SAPPROS Nepal is a national level non-governmental organization (NGO) established in August 1991. It is amongst the well recognized NGOs in Nepal. SAPPROS envisions a poverty-free Nepal where people engage themselves in innovative initiatives without having to worry about the basic livelihood matters. It works to improve lives of small farmers and other disadvantaged communities by providing them opportunities for their socio-economic empowerment.
It has implemented development activities in 52 districts in the past 30 years and is currently working in 24 districts of the country. SAPPROS builds people’s organizations, mobilizes local resources and promotes participatory planning and processes at the grassroots level. SAPPROS has reached more than 413,800 households through various activities. These range from literacy to saving mobilization, income generation and provision of drinking water supply. It has promoted different types of self help groups, users groups, local NGOs, and saving and credit co-operatives.
SAPPROS has made remarkable achievements in rural segments of the nation serving more than 3 million poor people, utilizing close to NRs. 1.75 billion to deliver remarkable results.