flood in terms of human casualties, agricultural loss, livestock loss, infrastructure and public assets , many communities inaccessible due to destroyed roads and collapsed bridges.
Installation of Water Hand Pump:
Sustainable Development Society (SDS) installed water hand pumps at the corner of the villages which is caused to reduce problems of the villager and provided facilitation of clean and drinkable water near to their home. Through these water hand pumps, more than 50 families could avail water and fulfill their basic needs of water.
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