Thardeep Rural Development Programme is a not-for-profit integrated rural development programme working with poor and vulnerable segments of society particularly women in the most deprived and remote areas of Sindh Province. TRDP takes Social Mobilization as the foundation of its entire work. Through participation of community institutions, it undertakes programme activities under the major themes of income generation and poverty graduation elementary education with focus on girl’s education, maternal and child health, livelihood and enterprise development, food security, disaster preparedness and management and water & sanitation. In order to implement a range of integrated activities TRDP employs ‘capacity building’ of community activists and its staff as the key strategy. Social Research is a continuous process which complements both the operation and capacity building of TRDP programme.