Society Integration Development (SIDO) is a non-political, non-religious, non-partisan and non-governmental organization devoted to furthering community development and poverty reduction partnership work with LNGOs, Community based organizations (CBOs), Government Sector, Private Sector and Media Sector. It has been legally registered bye-law with the Royal Government of Cambodia working towards the Poverty Reduction in lines with the National Poverty Reduction Strategy of the Royal Government of Cambodia at national level, regional level, provincial level and grassroots community level in Cambodia within 24 towns and provinces.
SIDO was founded and established in January 2004. From its inception January 2004 to the end of 2004, its operations is working on two activities: 1) as a distance project support to Local NGOs and CBOs to initial address the problem of Environment, Education, Agriculture and Rural development and 2) doing a variety of researches, feasibility studies and Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) on Cambodian social issue environment in terms of general economic investment, Government system, NGOs and IOs (Civilian Society), media sector approach and especially the situation of the local community in need in Cambodia by the private individual fund of Group Founders, BOARDS and Charitable families prior a departure to an huge exploration of the 14 main programs based on the availability of the funding.
SIDO was designed as NGO with its feature as a Social Enterprise and Social Development Programs to fulfilling its vision and mission in helping the poor in general. It was official registered with the Royal Government of Cambodia aiming at loving to start-up and expand programs wider and country-wide both target beneficiaries and target locations as defined in the program operational strategy planning and direction. The organization has grown mature over the past years in terms of project implementation, staff capacity-building and organizational development.
SIDO first started employing around 25 national staff and 13 foreign staff in which 10 staff at the main office in Phnom Penh and 28 field program staff based in different provinces who is supporting by a number of government and community counterparts, local NGO partners and CBOs, several Cambodian as well as international volunteers and expatriate advisors. Nowadays, SIDO is one of the leading organizations in the poverty reduction in Cambodia through a variety of development programs. The organization is well respected, nationally and internationally, for its successful approach and strategy direction in its program development in Cambodia. Due to the growth and expansion, the fundraising campaign plan is needed to be undertaken both self-financial supports and receiving external funding supports.
Provision all type of supports to upgrading and to have a better in life for all people who live under poverty lines without a stigma of nations, race, cultures and religions.
To coordinate and work closely with civil society, government ministries, donors, stakeholders and all relevant institutions in collaboration in line with related activities and resource mobilization towards its national poverty reduction strategy of the Royal Government of Cambodia.
To establish and to implement related programs including community programs and mass media programs in reply to those needs of target population in regards of poverty reduction through both SIDO and other NGO, CBO and working partners in a variety of means.
To encourage in building up all types of business development to be a self-finance reliance within its organization, target community group, target population and target beneficiaries in comply with the poverty reduction strategy of SIDO and NPRS of the Royal Government of Cambodia.