Our desirable society consists values of equity, gender justice and social dignity. An equal importance to economic & social development, citizen’s rights & responsibilities and local priorities & Global demands with the inclusive of accountability and transparency.
Fostering a process of “Empowering” rural & urban poor and vulnerable groups to have control over resources and bringing pro poor and pro gender policies as well as programs in which, the process can cater the social justice, equity and sustainable development.
RISE was registered in 1984 and initiated its intervention from1985. Mean while RISE was identified as regional resource center in-order to build concepts and capacities among grass root NGOs with the support of Society of Participatory Research in Asia – PRIA, New Delhi. In other hand the Chief functionary of RISE served as faculty for SEARCH institute, Bangalore.
Eventually HEKS, Zurich and Community Aid Abroad – CAA Australia, initiated financial support to undertake various developmental programs for long term. Broadly RISE has focused on importance of justice and development.
- Promoting pressure-groups/CBOs
- Advocacy Lobbying
- Collaboration with Government
- Demand driven
- Building Social Capital
RISE encourages the following values to be practiced both at individual and organizational level.
- Honesty/open mindedness
- Transparency and Accountability
- Mutual respect
- Gender sensitiveness
- Cost efficiency
- Self-confession (introspection, self-evaluation)