Socio-economic and political empowerment of the most vulnerable communities of the areas.


Progressive, peaceful and Prosper society that grantee equal opportunities to all through capacity building and incentive services.

Strategic Goal

Every woman, man, and child leads a healthy, fulfilling life of self-reliance and dignity.

Village Development Organization (VDO) is a non-profit and nongovernmental organization working for the empowerment of neglected communities in the tribal zone of Sindh. It was formed by Human rights activists, Social workers, development professionals, and economists of Sindh. VDO was formed on 25th December 1993 and VDO was registered in Society Act XXI -1860 in Sindh. It is right based organization and contributes to the socio-economic empowerment of socially excluded communities through initiating innovative and result-oriented projects for the betterment of communities. In the previous few years, VDO reached more than 3 Million people through initiating different development projects i.e. Emergency Response, DRR, Health and Hygiene, Women’s Political Participation (WPP), Democracy, Livelihood/Economic Development, Sustainable Agriculture, WASH, Human Rights, Women’s Rights, Child Rights, education, democracy, and peace and harmony related projects in Sindh.

VDO Strategies 2023-2028

Democratic Governance:

Addressing democratic governance issues in Sindh requires a multi-faceted and comprehensive approach. Here are some strategic programs that could be implemented to improve democratic governance in the province. These strategic programs, will be implemented effectively, and will contribute to addressing democratic governance issues in Sindh and pave the way for a more inclusive, accountable, and responsive democratic system in the province.

Livelihood Improvement:

To address poverty alleviation and promote sustainable livelihoods in Sindh, strategic objectives and programs that will contribute to poverty reduction and sustainable livelihoods in Sindh. The strategic objectives and programs are designed by VDO and will be implemented with active involvement and coordination among government agencies, civil society organizations, private sector entities, and development partners. Monitoring, evaluation, and regular review of the programs is a key to ensure their effectiveness and make necessary adjustments as needed.

Climate Change:

To address environmental and climate change challenges in Sindh, strategic objectives and programs should be implemented across multiple sectors. Here are some key objectives and programs that can contribute to environmental sustainability and climate change mitigation and adaptation in Sindh. The strategic objectives and programs will be implemented in a coordinated manner, involving government agencies, civil society organizations, private sector entities, and international partners. Regular monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of progress are crucial to ensure effective implementation and to make necessary adjustments as needed. Additionally, building public awareness and participation in environmental and climate action is essential for achieving sustainable and inclusive outcomes.

Women Empowerment:

The strategic objectives align with the broader goals of achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment as outlined in international frameworks like the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. By pursuing these objectives collectively, Sindh can take significant strides towards creating a more inclusive and gender-equitable society that empowers its women to reach their full potential.

VDO Progress Since 1993

Participants Since 1993
Implemented Projects & Programs Since 1993
Supported Women for Obtaining CNIC's Since 2021

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