• To facilitate and assist the village community to organize Village Development Committees (VDCs) to undertake surveys, to identify problems, formulate small projects and implement the development programmes/projects.
  • To train the VDCs to improve their management capacity and expertise in formulation of small projects.
  • To carry out research on various aspects of rural development
  • To foster and develop contacts with rural development organizations both in Pakistan and abroad to share knowledge and experience
  • Acting as a think-tank to organize seminars, workshops, forums to discuss and document the deliberations on different rural development issues
  • To publish and disseminate information to member NGOs/CBOs (National Network)