External Resources

Rural Support Programmes Network (RSPN) Outreach

  • The Rural Support Programmes Network (RSPN) is the largest development network of Pakistan, with an outreach to over 38 million rural Pakistanis. It consists of 12 member Rural Support Programmes (RSPs) that espouse a common approach to rural development: social mobilisation.
  • RSPN Outreach

Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN) Microwatch

  • The Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN or ‘the Network’) traces its beginnings to 1997 when a group of microfinance practitioners laid its foundations as an informal platform for coordination, exchange of ideas and peer learning. Since then the Network has grown significantly and is now recognized locally and globally as the national association for retail players in Pakistan’s microfinance industry.
  • PMN Microwatch


  • ASER - The Annual Status of Education Report is the largest citizen led; household based initiative that aims to provide reliable estimates on the schooling status of children aged 3-16 years residing in all rural and few urban districts of Pakistan.
  • ASER Data Set