Directory of Social Change (DSC)


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Publications Department
24 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2DP

The Directory of Social Change provides information, training and support to voluntary and community sectors worldwide. Runs over 300 courses and training events around fundraising, management and leadership, business strategy, planning and finance, human resource management and communication and interpersonal skills. Publishes on a wide range of topics especially for voluntary sector organisations and also sells selected titles from other publishers. Books can be ordered at the online bookshop.

Swiss Centre for Development Cooperation in Technology and management (SKAT)


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Vadianstrasse 42
CH-9000 St Gallen

Skat is an independent Swiss organisation working in the fields of development and humanitarian aid, providing technical expertise and management support as well as training and research facilities. Regularly produces manuals and reports around water and sanitation, waste management, mobility and transport, building and settlements, agriculture and knowledge management. Print copies can be ordered online, and electronic versions can be freely downloaded from the website.

TRIOPS Tropical Scientific Books|S Toeche-Mittler Distribution (STMV)


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Orders Dept
Hidenburgstrasse 33
D-64295 Darmstadt

TRIOPS is a supplier of specialist literature in the field of natural sciences for tropical and subtropical scientific books and all literature regarding development aid (science, politics, agricultural economics, medicine, biology, energy and environment). Catalogue includes more than 5000 titles that can be ordered through the website and are distributed all over the world.



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9 Elmdale Road
Bristol BS8 1SL

MIDIRS supports midwives efforts to keep up to date with knowledge and current practicea through its publications, workshops and a range of information services. Topics include, adolescents, breastfeeding, cancer, neonatal care, postnatal care and pregnancy. Publications can be purchased online at

Mental Health Media


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356 Holloway Road
London N7 6PA

Mental Health Media develop and deliver a range of projects which aim to educate and give people the tools and skills to understand and address issues of mental health. They also work with journalists and broadcasters to inform their coverage of mental health issues. Mental Health Media and Rethink have founded the Mental Health Shop to provide a one-stop shop for information and resources on mental health. You can order all of MHM and Rethink's resources through the new website at or by calling 0845 456 0455.

DK Agencies (P) Ltd


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A/15-17 Mohan Garden
Najafgarh Rd
New Delhi - 110 059

DK Agencies is an Indian bookhouse serving the information needs of a global clientele. Covers a wide range of informationa materials, including books, journals, multimedia and bibliographic material published by private publishing houses, government (central, state, local), research institutions, learned bodies, or even individuals, including high-priced, very low-priced or even unpriced. Publications, which cover the whole subject spectrum, including health, educationa and politics, can be ordered online.

Stylus Publishing LLC|(distributor of Oxfam Publications)


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PO Box 605
Herndon VA 20171-0605

Stylus is an independent publisher, as well as the distributor of independent publishers and NGOs, meeting the needs of a wide range of audiences, including: teachers, faculty developers, and administrators in higher education; policymakers, researchers, and teachers concerned with the environment and sustainable development; development and Third World practitioners, policymakers, and academics; academics interested in Irish culture and history, African studies; managers, trainers, and teachers of business studies; professionals interested in all facets of green building; teachers from preschool through high school; psychologists, psychoanalysts, and psychotherapists. Publications can be ordered online, by phone, fax or mail.

Legacy Books


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PO Box 68077

Legacy Books was established in 1996 to sell books on Community Development. It has since diversified to sell other categories of books including World Reports, Business Management, and books on African History, Politics, and Culture. Legacy Books represents and stocks publications from renowned local and international organisations. It is arguably the leading Development and Professional bookshop in Kenya and possibly East Africa. It has three branches: one at Yaya Centre (flagship store), another at The Mall in Westlands, and the third at the Kenya International Conference Centre. Books can be ordered online through the website.

Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD)


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PO Box 1530 Code 1250
Addis Ababa

The ECDD works collaboratively with other organizations in Ethiopia to promote “inclusive development” – the inclusion of disability issues and people with disabilities in mainstream government and NGO development projects and programs. Main objectives/activities - create awareness about disability and development issues, promote human rights and equal opportunity for persons with disabilities, promote and facilitate inclusive development, increase self-reliance of organizations of disabled people, increase educational opportunities for students with disabilities in higher education and TVET, and provide support services

The Bharath Abhyudaya Seva Samithi


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D N0 25-17-131, old 7th Lane
Guntur-522 004
Andhra Pradesh

BASS works for the overall development of people in rural and urban areas through community based social, economical, educational, health care and emergency relief and rehabilitation services in Guntur district for the last 29 years. BASS organises communities to become community based organisations (CBO), peoples organisations (Federations) empowering through training, awareness on government programs, health care, education and creating opportunities to learn skills for increasing their socio-economic status in the society. Motivate them to active participation in grama sabha to solve their community issues in the process of empowerment. BASS prioritises health care to the needy communities through awareness generation, relief and rehabilitation. BASS collaborates with various Government Ministries, Departments and national and international agencies

Snowdrop child development consultants


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PO Box 85
EX15 1WP

Snowdrop provides programmes of neuro-cognitive therapy for children who have suffered brain injury. Those problems may express themselves as more global difficulties such as cerebral palsy or autism, or more specific difficulties such as dyslexia or specific language impairment. Treatment is carried out by the family in the child's own home, with a strong emphasis on learning through play. Snowdrop believes that the best environment for development to have a chance of taking place is one where both child and family are happily motivated and jointly focussed on the same objectives