HOW WE WORK

Supported and guided by a committed and voluntary nine members Board of Directors, SPRING believes in decentralization that provides a conducive environment for teamwork and greater participation at all levels of the organization. The organization has well defined democratic systems and procedure for running day-to-day business.

The organization has decentralized structure with a regional units that enjoy considerable autonomy and independent functioning.

 
OUR PROGRAMME AREAS


With Gender, Poverty and Environment as cross cutting themes, SPRING works through following programme interventions to achieve its aims:

 
a. Social Organization (SO)

b. Education

c. Health and Reproductive Health

d. Human & Institutional Development (HID)

e. Advocacy

f. Water Supply and Sanitation

g. Gender


Social Organization (SO)


Social Organization is an integral component of the SPRING Programmes. Focusing on strengthening and formation of women organization through close interaction with male members and organization of the partner communities achieve this.

 SPRING visualizes social organization as mean towards self-reliance of partner communities by accepting responsibilities in their development at local level.

 The Social Organization component of SPRING programme focuses on empowering the local communities, especially women, through strengthening their capacities and involving them at all stages of the programme.

Education

Under this programme SPRING will be establishes child friendly spaces and women facilitation centre in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. One major component of this programme is the active involvement of local community, especially mothers and fathers, in their children's education through formation of Village Education Committees (VECs) and Parent Teacher Associations (PTA). Under this SPRING will organized capacity building of local community, teachers, NGOs and line department staff.

 
Primary Health Care (PHC)


Primary Health Care focuses on the promotion of preventive health among partner communities. This covers health education, training of traditional birth attendants and linkages with other institutions and departments.

Women Micro Enterprise Development(ME)

 This programme aims to raise the economic status of women. Through this programme SPRING facilitates women entrepreneurs to undertake micro enterprise activity through providing credit, capacity building and establishing linkages with relevant organizations and institutions.

 Human & Institutional Development (HID)

The goal of HID programme is to build institutional capacity of SPRING for effective and efficient functioning of the organization. SPRING HID programme focuses the need based capacity building of the SPRING team and partner communities.

HID facilitates an on going  team building process revolving around fundamental principles of transparency, openness, commitment,mutual respect and trust, self-confidence and needs. Various relevant mechanisms have been evolved within the organization to carry out regular need assessment at institution and individual levels.

 
SPRING as facilitator of the development process also ensures development of capacities and skills at community level so that development process continues even after the with-drawl of external support.

The HID programme, besides the above mentioned, is also responsible for fund raising, documentation and public relations activities.


Advocacy

 In order to influence government policies to improve its services and become instrumental in general behavior change for an equitable society, SPRING is involved in advocacy work at all levels. SPRING is active member of many forums including Pakistan NGO Forum, Sarhad NGO Ittehad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Core Group/Gender Task Force,/Child Protection group, Beijing Follow up group, Peoples Assembly and Advocacy and Network.

OUR GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS



Presently SPRING is working with the selected deprived rural communities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Swat, Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Buneer, Dir, Malakand, DIKhan, Lakki Marwat and Tank.

 OUR FUTURE VISION

 SPRING aims to continue its work in CBFE, WMED, PHC, and SO. Our approach to work is "first consolidate and then expand". Based upon this approach, SPRING intends to further expand its operation in the north and south of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Besides this developing SPRING as a resource organization, catering to the needs of partner communities and organizations in the fields of SPRING intervention is another future consideration. 

Organizational Structure:

Organization of the SPRING comprises of Board of Governors (BOG) and Executive Committee. The BOG is the governing body of the organization and is responsible to frame policy guidelines for the organization and monitor its activities. The Executive Committee runs the day-to-day affairs of the organization and is headed by the Executive Director. Besides, some voluntaries perform activities on part time basis

Financial Resources:

Finances for the organization come from International Humanitarian Organizations/ Foundations membership fees, subscription and donations. For projects that are beyond the financial capacity of SPRING, the organization depends on national and international donors.





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