Milestones
  • 1991-92 Grant received from Ford Foundation in December 1991 for strengthening NGOs through HRD programmes.
  • 1992-93 The HRD Division of SOSVA was launched with Ford Foundation support.
  • 1993-94 Number of workshops held in 1992-93 doubled from 14 to 28 during 1993-94
  • 1994-95 First installment of grant received from CEBEMO.
    SOSVA established its own Training Institute at Yerwada in September 1995 and as a result SOSVA could organize 63 workshops during 1994-95.
  • 1995-96 Office of BDHC sanctioned grant towards procurement of Teaching Aids for STI State Bank of India donated Computers and other accessories to facilitate data store.
  • 1996-97 ICICI, Bank of Baroda, IDBI supported STI for strengthening its training activities.
  • 1997-98 British Partnership grant scheme grant to SOSVA – a two year grant under the agies was sanctioned for conducting training workshops for NGOs in the area of capacity building, gender sensitization and income generation. The Marathi fundraising manual was released. Bank of Baroda supported training activities.
  • 1998-99 SOSVA conducted 20 workshops under DFID grant.
    Cawsji Shavakshaw Dinshaw Adenwalla Trust, PMC, IFCL, CBI, M. P. Shroff, Sommanshu, Manu Enterprises, Ferrocare supported training activities.
  • 1999-00 The second year grant was released by DFID. 2 Collaborative workshops were held with Maharashtra Energy Development Agency on the theme of Involvement of NGOs in Promotion of non-conventional renewal sourced of Energy.
    2 collaborative workshops were held with NABARD for Promotion and Development of SHGs and their linkages with Banks.
  • 2000-01 2 collaborative workshops were held with SIDBI on Management and Development of Micro Credit Schemes. SOSVA conducted 10 workshops under the agies of Shree Mumbadevi Mandir Charities.
  • AVERT Society, Mumbai identified us as capacity building institution for NGOs funded by AVERT Society for providing training inputs on STD/HIV/AIDS, Sex & Sexuality.
  • Leading Nationalized Banks involvement in Training Activities - Bank of Baroda, Union Bank of India, Bank of India.
  • Assistance in kind by AVERT society and Bank of Baroda.
  • Introduction of Good Governance programmes in Association with “Credibility Alliance”