Consortium of Self Help Group Approach Promoters (CoSAP) is an umbrella of SHG promoting organizations. Members, who adopt the SHG approach as a key tool for the empowerment of women, utilize this platform as a unifying mechanism for the implementation of the approach. This objective is realized through the provision of capacity building training to member organization and representing them in any policy level discussion that paves the ground for the proliferation of the approach.

Lideta Sub City, Woreda 10, African Union Area

Our Vision

To see vibrant peoples’ institutions in Ethiopia


works towards enhanced capacity of member organizations to create vibrant women’s institutions in Ethiopia through capacity building, resources mobilization, partnership, networking, research, and

our values

we will be guided by the following core values in our day today operations, internally & externally:

  • Responsiveness
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Professionalism
  • Learning
  • Respect social values

our strategic goals

  • become an umbrella organization that has the mandate of its members to ensure that the self help group approach in Ethiopia is promoted according to the principles set forth in the code of conduct and various self help group manuals.
  • contribute to sustainable women empowerment by providing capacity building supports for all self help group promoting organizations in Ethiopia.