SathSath (meaning “together”) has been working with children and youth (along with their immediate family) living and working on and of the street, street connected children, underprivileged children, child sexual abuse (CSA), Sexual Exploitation of Children in Online (SECO), on children, youth and women in Nepal since 1998. Legally registered in February 2001.
Today, SathSath is an organization recognized as national NGO working for disadvantaged and underprivileged children and youth (along with immediate families) across Nepal. SathSath have proved record of working in 29 districts, trained around 150 NGO staffs of more than 70 organizations in Nepal. Established as organization working solely for children and child rights, it has expanded it working target group to youth and women, and immediate families and communities of the target group. Besides, SathSath works in overall issues of working and most disadvantaged children and youth addressing other issues which concerns the livelihood and survival in the society.
We have been advocating Rights of children through different mediums like radio, street and theatre drama, publications and other means. Consistently we have aired more than 343 radio progarmme dedicated to advocate the rights of children.
SathSath has been establishing itself a resource organisation in developing and delivering different training toolkits. We have successfully developed and delivered training toolkit for UNICEF-Nepal supported organisation in Kathmandu valley on HIV Prevention Outreach Programming for Outreach Worker/Street and Peer Educators. Similarly, developed and delivered Practice Business Toolkit (PB) on youth entrepreneurship for Street Kids International-Canada (now merged with Save the Children -Canada), which they will be applying through their partner organisation in 160 countries.
Children and youth are given opportunities to develop individual styles and capacity by involvement in the programmes. Children receive psychosocial counselling and helped to identify their future goals. Children are encouraged for social reintegrating programmes to mainstream their capacity to earn their life from business training and support programme, life-skill trainings, vocational skills and apprenticeship, need-based education to self-sustain individual lives.
SathSath believes in networking and working together with the other youth-serving organisations.
Currently SathSath is focused on working
- Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) specifically on “BOYS” issues.
- Bridging street-connected children to formal schooling
- Birth Registration of street-connected children and children in conflict with law
- Child Rights issues
STATUS OF REGISTRATION: Nepalese NGO
CDO REGISTRATION: 662/057/058
SWC AFFILIATION No: 13406
PAN No: 302289822