How to become a Member


     Full Members

  • Legally registered by the Charities and Societies Agency based and renewed/valid certificate
  • Produce letter of membership application
  • Has women empowerment program through self-help group approach
  • Has practically formed certain number self-help groups
  • Has no contradictory/conflicting approach in one project location
  • Can produce annual report and submit for CoSAP regarding its performance on self-help group approach
  • Willing to sign members’ code of conduct
  • Fulfills its obligation in accordance to CoSAP bylaw

     Honorary Members

  • Organizations, institutions, groups or legal persons that are acknowledged for their contribution to the cause of CoSAP’s vision in promoting the Self Help Group approach in the country
  • Membership is to be approved by CoSAP General Assembly


After CoSAP receives an expression of interest to become a full member, it will include the member-to-be in its regular monitoring visits to assess the conditions of the People’s Institutions and provide technical support where needed. After conditions are met, CoSAP Secretariat will present the request for membership to the Board of Directors; and the final approval will be done by CoSAP General Assembly.