Network of Homebased Workers
in South Asia

HomeNets in South East Asian Countries

Cambodia:
1)
Focal Organisation:- Artisans' Association of Cambodia (AAC)
2)
Established in 2001 as membership based organization for crafts producers and sellers in Cambodia.
3)
Working with 40 Handicraft Groups and 1989 Grassroots Producers
4)
Stationed at Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
5)
Action Areas: - Promoting Fair Trade and Improve livelihood of Homebased Workers.
Laos:
1)
Focal Organisation:- Non-profit Association of Lao Development and Environment (NALD)
2)
Established as Non-profit Organization in 2004
3)
Working with 600 groups in 7 provinces of Lao PDR
4)
Stationed at Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR
5)
Action Areas: - Community Development, Savings groups, Skill training, Income generation.
Philippines:
1)
Focal Organisation:- Pambansang Tagapag-ugnay ng mga Manggagawa sa Bahay (PATAMABA) Inc.
2)
Established in 1989 as a National Network of Home workers in Philippines.
3)
It has a total membership of 17,286 in 10 regions, 34 provinces & 239 chapters of Philippines.
4)
Stationed at Quezon City, Philippines.
5)
Action Areas: - Creating, Strengthening, Consolidating and Expanding the National Network of Homebased workers
Thailand:
1)
Focal Organisation:- Foundation for Labour and Employment Promotion (FLEP)
2)
Established in 2003 as Foundation and Network of Informal workers in Thailand.
3)
Working with 144 groups of s home-based workers, 14 groups of agricultural groups and other 3 groups from services sector involved in about 40 occupations in 5 regions of Thailand.
4)
Stationed at Bangkok, Thailand.
5)
Action Areas: - Organizing Homebased Workers, Networking, Economic Empowerment, Promotion of Occupational health and Safety and Policy Advocacy.
HomeNet South East Asia:
1)
Established in 1997
2)
Stationed at Quezon City, Philippines
3)
Areas: Policy Advocacy, Research and Documentation

(As approved by the Board of Trustees on 05.09.2014)

I. PURPOSE OF HOMENET SOUTH ASIA :

The structure of an organization or a network depends on what it’s purpose and strategies are.

Vision Statement

HomeNets in South Asia envisions a scenario in which Homebased Workers are visible, protected, promoted, empowered ..

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