The Society for the protection and Assistance of Socially Disadvantaged Individuals (SPASDI) is a non-profit, non-governmental public charitable organization that was established in 1999 (Registration No. 111201), Utilizing innovative prevention and timely intervention. SPASDI seeks to contain social problems through raising social awareness in communities, education families and encouraging policymakers to collaborate with social organizations to better assimilate effected individuals and to improve selected treatment methods while respecting their privacy rights.
Since 1999, SPASDI has placed over 200 AIDS-orphaned children from across the country under its protective umbrella of comprehensive support, has received special consultative status from United Nations’ Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), has held over 100 seminars for prevention and education on HIV related matters, has empowered numerous HIV infected women who are the primary sources of income for their families by involving them in training skills. SPASDI has also sustainably provided free telephone counseling.
Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) play a significant role in today’s society, typically picking up the government’s deficits in services and social protection for citizens via the generosity of donors. NGOs have also contributed to society, knowing that people working in the NGO sector have a common goal to educate and uplift the members of their society and to invest in future generations.