About the organization

SPREDA is a professional organization working towards people-based integrated development in urban and rural areas. It provides consultative
support to development organizations. It focuses upon community empowerment through participatory approaches that ultimately enable the people guide and control their own development process. Hence, our
efforts are directed towards helping people take initiatives for sustainable development. It was established in 1997 under Societies Registration Act,
1860, SPREDA has its head office in Lucknow and two project offices in Kanpur Dehat and Jaunpur, Lucknow .

Vision
Empowering people

Mission
To carry our development activities through well planned strategies and to work towards socio- economic development and community empowerment.

Objectives
= Help women find access to opportunities for their
development
= Help different sections of society in becoming self-reliant
= Stimulate people's participation in development process

Core Areas
The core functional areas of the organization include entrepreneurship
development livelihood promotion, enterprise education, women empowerment, water and sanitation, child labour.

Interventions
= Training, Capacity building
= Research, Studies & Assessments
= Monitoring & Evaluation
= Consulting services
= Information & Communication Technology (ICT)

Team
Our team comprises of a core group of professionals having expertise in different fields i.e small business promotion, livelihoods, enterprise
education and management, research & studies, monitoring, evaluation, women empowerment & gender, education, information technology etc.
We also have a panel of consultants having rich and diverse experience as well as resource persons from different organizations. Our consultants
have been involved in carrying out a number of research studies,
assessments, apart from various training and capacity building
programmes.