Delivering Solutions for people in Fragile Environment

The Largest Non-Profit Non-Govt Organization working in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Newly Merged Tribal Districts formerly known as FATA

Sarhad Rural Support Programme( SRSP) is a non profit company/ non government organisation working in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and merged Districts formerly known as FATA. Its an intermediary organization which is based on the rural support programme( RSP) approach to community empowerment and economic and livelihood development. Established in 1989 by members of the civil society, enlightened members of the government in their individual capacities, members of the academia, media and training institutions.

Delivering sustainable development

SRSP helps communities to
organize, survive, recover and rebuild

Our Work

Helping People to survive, recover and rebuild their lives

SRSP has been in the frontline of humanitarian assistance for communities that have been ravaged by earthquake, war, IDP crisis and floods. It builds its humanitarian programme on the deep knowledge of the area and its people that it has. It has been involved in provision of essential supplies, data generation, advocacy, rebuilding of houses and community and public infrastructure and disaster risk and mitigation. SRSP has also represented the civil society at highest policy forums related to humanitarian work.

Empowering communities for sustainable impact

At the heart of SRSP’s Programme is hundreds of community institutions of men and women with which SRSP works. SRSP builds the capacity of these organizations to plan, organize, raise and manage resources, implement projects, resolve conflicts, develop networks and influence policy through trainings, exposure visits , learning events and conferences.

Building Infrastructure for marginalized Communities

Large parts of the areas where SRSP works have little access to public services because of the long geographical distances, thin spread of population and difficulties of setting up systems to address needs by public service delivery providers in such areas. SRSP has a huge portfolio is this sector which include works on irrigation water, drinking water, roads, bridges, hydro electricity generation. Thousands of families benefit from these projects .

Providing electricity to far flung off-grid regions

SRSP is a leading producer of renewable energy in the province producing over 30 megawats of electricity through the community run small projects and social enterprise run larger projects. The larger project generate between 500 kv to 2 megawats of electricity. It has two international awards including the Green Oscar Ashden Award at London.

Value Chain and Enterprise Development

SRSP works towards revitalizing rural economy, increase in income, poverty reduction and community empowerment through interventions in economic activities of the communities.

Developing employable skills

SRSP is an important institution in the field of human resource development in the development sector in the province. It provides leadership and vocational skills trainings to communities. It has a state of the art training center based in Hayatabad in Peshawar where trainings are undertaken. It also organizes trainings for women in the field because of the mobility problems they face. The training center has a comfortable hostel attached to it.

Making education accessible

The literacy rate of KP is lower than the national averages and that of FATA is even less than that of KP. SRSP’s education programme is designed to respond to basic issues in the service delivery of education in remote rural areas of KP and FATA. Its main objective is to ensure quality education for all- girls and boys’.

Financing the poor entrepreneur

The provision of rural financial services in an area where the spread of population is thin, state of infrastructure is poor, the livelihood nature is a subsistence oriented one and the cost of delivery is very high, is very challenging. SRSP has also initiated a system of community investment funds which combines micro finance and social protection to the system of community banks which has been very popular among the highly conservative women.


We connect communities to clean water and sanitation





ACCOUNT NO: 09810010004773050937

IBAN: PK23ABPA0010004773050937


Awards and Recognition

Ashden Green Energy Award

Tamgha Imtiaz

Govt of Pakistan

Winner of UK Energy Initiative Award, 2017

Induction in UNESCO Knowledge Database

Our Partners In Development

British High Council

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Registered Under the Companies Ordinance 1984 vide Reg # p-00337 of 1989-90 (GCN 01210)


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